Land

Land policy and administration

Nine face charges in Kandal land dispute

Kandal provincial police arrested at least 30 people after a clash with protesters on September 12 over a land dispute at the new Phnom Penh International Airport construction site in Kandal Stung district’s Boeung Khyang commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nine-face-charges-kandal-land-dispute

Families locked in Kandal land row seek compromise

Most of the 329 families from seven villages with crops planted on state land in the Chamkar Barang area of Tuol Prich commune in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district have refused to accept the inter-ministerial settlement policy that seeks to relocate them to make way ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-locked-kandal-land-row-seek-compromise

30 arrested amid clash at new airport construction site

Kandal provincial police have arrested 30 people after a clash with protesters on September 12 over a land dispute at the new Phnom Penh International Airport construction site in Kandal Stung district’s Boeung Khyang commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/30-arrested-amid-clash-new-airport-construction-site

Nat’l Police chief shakes up land dispute working group

National police chief Neth Savoeun has changed the composition of the working group for land dispute investigation and prevention of illegal encroachment of state land nationwide, including the appointment of deputy National Police chief Dy Vichea as chairman of the group. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-police-chief-shakes-land-dispute-working-group

K Chhnang province to enlarge capital with four more communes

The Kampong Chhnang Provincial Administration plans to remove four communes from Rolea Ba’ier district and incorporate them into Kampong Chhnang town. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/k-chhnang-province-enlarge-capital-four-more-communes

Families affected by land dispute with Defense Ministry still wait for compensation

Hundreds of families affected by a land dispute with the Ministry of Defense in Kandal province, are still waiting for compensation and a resolution six weeks after violence broke out. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/families-affected-by-land-dispute-with-defense-ministry-still-wait-for-compensation/

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

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

Mondulkiri land decision annulled

Mondulkiri provincial governor Svay Sam Eang has issued an announcement nullifying the provincial administration’s 2015 decision that granted a portion of the Doh Kramom Mountain area to the Ministry of Mines and Energy. On June 3, 2015, the provincial hall agreed to cede a 5.07ha ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-land-decision-annulled

Preah Sihanouk court detains seven over cases of ‘anarchic’ land grabbing

The Preah Sihanouk provincial court has placed seven people in pre-trial detention and is questioning four other suspects for their alleged leading roles in grabbing state and private land by illegally planting boundary markers. Provincial hall spokesperson Or Saroeun on Sunday told The Post that authorities ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-court-detains-seven-over-cases-anarchic-land-grabbing

Ethnic cultural centre in land dispute

A Bunong ethnic community representative on Tuesday claimed Mondulkiri provincial officials have not begun measuring land for the Hill Tribes Cultural Centre in the Phnom Dos Kramom mountain area even though they had received an order to do so from Prime Minister Hun Sen late ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ethnic-cultural-centre-land-dispute

ANZ mulling payout to sugar project victims

The victims of Ly Yong Phat’s Phnom Penh Sugar Company development project in Kampong Speu province’s Oral district said they are “happy” to hear that ANZ Bank had declared to the Australian Parliamentary Committee that it would consider compensating those affected by the project. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anz-mulling-payout-sugar-project-victims

Preah Sihanouk authorities to bulldoze illegal jetty

The Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities will demolish an illegal jetty being constructed along the Sihanoukville coastline in commune 1 after the owner refused an order to dismantle it. Preah Sihanouk provincial hall spokesperson Or Saroeun told The Post on Tuesday that the authorities previously issued ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-bulldoze-illegal-jetty

Villagers told not to claim land

Officials of the Kampong Speu provincial environment department have stopped some 300 members of the ethnic Suoy minority from building demarcation posts on a 15ha plot in Oral district. They said the land is located within the protected Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary and are probing ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-told-not-claim-land

Ratanakkiri gov’t to ban land sale in protected areas

While the Ratanakkiri provincial administration will not recognise illegal land transactions in the province’s protected areas, an NGO says its action is not effective and forest crimes continue unabated. The administration’s letter dated October 19 and obtained by The Post on Monday came after Minister ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ratanakkiri-govt-ban-land-sale-protected-areas

Villagers register in land dispute

The Kampong Speu provincial authority said on Wednesday that its task force has completed registering thousands of families in Oral district who have been locked in a long-running land dispute with a sugar plantation owned by a well-connected tycoon. ...

Kong Meta
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-register-land-dispute

Kandal lakes deemed to be property of state

Four natural lakes totalling 300 hectares in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district have been designated state properties while more are set to have the same status. The designation followed illegal encroachment by individuals who intended to claim the lakes as their own, said Kandal provincial governor ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-lakes-deemed-be-property-state

Ministry: Selling untitled lands creates conflict

In a bid to prevent land conflicts across the country, the Land Management Ministry is requesting capital and provincial authorities to stop the practice of registering land without approval. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50524688/ministry-selling-untitled-lands-creates-conflict/

Land on capital’s riverfront is opened up for investment

The government has signed off on a proposal to designate more than 9 hectares of land along Phnom Penh’s riverfront as state-private land, opening it up for private investment or long-term leasing. The 9.25-hectare stretch of riverfront from the capital’s Night Market to the Chroy ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/land-capitals-riverfront-opened-investment

New Borei Keila offer rejected

Borei Keila residents have continued to reject compensation in exchange for leaving their land, claiming the latest offer was inadequate. Two of the remaining 11 families met with the 7 Makara district governor in Phnom Penh yesterday to discuss compensation. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50102236/new-borei-keila-offer-rejected/

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