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Asean-UN join forces against COVID-19, landmines

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn has reiterated Cambodia’s support for the crucial roles the United Nations is playing in steering global efforts to combat COVID-19. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776023/asean-un-join-forces-against-covid-19-landmines/

Lyly Food to build special economic zone in Sihanoukville

A senior executive officer of Cambodian rice-crackers manufacturer Lyly Food Industry Co Ltd has said the company will build a special economic zone (SEZ) in Preash Sihanouk province and plans to launch it next year. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774342/lyly-food-to-build-special-economic-zone-in-sihanoukville/

Beware of shifting landmines due to floods

CambodiaN Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) have urged people to be aware of an increased risk of mines during floods. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774285/beware-of-shifting-landmines-due-to-floods/

PPSP: No dividends but share buyback

The Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX)-listed Phnom Penh SEZ Plc (PPSP) has announced that it will have no dividend distribution this year and will also be buying back company shares (at an undisclosed volume and value), according to documents filed to the exchange. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773546/ppsp-no-dividends-but-share-buyback/

Three commune chiefs reprimanded for landgrabs

Three commune chiefs in Mondulkiri province were reprimanded after it was found they were involved in forestland encroachment, officials said. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771434/three-commune-chiefs-reprimanded-for-landgrabs/

US commits to help rid leftover cluster bombs in Cambodia

The United States has renewed its commitment to help rid Cambodia of cluster munitions dropped by their forces during the Vietnam War. . ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50768551/us-commits-to-help-rid-leftover-cluster-bombs-in-cambodia/

Kratie land disputes ‘resolved’

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction said on Tuesday that it had completed handing out land concessions to 1,382 families in Kampong Damrei commune, in Kratie province’s Chhlong district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-land-disputes-resolved

Demining official asks China for more support

Senior demining official Ly Thuch asked the Chinese Ambassador yesterday to provide more support in order to reach the goal of making Cambodia mine-free by 2025. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767426/demining-official-asks-china-for-more-support/

Boost for special economic zones

Cambodia exports via Svay Rieng province-based special economic zones (SEZs) alone reached more than $124.87 million in August, an increase of more than $57 million in July, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765345/boost-for-special-economic-zones/

ANA warns against land sales in Angkor area

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) declared that people can no longer sell or buy land in Angkor Archaeological Park, which is a world heritage site. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-warns-against-land-sales-angkor-area

Land fraudster arrested for sale of protected area

The Phnom Penh municipal court charged and sentenced a woman to prison on September 18 for defrauding a man of $220,000 through the sale of 50 hectares of land in Preah Sihanouk province last year. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764613/land-fraudster-arrested-for-sale-of-protected-area/

Lake set for development

The government is set to hand over 38ha of Boeung Tamok Lake for development, according to two sub-decrees dated September 1 and seen by The Post on Sunday. The first sub-decree says 15ha of the lake will be given to the National Committee for Disaster Management, ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lake-set-development

Villager representatives questioned in land dispute case

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on September 8 questioned two plaintiffs representing a group of families who filed a lawsuit against four officials and 13 local businessmen alleging that they engaged in bribery and forged documents to claim ownership of 100 hectares of land in ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/villager-representatives-questioned-in-land-dispute-case/

CMAA thank donors for contribution to demining effort

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) yesterday expressed its appreciation for the support provided by the United States to clear Cambodia of landmines and explosive remnants of war. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50759201/cmaa-thank-donors-for-contribution-to-demining-effort/

Cambodia’s land concessions yield few benefits, sow social and environmental devastation

Cambodia’s government has strenuously promoted long-term leasing of unused land as Economic Land Concessions (ELCs) to attract investors and encourage development in the impoverished nation, but observers say the policy has resulted in few benefits at the cost of huge social and environmental impacts. ...

RFA staff
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/concessions-08262020174829.html

Warship found in Mekong

The Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has found a warship buried at the bottom of the Mekong River in Srei Santhor district, Kampong Cham province.​ ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/warship-found-mekong

Mine explosions kill two men, injure four in Pursat’s Veal Veng

Three children and an adult were seriously injured on Wednesday when a mine they were playing with exploded in Thma Da commune, in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mine-explosions-kill-two-men-injure-four-pursats-veal-veng

CMAC removes grenades used as makeshift stove

Local authorities, in cooperation with officials from the Cambodian Mine Action Center, yesterday retrieved eight B40 rocket-propelled grenades at the residence of one of the local families in Siem Reap province. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754488/cmac-removes-grenades-used-as-makeshift-stove/

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/

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