Land

UXO explosion in Pailin province injures two men

Two men were seriously injured in an explosion of a 74 mm unexploded shell ordnance at Huy Tbong village in Pailin province. Lieutenant Colonel Kong Samnang, deputy police chief of Pailin city, said yesterday the explosion of the ordnance, which occurred at around 5pm on ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728071/uxo-explosion-in-pailin-province-injures-two-men/

Sanctuary head sued for not stopping forest occupations

Four Bunong and an Adhoc official filed a joint lawsuit against Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary head Prum Vibol Ratanak at the Mondulkiri Provincial Court for failing to stop illegal land occupation and the buying and selling of forest land.​ ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sanctuary-head-sued-not-stopping-forest-occupations

Municipal court charges two men for land fraud

Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Saturday charged and detained two land brokers accused of defrauding $1.5 million from a real estate businessman living in Phnom Penh over the sale of nearly 200 hectares of land in Kampong Speu province’s Oudong district last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726479/municipal-court-charges-two-men-for-land-fraud/

Pursat governor says land disputes no longer a major problem in area

Pursat provincial governor Mao Thonin has claimed that land disputes between residents and major companies allowed to manage land in the province are no longer a problem and minor disputes have been solved through land dispute resolutions each week. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-governor-says-land-disputes-no-longer-major-problem-area

Mondulkiri police summon two in land dispute

Sre Ampoum commune police in Pech Chreada district, Mondulkiri province, summoned two members of an ethnic minority group on Wednesday to clarify a land dispute after they published a Facebook post claiming the land is illegally occupied. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-police-summon-two-land-dispute

Preah Vihear excavator driver hit by sharpnel

An 18-year-old man was rushed to the Choam Ksan district referral hospital after he sustained serious head injuries on Sunday when the excavator he was using to dig a canal hit an anti-tank mine in Kamprak village, Yeang commune, Preah Vihear province. ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-excavator-driver-hit-sharpnel

Farmer killed after accidentally hitting landmine

A farmer was killed following an accidental mine explosion in Oddar Meanchey province. The victim was said to have been ploughing on farmland in the province’s Anlong Veng district when the tragedy happened. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723287/farmer-killed-after-accidentally-hitting-landmine/

CMAA and UNDP put mine clearance as top priority

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority and UNDP have identified landmine clearance as a priority task in line with the government’s National Mine Action Sector Plan 2018-2025 in a bid to ensure that Cambodia becomes landmine free.​ ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723387/cmaa-and-undp-put-mine-clearance-as-top-priority/

Landmine fatalities drop

Twenty-six people were killed and injured by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the first four months of this year, the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) said in a report on Monday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/landmine-fatalities-drop

One teen killed, four injured in UXO explosions

A boy was killed and four others sustained injuries when a UXO and a landmine exploded in two separate incidents in Battambang province’s Samlot district and Pursat province’s Veal Veng district. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720609/one-teen-killed-four-injured-in-uxo-explosions/

Stung Treng court charges, releases officer

Major-general Chan Sam Ath was found guilty of violating the Forestry Law by the Stung Treng Provincial Court on Wednesday, but he will not be imprisoned because of poor health due to abdominal surgery.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-court-charges-releases-officer

CMAC collects and destroys UXOs

Cambodian Mine Action Centre experts and four provincial authorities have destroyed a cluster munition weighing more than 300 kilograms and more than 60 UXOs. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716352/cmac-collects-and-destroys-uxos/

Kandal deputy police chief suspended over alleged land grab

The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday suspended Brigadier General Sreng Sokha, Kandal provincial deputy police chief, for running a real estate business and allegedly grabbing more than 40 hectares of land in Takhmao city. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716112/kandal-deputy-police-chief-suspended-over-alleged-land-grab/

50,000 hectares in two sanctuaries registered as state land

The Environment Ministry has registered more than 50,000 hectares of protected area of the Peam Krasop and Phnom Prich wildlife sanctuaries as state land in a bid to eliminate land disputes in conservation areas. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714774/50000-hectares-in-two-sanctuaries-registered-as-state-land/

Kep officials demolish illegal land grab fence

The Damnak Chang’aeur district Unified Command Committee on Tuesday demolished a concrete fence that was illegally built to encroach on flooded forest land in Angkorl commune’s Angkorl village in Kep province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kep-officials-demolish-illegal-land-grab-fence

Boundary markers create concerns for indigenous people

The Bunong indigenous people in Mondulkiri province have expressed concerns about deforestation in the Phnom Nam Lyr Wildlife Sanctuary after a forest community spotted machinery in an off-limits area and noticed markers planted in the surrounding land. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boundary-markers-create-concerns-indigenous-people

Men held over forest clearing in Mondulkiri

Four men were detained on Tuesday for clearing land in a biodiversity conservation corridor of protected natural areas in Koh Nhek district, in Mondulkiri province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/men-held-over-forest-clearing-mondulkiri

Experts remove UXOs found by farmers in Preah Vihear

The Tbeng Meanchey district police and Cambodian Self Help Demining (CSHD) officers removed 17 active unexploded ordnances (UXOs) on Sunday from a plantation in Chheanmok commune in Preah Vihear province. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/experts-remove-uxos-found-farmers-preah-vihear

‘Stop land grabs at archaeological sites’

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts said last year, it cracked down on 18 cases of land grabs at archaeological sites, while 6,617 archaeological sites including burial places, ancient temples, ancient pagodas and irrigation systems across the country were registered for conservation. ...

Khorn Savi
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/stop-land-grabs-archaeological-sites

Governors told to look at public land seizures

The Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, Hing Thorasky, has issued a report ordering ministers and three provincial governors to check for irregularities among lower-level officers who have illegally seized public land. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/governors-told-look-public-land-seizures

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