Land

Land tenure and land titling

Run Ta Ek progress on track for area to become full town

Most parts of the Run Ta Ek development site in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district – which has been allocated for those willing to relocate from the protected Angkor Archaeological Park – have already been cleared, and the developers are well underway with the ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-progress-track-area-become-full-town

Village demands return of chief who joined Angkor protest

Siem Reap residents are collecting hundreds of thumbprints for the reinstatement of a village chief who was fired for joining a protest against the resettlement of Angkor evictees. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/village-demands-return-of-chief-who-joined-angkor-protest/

Hundreds From Three Provinces Urge Government to Speed Up Land Dispute Resolutions

About 300 people from three provinces are urging three ministries and the Prime Minister’s cabinet to speed up solutions for their land disputes that have dragged out for more than a decade. ...

Khan Leakhena
https://vodenglish.news/hundreds-from-three-provinces-urge-government-to-speed-up-land-dispute-resolutions/

Residents and traders at Phnom Sampov resort request compensation in exchange for demolition

About 20 families and traders living and selling around Phnom Sampov asked the relevant authorities to help resolve the compensation according to the market price in exchange for relocation as authorities claim that their move is to rehabilitate the site for tourism. ...

VOD staff
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/17/residents-and-traders-at-phnom-sampov-request-compensation-in-exchange-for-demolition/

Citizens with land issues in three provinces submit a petition to the relevant ministries demanding a solution

About 300 communities from three provinces gathered to file a petition at the Prime Minister’s Office and other relevant ministries in Phnom Penh on Thursday to demand those ministries and institutions expedite the settlement of land issues for them. ...

Khan Leakhena
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/17/citizens-with-land-issues-in-3-provinces-submit-a-petition-to-the-relevant-ministries-demanding-a-solution/

Siem Reap village chief dismissed after protesting for land rights with citizens

Sna Sangkram village chief of Balang commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province was fired by his superiors after protesting for land rights with more than 210 families in the Run Ta Ek development area. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/16/siem-reap-village-chief-dismissed-after-protesting-for-land-rights-with-citizens/

More than 200 families in Siem Reap dismantled tents on disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force

210 families live in Sna Sangkram village, Balong commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province that has a land dispute with the Apsara Authority demolished tents from the disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/15/more-than-200-families-in-siem-reap-dismantled-tents-after-authorities-threatened-to-use-force/

‘A Plane Crash. A Car Accident’: Boeng Tamok Residents Host Cursing Ceremony

Residents facing potential eviction from the capital’s Boeng Tamok lake — which is in the process of being filled in with sand — held a “cursing ceremony” against the developers and officials’ relatives who are taking and selling their land. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/a-plane-crash-a-car-accident-boeng-tamok-residents-host-cursing-ceremony/

Some citizens affected by new airport project remain non-compensation for US$ 8 per square meter

Some residents affected by the new Phnom Penh International Airport development project in Kandal Steung district, Kandal province, remain adamant not to accept compensation of US$ 8 per square meter as determined by the government, while some people received the compensation by force after losing ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/07/some-citizens-affected-kandal-airport-project-remain-non-compensation/

Boeung Ta Mok residents set up tents to prevent authorities from dumping land while land disputes remain unresolved

About 30 people representing 250 families living near Ta Mok Lake in Sangkat Samrong, Khan Prek Pnov, Phnom Penh, set up tents on the disputed land and took turns to prevent the authorities from pouring land to clear Ta Mok Lake which affect their livelihoods, ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/08/boeung-ta-mok-residents-set-tents-prevent-authorities-dumping-land-enjoying/

Land dispute representatives in Siem Reap disappointed after district authorities failed to meet

Representatives of 210 families in Sna Sangkram village, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province, are disappointed that the governor of Prasat Bakong district did not visit the people involved in chronic land issues as promised, while the district authorities claimed that he did not promise ...

Pa Sokheng
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/01/land-dispute-representatives-in-siem-reap-disappointed-after-not-meet-district-authorities/

More than 200 families in Russey Keo district request development in place and land title as authorities ask them to relocate

244 families in Lor Kambor village, Sangkat Svay Pak, Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh, which affected by the road development project, request the development at the place and issue land title while the authorities ask the citizens to relocate. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/01/more-than-200-families-in-russey-keo-demand-development-in-locations-and-ownerships/

Nearly 100 indigenous peoples in Mondulkiri province protest against authorities who taken their land

Nearly 100 indigenous people in Sen Monorom commune, Oreang district, Mondulkiri province, protested in front of the commune hall on Wednesday against authorities cutting their 255 hectares of land to Oknha. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/10/26/indigenous-in-mondulkiri-protest-against-authorities-who-take-their-land-to-another/

PM orders end to Battambang-Pailin boundary dispute

Prime Minister Hun Sen has given the governors of Battambang and Pailin provinces two weeks to resolve the boundaries issue between the two, in order to make it easier for people to manage land ownership and register to vote. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-end-battambang-pailin-boundary-dispute

70 families in Phnom Krom village, Siem Reap province demand for land titles

Seventy families in Phnom Krom village, Sangkat Siem Reap, Siem Reap city, have requested Siem Reap provincial authorities to grant them land titles as they claim the land is in dispute with soldiers. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/10/10/70-families-in-phnom-krom-siem-reap-demand-land-title/

NagaWorld Workers Summoned in ‘Breaking and Entering’ Complaint

Four NagaWorld protestors have asked for a delay to a court summons related to a complaint by the casino corporation alleging they illegally entered the premises. ...

Pa Sokheng
https://vodenglish.news/nagaworld-workers-summoned-in-breaking-and-entering-complaint/

More than 100 families in Tbong Khmum province demand authorities to resolve land issues

About 130 families in the morning of September 27 requested the authorities of Memot district, Tbong Khmum province to issue land titles and allow people to use their land. ...

Meng Kroypunlok
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/28/more-than-100-families-in-tbong-khmum-demand-authorities-to-resolve-land-issues/

Run Ta Ek residents say life is better there than in Angkor Archaeological Park

Residents who were willing to leave their homes in Angkor Archaeological Park and relocate to Run Ta Ek eco-village five years ago are saying their lives have improved in the interim, and now Prime Minister Hun Sen has recently announced that Run Ta Ek area ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-residents-say-life-better-there-angkor-archaeological-park

Gov’t expects to complete land title exercise this year

The government has issued more than six million land titles over the last five years with the final batch expected to be completed this year. Theng Chan Sangvar, Secretary of State of Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, said yesterday that 6,584,778 land ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501138221/govt-expects-to-complete-land-title-exercise-this-year/

Bunong testimony sought in vandalism inquiry

The Mondulkiri Provincial Court Prosecutor’s Office has summoned 12 Bunong indigenous people to testify in a case of alleged violence and destruction of property, which took place on November 17 last year. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bunong-testimony-sought-vandalism-inquiry

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