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Police injured in land dispute, four detained

Preah Sihanouk police continued to question four suspects on Sunday in connection with using machinery to clear land in the Ream National Park area and assaulting authorities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-injured-land-dispute-four-detained

More than 40 huts demolished and four arrested over land grabs

Preah Sihanouk authorities and park rangers yesterday dismantled more than 40 illegally-built huts and arrested four people suspected of clearing forestland in a national park. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749580/more-than-40-huts-demolished-and-four-arrested-over-land-grabs/

Koh Kong warns against unlawful land transactions

Koh Kong provincial authorities said they would not approve the sale and purchase of land in protected areas without proper paperwork. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-warns-against-unlawful-land-transactions

Further measures issued to stop land encroachment

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has ordered all provincial governors to prevent encroachment on state-protected land to avoid land disputes. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742961/further-measures-issued-to-stop-land-encroachment/

Tycoon and ex-vice governor charged over land grab

Phnom Penh Municipal Court today charged and detained a former vice-governor of Battambang province and a property Tycoon accused of bribery and embezzlement over grabbing nearly 5,000 hectares of state land in Battambang Province’s Kuos Kralor district. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742353/tycoon-and-ex-vice-governor-charged-over-land-grab/

‘No to corruption amid state-land distribution’: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday warned of legal action against anyone caught taking advantage of state-mandated land distributions, two days after he ordered several ministries to oversee the transfer of state-protected land to its long-term occupants. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741609/no-to-corruption-amid-state-land-distribution-pm/

Royal pine plantation now protected

The roughly 40ha of land in Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town where the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk historically presided over the royal “Vegetation” ceremonies to plant pine trees will soon be transferred to state property and protected. Provincial governor Svay Sam Eang said citizens ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-pine-plantation-now-protected

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

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

‘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

Ministry to resolve all state land disputes by next year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday the Land Management Ministry has committed to resolving all disputes involving state land in the Kingdom by next year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694708/ministry-to-resolve-all-state-land-disputes-by-next-year

Illegal land markers removed on Mondulkiri province plot

More than 200 markers planted illegally in Mondulkiri’s O’Raing district have been removed, with provincial authorities now on the lookout for those responsible for the crime. O’Raing district governor Siek Mony told The Post on Saturday that some 10 police officers went to Sen Monorom ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-land-markers-removed-mondulkiri-province-plot

Lawsuit filed against local Mondulkiri leaders

Two separate complaints were filed at the Mondulkiri Provincial Court against four people including the first deputy chief of Bou Sra commune, in Pech Chreada district, and a provincial deputy governor. The case concerned the issuance of land titles on forest land and secretly digging ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lawsuit-filed-against-local-mondulkiri-leaders

‘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

General ordered by court to dig out soil in Koh Kong land grab

The Koh Kong Provincial Court has temporarily suspended the business of two-star major general Tun Dieth and ordered him to dig out the soil with which he had filled in a canal in Khemarak Phoumin city’s Smach Meanchey commune after he was accused of land ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/general-ordered-court-dig-out-soil-koh-kong-land-grab

Koh Kong authorities reverse reclamation project

Koh Kong authorities yesterday began removing dirt from a land reclamation site belonging to an army two-star general in Khemarak Phoumint city. On December 3, provincial authorities filed a complaint against Major General Tun Deat, deputy chief of RCAF’s Cambodia-Thai border affairs, for reclaiming a ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673041/koh-kong-authorities-reverse-reclamation-project

Markers set in Doh Kramom area to prevent encroachment

The provincial administration and the Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction in Mondulkiri province planted 53 stone markers around the Doh Kramom mountain area to protect it from any further encroachments. But the indigenous community claimed that the planting of markers, which was ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/markers-set-doh-kramom-area-prevent-encroachment

Families instructed to remove illegal huts near Phnom Kulen

The Banteay Srei district authority in Siem Reap province ordered some 1,000 families to dismantle hundreds of huts they had illegally built to grab state land near Phnom Kulen, in Tbeng Lech village and Srah Khvav village in Tbeng commune. District governor Khim Finan said ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-instructed-remove-illegal-huts-near-phnom-kulen

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