Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction

Markers set in Doh Kramom area to prevent encroachment

The provincial administration and the Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction in Mondulkiri province planted 53 stone markers around the Doh Kramom mountain area to protect it from any further encroachments. But the indigenous community claimed that the planting of markers, which was ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/markers-set-doh-kramom-area-prevent-encroachment

Sustainable development discussed at urban forum

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, in cooperation with UN Cambodia, held the Cambodia Urban Forum for the first time on Wednesday to identify priorities towards smart, sustainable and inclusive urban development in Cambodia. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sustainable-development-discussed-urban-forum

Chi Khor Leu land dispute resolution reached

Ninety-five out of the 317 families who were locked in a long-running land dispute with Oknha Ly Yong Phat’s sugar company since 2006 accepted the solution to end the dispute under a compromise negotiated by the Koh Kong provincial authority. Provincial deputy governor Sok Sothy, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chi-khor-leu-land-dispute-resolution-reached

Investment in construction hits $6.5 billion: Ministry

Investment in construction in the Kingdom reached a new high during the first nine months of the year, amounting to $6.5 million, according to the latest government report. From January to September, investment in the sector grew by 34.7 percent compared with the same period last ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50652396/investment-in-construction-hits-6-5-billion-ministry/

Ministry report notes drop in number of construction workers

The Land Management Ministry has released a report which says the number of workers in the construction sector during the first nine months of this year has dropped by more than 30 percent when compared to the same period last year. However, its findings are being ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50651594/ministry-report-notes-drop-in-number-of-construction-workers/

Commune chief denies grab collusion in Kandal province

A commune chief in Kandal province has denied local media reports that he and some 50 families colluded to secretly sell nearly 250ha of state-owned lake land in Prekbak and Speandek villages, in Loeuk Dek district’s Prek Tonloap commune. The provincial Department of Land Management, ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/commune-chief-denies-grab-collusion-kandal-province

Cambodia’s construction sector remains strong

Cambodia’s construction sector continues to grow given the gradual increase of investments in the sector and large imports of construction materials into the country, according to the latest report released on Thursday by the World Bank. The World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update predicted ...

Realestate.com.kh staff

Government to spend $4 million on Lased II

The government will spend some $4 million on the Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development Project Phase II (Lased II) to benefit almost 600 families in Prasat Balang district’s Doung commune in Kampong Thom province. The land allocation is aimed at alleviating poverty in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-spend-4-million-lased-ii

S’ville buildings to be levelled

Fourteen building projects in Preah Sihanouk province were ordered to be demolished after a working group found their construction had failed quality inspections, provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun said. Another 70 of 500 projects in the province, he said, are under scrutiny after having recently been ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sville-buildings-be-levelled

Committee inspects hundreds of projects

Provincial Hall spokesman Kheang Phearom recently revealed that Land Management Ministry and provincial officials have reviewed the permits and safety standards of nearly 300 construction projects in Preah Sihanouk. Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered for the creation of the Committee for the Inspection of Quality ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635601/committee-inspects-hundreds-of-projects/

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

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

Ministry orders demolition of Sihanoukville building

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction ordered a nine-storey building in Sihanoukville’s Mittapheap district to be demolished after deeming it technically inadequate and of poor quality. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-orders-demolition-sihanoukville-building

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

National Authority to probe land dispute on prime minister’s order

The National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution and Battambang provincial authorities will launch an investigation on Monday into an ongoing land dispute between tycoon Lim Tealeng and Chan Hoeu in Kors Kralor district’s Preah Phos commune following an order from Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-authority-probe-land-dispute-prime-ministers-order

More than 200 families in Kratie to get land today

The government will grant social land concessions today to more than 200 poor families in Kratie province’s Chet Borei district. Provincial Governor Va Thorn yesterday said 223 poor families in Da commune, according to their size, would be given a total of 330 titles for between ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50628557/more-than-200-families-in-kratie-to-get-land-today/

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

Chinese Embassy petitioned

More than 20 protesters representing 140 families involved in land disputes in Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor district gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy on Monday to submit a petition requesting it intervene and ask the Union Development Group (UDG) to provide them with ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chinese-embassy-petitioned

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