Land

Preah Sihanouk authorities order 23 squatter families to leave state land

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration yesterday ordered more than 20 families who are squatting on state land in Prey Nop district’s Bit Traing commune to leave. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752691/preah-sihanouk-authorities-order-23-squatter-families-to-leave-state-land/

Two people killed in mine explosion in Pursat

Two people were killed in an explosion on Monday after they attempted to rid their farm of an uncovered UXO in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district, officials said yesterday. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751817/two-people-killed-in-mine-explosion-in-pursat/

Police injured in land dispute, four detained

Preah Sihanouk police continued to question four suspects on Sunday in connection with using machinery to clear land in the Ream National Park area and assaulting authorities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-injured-land-dispute-four-detained

South Korea to give $10m for demining activities

The South Korean government will provide $10 million for the Kingdom’s landmine clearing activities from 2021 to 2025. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750371/south-korea-to-give-10m-for-demining-activities/

Demining provides land to 5.7m people

Some five million people across the country have reportedly gained safe access to agricultural land, livelihood activities and development amid Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority’s Clearing for Results (CfR) Phase IV project. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749583/demining-provides-land-to-5-7m-people/

More than 40 huts demolished and four arrested over land grabs

Preah Sihanouk authorities and park rangers yesterday dismantled more than 40 illegally-built huts and arrested four people suspected of clearing forestland in a national park. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749580/more-than-40-huts-demolished-and-four-arrested-over-land-grabs/

Kingdom to get demining aid

The international community will provide $20 million in aid to assist Cambodia with mine and explosive ordnance clearance. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-get-demining-aid

UXO blast kills boy, injures three

A five-year-old boy was killed in Preah Vihear province on Sunday when a B-40 rocket he was playing with near his home exploded. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uxo-blast-kills-boy-injures-three

Land dispute villagers gather at PM’s office, seek intervention

A group of village families gathered in front of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s office on Monday to petition him to intervene on their behalf in a land dispute. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-villagers-gather-pms-office-seek-intervention

CMAC discourages use of pagoda bells made from war remnants

Two pagodas, one each in Stung Treng and Kandal provinces, have agreed to stop using bells made out of metal from remnants of war following the advice of the Cambodian Mine Action Center in a message posted on his Facebook page today. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748793/cmac-discourages-use-of-pagoda-bells-made-from-war-remnants/

Government to investigate illegal Mondulkiri land grabs

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng issued a directive on Thursday establishing an inter-ministerial working group to study illegal forest land occupation and encroachment of protected areas in Mondulkiri province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-investigate-illegal-mondulkiri-land-grabs

Preah Sihanouk authorities issue eviction notices

Authorities in Preah Sihanouk’s Stung Hav district on Wednesday issued a week’s deadline for 20 families who illegally built huts on privately-owned land to remove the structures and move out. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748169/preah-sihanouk-authorities-issue-eviction-notices/

Mondulkiri land-use committee established

A new land-use committee will register State and indigenous land, and tackle land disputes in Mondulkiri, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara said. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-land-use-committee-established

Koh Kong warns against unlawful land transactions

Koh Kong provincial authorities said they would not approve the sale and purchase of land in protected areas without proper paperwork. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-warns-against-unlawful-land-transactions

Five arrested over state land sale

Authorities in Pursat province on Monday apprehended five people for their alleged involvement in an attempt to sell about 2,000 hectares of state-owned land on Facebook. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744768/five-arrested-over-state-land-sale/

Man injured in UXO explosion in Pursat province

In Pursat province, a man who was intoxicated suffered serious injuries after a cluster mine he threw into a stream exploded. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743995/man-injured-in-uxo-explosion-in-pursat-province/

Preah Vihear court drops charges against villagers

The Preah Vihear Provincial Court has dropped all charges against eight ethnic Kuoy villagers who were in a land dispute with the Hengfu Group Sugar Industry Co Ltd since 2014. Wednesday’s decision was made by the judge who tried the case on June 10. The eight ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-court-drops-charges-against-villagers

Sar Kheng addresses land rows in Kingdom

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has told officials to prepare a master plan for land management in the Kingdom, especially in economic centres. He expressed concern that land issues will be complicated in future, especially disputes among high-ranking officials. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-addresses-land-rows-kingdom

Minister tells governors to speed up land allocation

Minister of Environment Say Sam Al has sent letters to 20 provincial governors telling them to provide relevant documents on land issues in natural resource protected areas. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-tells-governors-speed-land-allocation

Australia provides over $5 million for demining work

Australia has committed to grant AUD 7.6 million (about $5.26 million) for demining work in the Kingdom’s three most-affected provinces from this year until 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742996/australia-provides-over-5-million-for-demining-work/

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