Land

Government to investigate illegal Mondulkiri land grabs

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng issued a directive on Thursday establishing an inter-ministerial working group to study illegal forest land occupation and encroachment of protected areas in Mondulkiri province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-investigate-illegal-mondulkiri-land-grabs

Preah Sihanouk authorities issue eviction notices

Authorities in Preah Sihanouk’s Stung Hav district on Wednesday issued a week’s deadline for 20 families who illegally built huts on privately-owned land to remove the structures and move out. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748169/preah-sihanouk-authorities-issue-eviction-notices/

Mondulkiri land-use committee established

A new land-use committee will register State and indigenous land, and tackle land disputes in Mondulkiri, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara said. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-land-use-committee-established

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

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/

Man injured in UXO explosion in Pursat province

In Pursat province, a man who was intoxicated suffered serious injuries after a cluster mine he threw into a stream exploded. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743995/man-injured-in-uxo-explosion-in-pursat-province/

Preah Vihear court drops charges against villagers

The Preah Vihear Provincial Court has dropped all charges against eight ethnic Kuoy villagers who were in a land dispute with the Hengfu Group Sugar Industry Co Ltd since 2014. Wednesday’s decision was made by the judge who tried the case on June 10. The eight ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-court-drops-charges-against-villagers

Sar Kheng addresses land rows in Kingdom

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has told officials to prepare a master plan for land management in the Kingdom, especially in economic centres. He expressed concern that land issues will be complicated in future, especially disputes among high-ranking officials. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-addresses-land-rows-kingdom

Minister tells governors to speed up land allocation

Minister of Environment Say Sam Al has sent letters to 20 provincial governors telling them to provide relevant documents on land issues in natural resource protected areas. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-tells-governors-speed-land-allocation

Australia provides over $5 million for demining work

Australia has committed to grant AUD 7.6 million (about $5.26 million) for demining work in the Kingdom’s three most-affected provinces from this year until 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742996/australia-provides-over-5-million-for-demining-work/

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/

Teams to compile data, give titles to citizens on state land

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on Monday created 18 teams to compile and compare data on forests which are occupied by citizens in 24 provinces. The group’s formation came after Prime Minister Hun Sen last week ordered ministries to accelerate the release ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/teams-compile-data-give-titles-citizens-state-land

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/

Italy to contribute €100,000 to ARMAC’s operations

Italy is set to contribute €100,000 to the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC)’s operation. This was said by ARMAC in a press release by quoting a letter of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the centre. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742086/italy-to-contribute-e100000-to-armacs-operations/

Sihanoukville families to benefit from concessions

One hundred and eighty-one families affected by the Sihanoukville canal restoration project are set to receive social land concessions in Preah Sihanouk province, Sihanoukville governor Y Sok Leng said on Friday. The land allocation follows the demolition of structures illegally built on canals, which started ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741611/sihanoukville-families-to-benefit-from-concessions/

‘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/

UXOs found in two separate provinces safely destroyed

Twenty anti-personnel mines and 60mm mortar tails found by residents in Siem Reap province’s Svay Loeu district and Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district have been destroyed by the Cambodian Self Help Demining (CSHD) team. Svay Loeu district police chief Colonel Sun Eng said yesterday ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741612/uxos-found-in-two-separate-provinces-safely-destroyed/

Deputy governor in graft probe

Battambang provincial deputy governor Sou Arafat was questioned by the anti-corruption unit (ACU) in Phnom Penh on Wednesday about land corruption in Koas Krala district involving Oknha Sorng Thorn. ACU head Om Yentieng told The Post on Thursday said the probe is ongoing and there ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deputy-governor-graft-probe

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

Mine and UXO explosions kill two as this year’s mine-related casualties decline

Two men were killed on Sunday in separate cases of landmine and unexploded ordnance explosion in the provinces of Kandal and Battambang. Colonel Duong Teng, Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district police chief, said 51-year-old scrap metal buyer Y Sarin was killed Sunday afternoon after a ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739447/mine-and-uxo-explosions-kill-two-as-this-years-mine-related-casualties-decline/

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