Land classifications

State public land

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

Families instructed to remove illegal huts near Phnom Kulen

The Banteay Srei district authority in Siem Reap province ordered some 1,000 families to dismantle hundreds of huts they had illegally built to grab state land near Phnom Kulen, in Tbeng Lech village and Srah Khvav village in Tbeng commune. District governor Khim Finan said ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-instructed-remove-illegal-huts-near-phnom-kulen

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

Kampong Speu chief nullifies land ownership in wildlife sanctuary

Kampong Speu provincial governor Vei Samnang has reclaimed 413ha of state land that he said had been illegally occupied in Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary in Oral district’s Trapaing Chor commune. In a letter seen by The Post on Sunday, the governor said You Sithat had ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-speu-chief-nullifies-land-ownership-wildlife-sanctuary

Sihanoukville buildings encroaching on pavement demolished

Sihanoukville authorities demolished two buildings on Wednesday that encroached on the pavement, dismantled seven canvas structures and dug up five stone terraces after their owners failed to comply with repeated instructions to remove the obstructing structures themselves. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-buildings-encroaching-pavement-demolished

Villagers warned to be wary of ill-intentioned land agents

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra on Tuesday warned villagers not to believe ill-intentioned land agents and called on people to stop all illegal grabbing of state-owned land or face punishment in accordance with the law. He said that because land prices had increased dramatically, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-warned-be-wary-ill-intentioned-land-agents

O’Touk area development ‘a concern’

Civil society organisations monitoring land disputes in Preah Sihanouk province continue to voice concerns over the environmental impact of developing public land after permission was granted to reclaim a site in the O’Touk area to build a boat terminal. Sok Sokhom, the director of the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/otouk-area-development-concern

Koh Kong agriculture head denies selling state property

Meng Leang, the director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ Koh Kong department, has rejected allegations by local media that he sold state land, as the ministry investigates the matter. Meng Leang told The Post that the media reports are completely false. He ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-agriculture-head-denies-selling-state-property

Apsara Authority puts up signs to foil land grabs

The Apsara Authority has been installing boards informing the public on the prohibition against buying and selling land in Siem Reap province’s Angkor area, following recent Facebook posts of land sales in the world heritage protected site. Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal on Thursday said it ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50579040/apsara-authority-puts-up-signs-to-foil-land-grabs-2/

Preah Vihear villagers band at PM residence in Phnom Penh, seek resolution to land dispute

Some 200 villagers from Preah Vihear province gathered at Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence in Phnom Penh on Thursday to deliver a petition seeking a resolution to their long-running land dispute. They also sought the release of 13 villagers who had been detained since January 19 for ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-villagers-band-pm-residence-phnom-penh-seek-resolution-land-dispute

Fish farmers resist as lake is drained

Some 60 per cent of 302 families living at Boeung Samrong lake in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov district agreed to accept compensation as authorities began draining the lake in preparation for increasing its depth, said Prek Pnov administration chief Sim Sophorng. However, the remaining residents ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-farmers-resist-lake-drained

Preah Sihanouk authorities to go ahead with demolition plan

The Preah Sihanouk provincial authority will continue with plans to bulldoze some 20 homes in Sihanoukville, after authorities failed to find a solution to an ongoing land dispute with villagers during a visit on Monday. The homes, located in Village I, Commune I, have faced ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-go-ahead-demolition-plan

Land in capital reclassified

The government has reclassified 35 hectares of state land in Phnom Penh as state-private land to be developed by a private company, a sub-decree seen by Khmer Times showed yesterday. In accordance with the sub-decree, signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen in September, the government converted ...

Ven Rathavong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50546775/land-in-capital-reclassified/

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

Authority lays down law on unpermited Angkor buildings

The Apsara Authority has renewed its warning that it will remove unauthorised constructions and take legal action against anyone fraudulently taking money in return for permission to build on the Angkor site. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50506823/authority-lays-down-law-on-unpermited-angkor-buildings/

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

Officials deny hiring indigenous villagers to clear state forests

Ratanakkiri provincial authorities yesterday denied accusations by a group of villagers that the authority of O’Yadav and Andong Meas districts hired ethnic minority villagers to cut the forest along the Cambodia-Vietnam border. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50114122/officials-deny-hiring-indigenous-villagers-to-clear-state-forests/

Officials partially tear down home for road

Preah Sihanouk province authorities yesterday demolished part of one home and its fence, which had encroached on a road they are trying to widen in the province’s Prey Nop district. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officials-partially-tear-down-home-road

Private entities handed state land

The government has converted three plots of land in Phnom Penh from state public property to state private property – effectively handing them to private entities – including a Ministry of Planning office on Monivong Boulevard that was transferred to the son-in-law of a senior ...

Mech Dara and Daphne Chen
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/private-entities-handed-state-land

Land grab families given deadline

Nearly 300 families accused of grabbing state land to build huts near a canal in Kandal province have been given three days to dismantle the structures. ...

Zahron Sokry
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080988/land-grab-families-given-deadline/

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