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. ...

Khuon Narim

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 ...

Sovann Sreypich

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. ...

Son Sarak

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. ...

Sem Pisey

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. ...

Van Roeun

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 ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

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 ...

Manoj Mathew

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. ...

Chea Sokny

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. ...

Ry Sochan

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. ...

Long Kimmarita

11,177 hectares in Bokor National Park granted to tycoon Sok Kong

Oknha Sok Kong received 11,177 hectares of land inside Preah Monivong Bokor National Park via an August 4, 2022 sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, published in the Council of Ministers’ Royal Gazette last week. ...

Khuon Narim and Phon Sotthyroth

16 new villages established in Kampong Cham province

The Ministry of Interior on Sunday announced the establishment of 16 new villages in Kampong Cham province, while it demarcated seven big villages in six districts of the province. ...

Hang Punreay

Indigenous community banned from farming over unclear zoning in Areng valley

 Preav Hun cultivated bananas and mangos in the Areng valley of the Cardamom mountains for more than 25 years, but for the past six months Ministry of Environment officials have banned him and his indigenous Chorng neighbors from farming as the government rezones the protected ...

Seoung Nimol

PPSP’s profits decline in Q4 last year, but rise on annual basis

The consolidated net profits after tax of the Royal Group Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSP) of the conglomerate Royal Group of Companies have decreased 95.21 percent to about $0.18 million in the last quarter of 2022 compared to over $3.82 million in the same ...

Kang Sothear

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