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Pursat builds central public services

The Pursat Provincial Administration will construct ‘collective administration’ facilities in the two newly arranged districts of Talou Sen Chey and Phnom Kravanh. The policy to centralise local public services will better enable their effective provision. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-builds-central-public-services

Court to rule on sanctuary landgrab cases

The Preah Vihear Provincial Court has set tentative dates in December this year to announce the verdicts for three separate wildlife sanctuary land grab cases, which happened last year. Provincial court spokeswoman Chum Kaniya said on December 10 that the court’s investigating judge had heard ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-rule-sanctuary-landgrab-cases

Apsara Authority publishes Angkor journal Preah Nokor

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has released a journal entitled Preah Nokor – a compilation of research carried out in the Angkor Park area and is intended to be a storehouse of knowledge that Cambodians studying Angkor can draw on. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/apsara-authority-publishes-angkor-journal-preah-nokor

Mondulkiri authorities set deadline for encroachers on state land

The Mondulkiri provincial administration has issued a deadline to those encroaching on state land on Dos Kramom Mountain in Sen Monorom city to demolish their constructions by December 13. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50790522/mondulkiri-authorities-set-deadline-for-encroachers-on-state-land/

Koh Kong on hunt for tree planters

Authorities in Koh Kong province are on the hunt for people who illegally planted fruit trees at Botum Sakor National Park in Botum Sakor district. Provincial governor Mithona Phouthorng told The Post on November 17 she had ordered an investigation into the illegal planting of ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-hunt-tree-planters

After human drain from Sihanoukville, casinos follow suit

Sihanoukville is set to lose yet another casino as Century Entertainment International Holdings, formerly known as Amax International Holdings Limited, will relocate its gaming floor from Sihanoukville to the up and coming tourist spot of Dara Sakor in Koh Kong province. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770745/after-human-drain-from-sihanoukville-casinos-follow-suit/

New programme set to track, manage One Window service

The Ministry of Interior announced it has put in place an information programme for managing one window service requests starting this month. The programme will make it easier for citizens to monitor service requests at each stage on their phones. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-programme-set-track-manage-one-window-service

Oral sanctuary land grab thwarted

Kampong Speu provincial police and NGO ACNCIPO director Chea Hean stopped nearly 100 people from grabbing more than 200ha illegally in the Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday. The incident occurred at the Trapaing Thmea village in Oral district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oral-sanctuary-land-grab-thwarted

Good weather proves savoury for salt farmers in Kampot

Kampot province has produced around 84,000 tonnes of salt so far this year to supply the domestic market, according to a report from the Salt Farms Bureau of the Kampot Provincial Department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756098/good-weather-proves-savoury-for-salt-farmers-in-kampot/

Businesses on Siem Reap’s famed Pub Street shuttered early amidst the start of Khmer New Year holidays

Fears of COVID-19 caused bars and restaurants that had already been closed for months to put their businesses back to bed. At 11:30pm, Monday, August 17, Pub Street businesses pulled down their shutters early due to heavy crowds and worries of spread of the deadly ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755636/businesses-on-siem-reaps-famed-pub-street-shuttered-early-amidst-the-start-of-khmer-new-year-holidays/

Mondulkiri expecting sustainable tourism development

Tourism development master plan for Mondulkiri is on the way, with a sharp priority on sustainable and green tourism. Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the inter-ministerial commission for tourism master plan development Thong Khon recently led a discussion workshop of the draft master plan ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754563/mondulkiri-expecting-sustainable-tourism-development/

New $231M Pursat dam built

Groundwork is underway on South Korean-owned SPHP (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s massive $231 million Stung Pursat I hydroelectric dam in Pursat, provincial deputy governor Khoy Rida told The Post on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-231m-pursat-dam-built

Rain restores 60,000 hectares of paddy across Banteay Meanchey

More than 60,000 hectares of rice paddy in Banteay Meanchey has been restored after large rainfalls were recorded across the country over the last three days, according to the province’s director of agriculture. ...

Sok Chan and Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753735/rain-restores-60000-hectares-of-paddy-across-banteay-meanchey/

Aid for Sihanoukville ‘smart city’ strategy

The Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang, and Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor Kuoch Chamroeun, launched Australia’s support for a “smart city” strategy for Sihanoukville. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753209/aid-for-sihanoukville-smart-city-strategy/

Mondulkiri governor repudiates brutality, graft complaint

Keo Seima district authorities are searching for people associated with timber trader Chheang Taistrin, a resident of the district who compiled 230 thumbprints to file a complaint to the Mondulkiri Provincial Court requesting the removal of district deputy governor Hoeun Sokna for allegedly attempting to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-governor-repudiates-brutality-graft-complaint

Land dispute with Thai firms long resolved, landless families told to submit applications

Oddar Meanchey provincial authorities remain puzzled about the Thai Appeal Court’s recent ruling in favour of more than 700 families who claimed to have been locked in a land dispute with three Thai-owned sugar companies in Samrong town and Chongkal district. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/land-dispute-thai-firms-long-resolved-landless-families-told-submit-applications

Police to release 20 in Tbong Khmum land dispute

Tbong Khmum provincial police plan to release 20 of 21 protestors on Wednesday, after they were detained for occupying land owned by a Chinese company in Dambe district’s Trapaing Pring commune. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-release-20-tbong-khmum-land-dispute

Two held for trafficking rosewood in Ratanakkiri

Ratanakkiri provincial officials on Sunday questioned two suspects at the provincial Forestry Administration headquarters in connection to the smuggling of more than five cubic metres of rosewood. Authorities arrested the two suspects – a man and a woman – on July 30 in Kon Mom ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-held-trafficking-rosewood-ratanakkiri

Kep’s tourism marketing plan on its way

Tourism marketing plan 2020-2024 is on its way to transform the coastal Kep province into an attractive high-end leisure destination in Cambodia. The optimism was floated following a meeting held in the provincial city yesterday to review the long-term marketing plan chaired by Som Piseth, ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750089/keps-tourism-marketing-plan-on-its-way/

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