Land

Land tenure and land titling

Residents of some poor communities in Phnom Penh worried about evictions

Boeung Trabek community representative, Hour Seaklon, who is sitting in a house preparing vegetables for cooking with a sad face, told CamboJA that more than 40 families have not yet received land titles, despite promises from the authorities that will provide legal title after the ...

Runn Sreydeth
https://khmer.cambojanews.com/residents-of-some-poor-communities-in-phnom-penh-worried-about-evictions/

Prime minister’s relative receives 30 hectares of Mondulkiri forest land

Government official Dy Panha received 30.79 hectares of land in northeastern Mondulkiri province cut from forest cover in a September sub-decree released publicly earlier this year.  ...

Eung Sea and Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/prime-ministers-relative-receives-30-hectares-of-mondulkiri-forest-land/

Residents of Kandal get over 1,000 ‘hard titles’

The Kandal Provincial Administration on April 18 presented over 1,000 “hard titles” – the strongest form of property ownership certificate in the Kingdom – to more than 500 households in Anlong Ta Sek Leu village in Sa’ang district’s Prek Ambel commune. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/residents-kandal-get-over-1000-hard-titles

Siem Reap approves almost 50K land titles

Siem Reap governor Tea Seiha said that in the past five years, the province has registered a total of 48,476 land titles. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-approves-almost-50k-land-titles

300 army, police families at border get new homes

Officials from the Departments of Land Management, Urban Planning, Construction and Cadastral Affairs of Tbong Khmum and Svay Rieng provinces have begun to prepare over 300 plots of social land concessions for members of the police and armed forces stationed along the Cambodia-Vietnam border, and ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/300-army-police-families-border-get-new-homes

Civil society organizations believe that state land should be reclaimed after demolition of fence on Ochheuteal beach

Civil society organizations call on government to revoke land title legalized as legal entities on more than 8,000 square meters that is considered as a violation on the law and detrimental to the beauty of the coastal area. ...

Morm Moniroth
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2023/02/09/cso-seeing-that-the-goverment-should-take-back-on-state-land-to-control-in-hand/

Borei Keila residents awarded property titles

The government has announced that it will provide land titles to around 1,200 families living in the eight buildings of the Borei Keila area in Veal Vong commune of the capital’s Prampi Makara district. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/borei-keila-residents-awarded-property-titles

Kandal residents near new airport asked to take down structures

Kandal residents affected by the new airport development said they were told by company workers to dismantle small sheds they use to house animals, causing anxiety among people that their land could be cleared soon. ...

Pa Sokheng
https://vodenglish.news/kandal-residents-near-new-airport-asked-to-take-down-structures/

Hun Sen instructs ministries and authorities to complete land registration for citizens by 2023

Prime Minister Hun Sen instructs relevant ministries and authorities to accelerate land registration for citizens to solve land issues and implement the task of clearing land in the Tonle Sap Lake area for the people to be ready by 2023. ...

Pich Sotheary and Khan Leakhena
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/12/28/hun-sen-instructs-authorities-to-complete-land-registration-for-citizens-by-2023/

460 families adjacent to new airport ask authorities for land title over fear of forced evictions

About 460 families living in Ndok commune, Kandal Stung district and Kampong Samnang commune, Takhmao city, which is adjacent to the airport under construction, requested Kandal provincial governor gives them land title as they fear forced evictions after airport staff and local authorities went to ...

meng-kroypunlok
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/12/27/460-families-adjacent-to-new-airport-ask-authorities-for-land-title/

Cambodia committed to end land title registration next year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodia will end the land registration in 2023. Addressing to the closing ceremony of the annual meeting of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction and the inauguration ceremony of the National Construction Laboratory, held Tuesday, Mr Hun ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501210105/cambodia-committed-to-end-land-title-registration-next-year/

Four land disputants arrested in Mondulkiri

Mondulkiri prosecutors are questioning four people arrested after a confrontation between authorities and residents over an alleged land grab in Keo Seima district. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/four-land-disputants-arrested-in-mondulkiri/

Villagers in Sna Sangkram village again urge authorities to expedite resolving land disputes

Representatives of more than 70 families in Sna Sangkram village, Balong commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province, who have claimed that there was a land dispute with the Apsara National Authority again urged the authorities to expedite resolve the land disputes that have dragged ...

Pa Sokheng
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/12/20/sna-sangkram-villagers-urge-authorities-to-expedite-resolving-land-disputes/

Nineteen Oddar Meanchey villagers in prison as land dispute escalates

Authorities have arrested a total of 19 people and burned down homes as a land dispute near an Oddar Meanchey rubber plantation escalates, according to residents and a human rights group. ...

Khut Sokun and Fiona Kelliher
https://vodenglish.news/nineteen-oddar-meanchey-villagers-in-prison-as-land-dispute-escalates/

More than 70 families of Sna Sangkram resubmit fingerprints to request settlement after the authorities refused

Nearly 100 people representing more than 70 families in Sna Sangkram village, Balong commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province, having land dispute with APSARA Authority resubmitted fingerprints to the commune and district authorities today to request a land settlement after the authorities refused. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/12/12/families-submit-new-fingerprints-to-resolve-land-dispute-after-authorities-refuse/

Residents in Oddar Meanchey province say authorities threaten to arrest and destroy their houses if they do not move out of disputed land

Residents in a land dispute with the Sok Samnang Rubber Plantation Company in Trapeang Prasat commune, Trapeang Prasat district, Oddar Meanchey province, claim that authorities have threatened to arrest and destroy their homes if they do not agree to demolish their houses from disputed land. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/12/08/residents-in-oddar-meanchey-say-authorities-threaten-to-arrest-and-demolish-houses/

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/

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