Land transfers

Land sales and trades

ANA warns against land sales in Angkor area

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) declared that people can no longer sell or buy land in Angkor Archaeological Park, which is a world heritage site. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-warns-against-land-sales-angkor-area

Land fraudster arrested for sale of protected area

The Phnom Penh municipal court charged and sentenced a woman to prison on September 18 for defrauding a man of $220,000 through the sale of 50 hectares of land in Preah Sihanouk province last year. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764613/land-fraudster-arrested-for-sale-of-protected-area/

Land dispute villagers gather at PM’s office, seek intervention

A group of village families gathered in front of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s office on Monday to petition him to intervene on their behalf in a land dispute. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-villagers-gather-pms-office-seek-intervention

Five arrested over state land sale

Authorities in Pursat province on Monday apprehended five people for their alleged involvement in an attempt to sell about 2,000 hectares of state-owned land on Facebook. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744768/five-arrested-over-state-land-sale/

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/

Most land disputes in Pursat province settled

A majority of land disputes in Pursat province has been resolved through the provincial administration’s intervention efforts, an investigation by human rights group Licadho revealed. Nonetheless, one land dispute remains in need of government intervention. ...

Khan Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732616/most-land-disputes-in-pursat-province-settled/

Municipal court charges two men for land fraud

Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Saturday charged and detained two land brokers accused of defrauding $1.5 million from a real estate businessman living in Phnom Penh over the sale of nearly 200 hectares of land in Kampong Speu province’s Oudong district last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726479/municipal-court-charges-two-men-for-land-fraud/

Official accused of stealing land

People from two villages in Sen Monorom commune, O’Raing district, in Mondulkiri province urged the authorities to prioritise a land dispute involving a former district council official who bought some plots but then allegedly proceeded to grab others belonging to people from nearby villages. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/official-accused-stealing-land

Poor families claim land concession sold to others

A group of 160 poor families from the Bunong indigenous community in Mondulkiri province’s Pech Chreada district have filed a complaint against their representative, accusing him of selling land earmarked for them as part of a social land concession. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/poor-families-claim-land-concession-sold-others

Sihanoukville rents plummet as land prices stay stagnant

Sihanoukville, a once-sleepy seaside city in the Kingdom’s coastal province that has now become a ballooning enclave for Chinese-run construction and real estate, is now seeing house rental prices plummeting and land values stagnating. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50687804/sihanoukville-rents-plummet-as-land-prices-stay-stagnant

Vathana Sabung to refile land dispute report to PM on behalf of villagers

Supreme Consultation Forum member Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung will file a second report to Prime Minister Hun Sen in a bid to resolve a land dispute concerning 225 families in Roka Khpos commune, Sa’ang district, Kandal province. Vathana Sabung, who is also Khmer Rise Party ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vathana-sabung-refile-land-dispute-report-pm-behalf-villagers

Couple gets seven years in prison for land fraud scheme

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday sentenced a couple to seven years in prison for commiting land fraud in 2015. Siek Leng and Chan Boramey were found guilty of forging public documents, fraud and using fake public documents under Articles 629, 630 and 377 of ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/couple-gets-seven-years-prison-land-fraud-scheme

Apsara Authority warns of online posts illegally offering land

The Apsara Authority yesterday warned that it will take legal action against Facebook users who advertise land for sale located in the Angkor Archaeological Park. Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal said some Facebook account owners have advertised land for sale at the site which is ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50617075/apsara-authority-warns-of-online-posts-illegally-offering-land/

Apsara Authority puts up signs to foil land grabs

The Apsara Authority has been installing boards informing the public on the prohibition against buying and selling land in Siem Reap province’s Angkor area, following recent Facebook posts of land sales in the world heritage protected site. Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal on Thursday said it ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50579040/apsara-authority-puts-up-signs-to-foil-land-grabs-2/

Selling of unregistered land scrutinised

A senior land management ministry official has warned that officials will take action against land dealers who sell unregistered plots amid a market boom. The warning came as the Ministry of Land Management yesterday held a workshop in Phnom Penh to disseminate a directive on ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50536613/selling-of-unregistered-land-scrutinised/

Scandals and problems are mounting in land sale deals

Scandals are beginning to brew now that the real estate market is expanding with more affordable housing and cheaper land prices. The situation has been exacerbated by the lack of laws governing the sector and managing stakeholder disputes. ...

Siv Meng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/scandals-and-problems-are-mounting-land-sale-deals

A road paved with promise

Land prices along one of Cambodia’s main highways have seen a slight increase in the first half of 2017, thanks to road improvements and residential developments, insiders say. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5073593/road-paved-promise/

Residents protest over land claimed by FEBC

A land dispute between Prek Pnov district residents and the Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) came to a head on Sunday, with protesters claiming they were threatened and detained while company representatives and local officials said the demonstrators were peaceably removed. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/residents-protest-over-land-claimed-febc

White Building families given deadline to leave

The government has given more than 400 White Building families a six-week deadline to sign contracts and move out, allowing Japanese investors to begin redeveloping the property.   ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38906/white-building-families-given-deadline-to-leave/

Land disputes with Phanimex to be resolved

The Land Management Ministry has said it will resolve the land disputes in Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov district and Kandal’s Ponhea Leu district between Suy Sophan and more than 500 families. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35083/land-disputes-with-phanimex-to-be-resolved/

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