Land

Land tenure and land titling

Koh Kong villagers deny dispute resolved

Representatives of villagers who are locked in a land dispute with Heng Huy Agriculture Group in Koh Kong province have denied a press release from the Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, which said the dispute had already been resolved. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-villagers-deny-dispute-resolved

Koh Kong villagers seek US intervention in land dispute

Representative of 26 families involved in a long-standing land dispute with a Chinese-owned company in Koh Kong province gathered at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday to deliver their petition seeking its intervention. The villagers said they had lost trust in state institutions ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-villagers-seek-us-intervention-land-dispute

Land disputants urge solution

On Wednesday, 22 communities in Preah Sihanouk province urged provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun to expedite the issuance of their land titles. In their latest attempt to find a solution to the territorial disputes they are embroiled in, representatives of disputant groups from Stung Hav, Prey ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-disputants-urge-solution

Kampot councillors sent to court for forging land title

Kampot provincial police sent two councillors to court on Thursday for forging public documents to claim a villager’s land in Chhouk district. Provincial police chief Mao Chanmathurith said the unidentified officials, one of whom was a Chhouk district councillor and the other a Taken commune ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-councillors-sent-court-forging-land-title

Pursat official allegedly stole more than $400K during tenure

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) uncovered that Pursat provincial Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction director Liem Bunroeun illegally acquired more than $400,000 through corruption during his three-year tenure. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-official-allegedly-stole-more-400k-during-tenure

Titles distributed after land row finally ends

Battambang provincial governor Nguon Ratanak oversaw the distribution of land titles on Tuesday following a 20-year-long land dispute between villagers and soldiers. Speaking during the distribution in Bavel district’s Prey Preal village on Tuesday, the governor said the disputed land was divided into 51 plots ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/titles-distributed-after-land-row-finally-ends

KRP chief preparing land grab appeal

The president of the Khmer Rise Party, Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung is preparing a request for Prime Minister Hun Sen to review the cases of 224 families who claim irregularities after buying plots of land in Kandal province from Bun Chan Krishna’s JameCam Company. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/krp-chief-preparing-land-grab-appeal

Rubber firm accused of clearing 10ha

Villagers from Preah Vihear province’s Rovieng district have accused Try Pheap Engineering & Construction Co Ltd of clearing the remaining 10ha of community land in Romny commune’s O’por village, which was reserved for building a school, a hospital and a pagoda. The local authorities said ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rubber-firm-accused-clearing-10ha

Preah Vihear villagers petition interior ministry over eight-year land dispute

Some 40 people representing 180 families from Kantuot commune in Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district on Wednesday gathered at the Ministry of Interior to submit their complaint seeking intervention in a long-standing land dispute. The 180 families have been locked in an eight-year dispute ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-villagers-petition-interior-ministry-over-eight-year-land-dispute

Action called against ‘inciters’

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has said it will not look to resolve a land dispute involving seven communities in Tbong Khmum province, calling instead for measures against those it considers responsible for inciting protests. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/action-called-against-inciters

Hundreds protest over land rows

More than 300 residents from five provinces gathered in front of the Botum Vatey Pagoda in Phnom Penh on Monday before marching to government institutions to submit petitions demanding that Prime Minister Hun Sen intervene in their long-running land disputes. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hundreds-protest-over-land-rows

ING land revoked after failures

The government has decided to revoke five land titles given to tycoon Ing Bun Hoaw after his company, ING Holdings, failed to develop infrastructure along Boeng Choeung Ek lake and erect a satellite city in Phnom Penh and Kandal province’s Takhmao city. The Council of Ministers ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50623221/ing-land-revoked-after-failures/

Land disputants seek PM intervention

Over 100 people representing 140 families from the capital’s Por Sen Chey district are set to gather in front of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence in Kandal province’s Takhmao town on Friday to seek his intervention in their long-standing land dispute with military personnel from ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-disputants-seek-pm-intervention

Protestors demand land titles

Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Borey Kang Meng construction site in the capital’s Dangkor district on Monday to demand the developer honour its promise to divide the site into plots and give them land titles. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/protestors-demand-land-titles

Preah Vihear province ends temple land dispute

Authorities in Preah Vihear province have begun assigning plots of land to 180 families in Sra Em commune, ending a dispute between them and the Preah Vihear Temple Authority. Representatives of the 180 families have rallied multiple times in front of various government offices and ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50609650/preah-vihear-province-ends-temple-land-dispute/

Environment Ministry cautions villagers over land encroachment

An Environment Ministry official yesterday reiterated that Preah Sihanouk province’s Ream National Park and protected area Prek Toek Sab Kbal Chhay are both state-owned areas, reminding people to immediately stop illegal encroachment. Neth Pheaktra, ministry spokesman, yesterday said that as the price of land in ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50609126/environment-ministry-cautions-villagers-over-land-encroachment/

More than 200 protest over land woes in Preah Sihanouk

More than 200 villagers from Stung Hav and Prey Nop districts yesterday held a protest in front of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall over land disputes and a delay in the issuing of titles for state land which the government had agreed to transfer to some of ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50606516/more-than-200-protest-over-land-woes-in-preah-sihanouk/

Mondulkiri authorities identify man behind ‘encroaching’

Mondulkiri authorities on Monday claimed that they “had taken actions” to put an end to instances of encroachment on the portion of land on Phnom (mountain) Dos Kramom that was initially allocated by the government for the Hill Tribes Cultural Centre. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-authorities-identify-man-behind-encroaching

Ministry accounts for five million registered plots of land

The Land Management Ministry says it has fully registered five out of seven million distributed plots of land in the Kingdom. The announcement was made in a press release dated Thursday. In it, the ministry said in order to improve living conditions, reduce poverty and ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50600948/ministry-accounts-for-five-million-registered-plots-of-land/

Preah Sihanouk authorities warn land grabbers of legal action

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities have announced they would not recognise the more than 200 families who had illegally built makeshift huts and planted boundary markers on state and private land at Rithy II village in Stung Hav district’s Keo Phos commune. Stung Hav district governor ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-warn-land-grabbers-legal-action

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