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Kampong Speu lawyer sued for defamation in land case

Natural Resource and Wildlife Preservation Organization director Chea Hean appeared for questioning on Wednesday over a case against Kampong Speu provincial deputy prosecutor Tong Ratana. Ratana is being sued by Sieng Samen for “defamation, and preventing private land clearing”. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-speu-lawyer-sued-defamation-land-case

Villagers protest over Kandal development

About 300 villagers from Kandal province’s Kandal Stueng district who are locked in a land dispute with the Heng Development Company gathered in front of the provincial hall yesterday asking for help in solving their case. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50109479/villagers-protest-kandal-development/

Kandal families allege official intimidation

Sixteen families in Kandal have accused a purported Interior Ministry official of sending soldiers to intimidate them to take their land, though the official denied the claims and said no such dispute existed at all. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-families-allege-official-intimidation

More protest over land disputes

Nearly 100 people in land disputes with powerful officials and investment companies in Tbong Khmum and Kratie provinces gathered at the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction yesterday afternoon to urge the ministry to expedite a land dispute resolution for them. Chan Yong, a ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29084/more-protest-over-land-disputes/

Ministry hopes to end old dispute

A working group from the Ministry of Land Management yesterday went to investigate a land dispute between 147 families and the Koh Kong Sugar Industry and Koh Kong Plantation on 782 hectares in Koh Kong province. The move to resolve the land dispute was made folowing ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28708/ministry-hopes-to-end-old-dispute/

Hun Sen gives land titles to families

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced that he had instructed Takeo provincial governor Lay Vannak to give land titles to 31 families after they had asked him via Facebook to intervene in their long-running land dispute with the provincial department of commerce. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28575/hun-sen-gives-land-titles-to-families/

ING project prompts request for land titles

Ten people representing 380 families who fear they will be affected by an ING Holdings project in the south of Phnom Penh yesterday submitted a letter to the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Development and Construction requesting that the villagers’ land be cut out of ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ing-project-prompts-request-land-titles

Equality sought after land dispute

About 200 families gathered last week in a village in Koh Kong’s Kiri Sakor district, demanding compensation for their removal from land to make way for a Chinese-owned Union Development Group (UDG) project in 2011. ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25729/equality-sought-after-land-dispute/

Dam protesters to meet with officials

Residents from six villages in Oddar Meanchey’s Chong Kal district can now get some respite from the construction of a hydropower dam they claimed was encroaching on their land. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25574/dam-protesters-to-meet-with-officials/

Complaint against sugar company withdrawn

More than 150 residents from Kampong Speu’s Oral district gathered at the Equitable Cambodia (EC) headquarters and the National Assembly on Friday to withdraw their complaints over land against the Phnom Penh Sugar Company, which is owned by magnate Ly Yong Phat. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25516/complaint-against-sugar-company-withdrawn/

Selling off the farm one truckload at a time

The recent ban on dredging sand from the Mekong has resulted in some people resorting to more innovative measures to obtain landfill. On the island of Koh Oknha Tey, also known as Silk Island, people pay from 7,000 to 10,000 riels per cart-load for delivery ...

Bob Wiltshire
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/12283/selling-off-the-farm-one-truckload-at-a-time/

Hanoi official meet over CNRP's border trips

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday received Vietnamese Communist Party Politburo official Le Hong Anh at his office in Phnom Penh and asked that Vietnam remain “calm” over recent fact-finding trips to the border led by opposition lawmakers. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/pm-hanoi-official-meet-over-cnrp-border-trips-85289/

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