Land

Two nabbed for grabbing and clearing land in Pursat

Two men, including a village chief, were arrested on Friday for allegedly grabbing and clearing 10ha of forest land in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district. Krasaing Pnov village chief Penh Sarorn, 49, and Vong Phalla, 50, were arrested on the orders of Pursat provincial governor ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-nabbed-grabbing-and-clearing-land-pursat

Group charged over violent land grab

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court on Saturday charged four men and three women over an attempt to grab land in Ream National Park which resulted in officers being injured during a clash.​ Court spokesman Lim Bun Heng said the seven people were clearing state forest land in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-charged-over-violent-land-grab

Two jailed over torture death

Two Banteay Meanchey Military Police officials on Sunday were charged and sent to jail for the torture and murder of Tuy Sros last month. Sar Bunsoeung, Banteay Meanchey deputy Military Police chief, and Chay Rathna, an assistant to the Anti-Drug Bureau of the provincial Military Police, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-jailed-over-torture-death

Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-governor-five-others-sued-manslaughter-torture

Police clash with villagers over land encroachment

Preah Sihanouk provincial officials yesterday clashed with a group of villagers armed with sticks and machetes as the officials were trying to dismantle illegally built homes in the Ream National Park. According to a provincial police report, the clash took place inside the protected area ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680159/police-clash-with-villagers-over-land-encroachment

Two-star general questioned over land reclamation in Koh Kong

Koh Kong provincial court yesterday questioned a two-star general who allegedly reclaimed a stretch of land near the ocean in Khemarak Phoumint city. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679766/two-star-general-questioned-over-land-reclamation-in-koh-kong

Bunong seek assistance over suspected land grabs

The Bunong ethnic community in Mondulkiri province’s Bou Sra commune on Friday sought Pich Chreada district hall’s assistance to probe several land plots located within the Phnom Nam Lear Wildlife Sanctuary that they suspect have been grabbed for private ownership. However, officials said that should ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bunong-seek-assistance-over-suspected-land-grabs

Protesters demand speedy land dispute resolution at ministry

More than 700 people affected by land disputes gathered in Phnom Penh on Monday to protest in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction. The protesters who came from Koh Kong, Kampong Speu, Oddar Meanchey and Preah Vihear provinces demanded a ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/protesters-demand-speedy-land-dispute-resolution-ministry

Compensation demanded over reservoir construction

More than 100 families in Preah Vihear province are demanding compensation from the authorities over the construction of a reservoir which they claim had affected their livelihoods. The villagers said the Raksa reservoir, a government-run project for storing water in Chey Sen and Rovieng districts ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/compensation-demanded-over-reservoir-construction

More than 50 villagers seek intervention in land disputes

More than 50 people involved in land disputes in Tbong Khmum and Svay Rieng provinces gathered on Wednesday to submit a petition at the ministries of Justice; Interior; and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, requesting a solution. Khiev Sarun, a representative from Svay Rieng province, told ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-50-villagers-seek-intervention-land-disputes

Smach Meanchey land reclamation reinstated

The Koh Kong provincial authorities said the land reclamation work in Smach Meanchey commune in Khemarak Phumin town has already been put back to its original state while the court spokesman said legal procedures are being taken against Tun Dieth, the two-star major general held ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/smach-meanchey-land-reclamation-reinstated

Probe into alleged land grab in P’Sihanouk

Inspection specialists from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction are probing a land dispute in Preah Sihanouk’s Bit Traing commune, in Prey Nop district, involving 19 families and CHSN Transportation Co Ltd. The company is owned by Hun Chea, a nephew of ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/probe-alleged-land-grab-psihanouk

‘Do not get cheated into grabbing land,’ says B Meanchey governor

The Banteay Meanchey provincial administration appealed to residents not to be cheated into grabbing land in the Tapen 2 Forest Restoration and Broadcast Station at Svay Chek district’s Slakram commune. Governor Um Reatrey told The Post on Tuesday that a provincial administration investigation found that ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/do-not-get-cheated-grabbing-land-says-b-meanchey-governor

Villagers from six provinces stage protest over land disputes

Hundreds of villagers from six provinces yesterday rallied in front of the Land Management Ministry to seek help in resolving long-standing land disputes affecting them. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675522/villagers-from-six-provinces-stage-protest-over-land-disputes

Ministry eyes 100% land registrations

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction pledged to complete registering up to 94 per cent of land by next year and 100 per cent of some seven million plots by 2021. To that end, the ministry on Thursday launched its 21-point plan ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-eyes-100-land-registrations

CMAC destroys more than 36,000 mines, UXOs in 2019

Throughout this year, the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) had detected and destroyed more than 36,000 mines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs) on nearly 6,700ha of mine-contaminated land across 487 locations in the Kingdom. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-destroys-more-36000-mines-uxos-2019

China grants $2.5 for demining operations

The Chinese government has granted more than $2 million in assistance to support demining operations in the Kingdom.​ Heng Ratana, director-general of Cambodian Mine Action Centre, yesterday said the Chinese government agreed to grant $2.5 million to support mine clearance next year. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674136/china-grants-2-5-for-demining-operations

Ministry highlights work to register indigenous lands

The Land Management Ministry has announced it has officially registered thousands of hectares of land for scores of ethnic minority communities across the Kingdom.​ In a statement issued after the meeting, the ministry said so far it has registered 28,522 hectares of indigenous land to ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674242/ministry-highlights-work-to-register-indigenous-lands

CMAC registers rise in landmine victims

The Cambodian Mine Action Center yesterday said there were 74 landmine victims this year, an increase from the 58 casualties registered last year and also in 2017. In its annual report CMAC said of these, 12 people were killed, 47 were injured and 15 were ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673787/cmac-registers-rise-in-landmine-victims

Land Ministry issues more than 450,000 land titles

The Land Management Ministry has issued 456,210 land titles so far this year. The ministry’s annual report, launched yesterday, said that it also resolved 105 out of 817 land disputes it received; the National Land Dispute Authority solved two out of 81 cases. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673867/land-ministry-issues-more-than-450000-land-titles

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