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Pailin Governor takes action against encroachers

The government continues to move to crackdown on land encroachers, with Pailin Governor Ban Srey Mom took action against a group of land encroachers in the province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501096310/pailin-governor-takes-action-against-encroachers/

Kampot to remove illegal waterfront structures

Owners of illegal structures built on Kampot province’s seafront and riverbanks were ordered by the provincial governor to remove them immediately or be taken to court. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095007/kampot-to-remove-illegal-waterfront-structures/

ACU urged to probe Phnom Tamao land irregularities

Baitong Warriors, a local environment activist group, have submitted a letter to the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities concerning more than 2,000ha of the Tamao Mountain forest reserve following news of a dairy farm’s relocation to the area. ...

Pann Rethea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/acu-urged-probe-phnom-tamao-land-irregularities

14,000ha slated for families around Tonle Sap

Nearly 14,000ha of farmland in Zone 2 and Zone 3 of the Tonle Sap Lake have so far been allocated by the government to some 7,000 households in the provinces surrounding the lake, according to preliminary data seen by The Post on June 7. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/14000ha-slated-families-around-tonle-sap

Tonle Sap Area in rezoning

Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a sub-decree on May 27 reassigning more than 34sq km of land in Zone 3 of the protected area surrounding Tonle Sap Lake to Zone 2. The rezoning will allow restricted use of the land for the 1,658 households in ...

Lay Samean and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tonle-sap-area-rezoning

Land titles handed over to indigenous people

The provincial authorities of Ratanakiri handed over land titles to residents of two villages in one of its districts. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083732/land-titles-handed-over-to-indigenous-people/

PM hands over more than 3,000 hectares of land to people in Pursat

Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a sub-decree to amend the area of ​​3,448 hectares, 77 and hand it over to the people of Pursat to live in and enjoy. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083820/pm-hands-over-more-than-3000-hectares-of-land-to-people-in-pursat/

Rights NGO alleges large-scale land grabs planned in Kampong Speu sanctuary

The environment watchdog Anti-Corruption Natural Resource Protection and Civil Rights Protection Organisation (ACNCIPO) filed a complaint with the Kampong Speu Provincial Administration on March 28 – opposing what they allege is a company’s plan to clear 1,227ha of wildlife sanctuary land in Oral district’s Tasal ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rights-ngo-alleges-large-scale-land-grabs-planned-kampong-speu-sanctuary

200 indigenous people protest against company for land encroachment

Some 200 indigenous people in Mondulkiri province have come together to protest against a company for encroaching into their collective land. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501042590/200-indigenous-people-protest-against-company-for-land-encroachment/

10 arrested over land grabbing in Preah Sihanouk province

Officials in Preah Sihanouk province arrested 10 people over land grabbing in Kampong Seila district. Reports said almost 300 people were involved in the land encroachment in the province. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501041329/10-arrested-over-land-grabbing-in-preah-sihanouk-province/

More than 62,000 hectares of flooded forest land returned to the state

More than 62,000 hectares of flooded forest land in six provinces surrounding Tonle Sap lake have been returned to the government, according to an official. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034793/more-than-62000-hectares-of-flooded-forest-land-returned-to-the-state/

Over 60ha of encroached land seized in K Chhnang

Kampong Chhnang Provincial Administration has confiscated over 60 hectares of illegally grabbed state land in Kampong Tralach district. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501018828/over-60ha-of-encroached-land-seized-in-k-chhnang/

M’kiri authorities on manhunt over 6,000ha of grabbed land

The Department of Agriculture authorities are on a manhunt to track down those involved in the encroachment of more than 6,000 hectares of forest land since January 5 in Mondulkiri province. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501014669/mkiri-authorities-on-manhunt-over-6000ha-of-grabbed-land/

Mondulkiri officials under scrutiny over land

Pen Ean, a personal adviser to Prime Minister Hun Sen, has submitted a letter to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng requesting that the ministry review the case O’Raing district governor Seak Mony of Mondulkiri province and other officials in that district who allegedly conspired to ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-officials-under-scrutiny-over-land

More than 60,000 hectares of flooded forest seized by state from encroachers

As the crackdown and seizure of encroached swamp forest land continues, the government has so far seized more than 60,000 hectares of encroached land from more than 14,000 families. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501012926/more-than-60000-hectares-of-flooded-forest-seized-by-state-from-encroachers/

Over 700 ha land dispute settled

Twelve indigenous communities in O’Chum and Andong Meas districts, Ratanakiri province and Vietnamese agribusiness firm Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) have resolved a land dispute involving over 742.26 hectares. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008095/over-700-ha-land-dispute-settled/

Taskforce to fight all state land grabs in M’kiri forests

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon formed a joint-task force for the prevention of forestry crimes in Mondulkiri province following a clampdown on illegal occupation of state land there. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/taskforce-fight-all-state-land-grabs-mkiri-forests

Long term residents of state land ask for stability via land titles

People living in the Prek Ta Kong community in Phnom Penh are concerned about the legal status of their homes as they live above the sewer pipes, and have never received land titles, despite some families having lived there for 40 years. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501003610/long-term-residents-of-state-land-ask-for-stability-via-land-titles/

Indigenous people face delays in obtaining land titles

Indigenous community leaders have raised concerns about delays in obtaining Collective Land Titles (CLT). The bureaucratic process, already complex, has been further delayed by the pandemic’s impact. To date, 30 out of 455 CLTs have been granted. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501000763/indigenous-people-face-delays-in-obtaining-land-titles/

Authorities start sealing off land for project in Koh Rong city

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration yesterday started putting up boundary posts to build a fence around a 350,000-square-metre site of a private company to develop tourist sites at two villages in Koh Rong city. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50996049/authorities-start-sealing-off-land-for-project-in-koh-rong-city/

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