Siem Reap approves almost 50K land titles
Siem Reap governor Tea Seiha said that in the past five years, the province has registered a total of 48,476 land titles. ...
Siem Reap villagers protest APSARA authority restrictions, seek land titles
Around 100 villagers representing thousands of families from seven Siem Reap communities facing land conflicts delivered petitions to relevant ministries in Phnom Penh, requesting land titles and solutions from provincial and national authorities this week. ...
Agri-ministry logs over 800 cases of land encroachment
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries recorded 841 instances of encroachment on protected land in 2022, imposing fines in 250 cases and sending 591 of them to court, according to its report. ...
UXO casualties down 56 per cent, say CMAA
Since the beginning of January, eleven people were injured and one killed by land mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). According to a March 27 report from the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA), this represents a 56 per cent reduction on the same period in 2022, ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
Government declares Takeo mine-free
Ly Thuch, First Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), presided over the declaration of Takeo as a landmines-free province” this morning. ...
Khmer Times Staff
More than 50 hectare forest land in economic concession cleared
More than 50 hectare of forest land in an economic concession planted with pine trees, which was cleared by unknown people for the purpose of fencing in the area to claim ownership, has been inspected by the joint authorities of Mondulkiri province. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Private company receives nearly 13 hectares of riverside property, more than 300 families face eviction
More than 300 poor families face eviction to allow a private company to develop land in the Russei Keo district to the north of the Chroy Changvar bridge in Phnom Penh. ...
Koh Kong provincial authorities deny fainting and death due to land dispute protest in front of provincial hall
Koh Kong provincial authorities have denied that people fainted and died due to a protest in front of Koh Kong Provincial Hall on March 15, 2023, while protesters claimed that four people fainted and one died in hospital due to health problems during protests over ...
Minister of Agriculture chaired a meeting to review the implementation process of ELC investment projects
The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Dith Tina, chaired a meeting to review the implementation of economic land concession investment projects at the ministry on March 16 to provide additional guidance to participate in solving economic land concessions effectively and benefit the national ...
Phnom Penh Post Staff
Indigenous communities urge action on collective land titles
Just 38 indigenous communities out of 455 have received communal land titles since the government first made them available in 2009, with indigenous activists and rights groups bemoaning the notoriously slow process. ...
Container freight station aided by Japan opens in Cambodia’s SPSEZ
A container freight station built with aid from Japan was inaugurated recently at Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Port Special Economic Zone (SPSEZ). ...
Khmer Times Staff
Get vets’ village infrastructure built, urges Sophara
Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara urged that infrastructure construction be expedited on more 600ha of land on the Cambodia-Vietnam border that was earmarked for distribution to veterans and their families, as well as the impoverished. ...
CMAC pushing forward with China grants
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) will now embark on new Chinese-funded demining projects in three provinces after the completion of two missions. ...
Government declares Kampong Chhnang mine-free
Another province has been declared mine-free, which is another achievement for the Royal Government and the country as it moves towards the goal of being mine-free by 2025. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Nine Boeng Tamok residents placed under court supervision, face additional charges
Nine Boeng Tamok lake residents face charges of “intentional acts of violence and obstruction of public officials” and were placed under court supervision following a February 21 warrant issued by the Phnom Penh Municipal court. ...
Phon Sotthyroth and Runn Sreydeth
300 army, police families at border get new homes
Officials from the Departments of Land Management, Urban Planning, Construction and Cadastral Affairs of Tbong Khmum and Svay Rieng provinces have begun to prepare over 300 plots of social land concessions for members of the police and armed forces stationed along the Cambodia-Vietnam border, and ...
Preah Sihanouk master plan reaches halfway mark
The work on the master plan to develop Preah Sihanouk province into a multi-purpose model Special Economic Zone has reached the halfway mark and has now entered the stage of review and recommendations at the technical level, according to Long Dimanche, the Deputy Governor of ...
Preah Sihanouk warns of land scammers
The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has warned several families not to be fooled by the claims of land brokers who sold them land which belongs to Canadia Bank Plc. ...
Preah Sihanouk province officially declared landmine-free
Preah Sihanouk province was officially declared landmine free on February 24, making it the sixth province to be declared free of landmines. Authorities are committed to clearing 12 more provinces of landmines by the end of the year. ...
Borey VIP, 373 families in mediation
The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has scheduled March 3 as the next date for mediation between real estate developer Borey VIP, its creditors and more than 350 families who say they have paid for homes which have not been built. ...