នៅពេលដែល អ្នកស្រី ហៃ ប៊ុននី ចាកចេញពីផ្ទះរបស់អ្នកស្រីនៅខេត្តព្រៃវែងប្រហែល៥ឆ្នាំកន្លងទៅនេះ ដើម្បីស្វែងរកការងារធ្វើនៅក្រុងភ្នំពេញ អ្នកស្រីមិនរំពឹងថា ធ្លាក់ខ្លួនមករស់នៅក្នុងផ្ទះខ្ទមស័ង្កសីតូច ព័ទ្ធជុំវិញដោយលំនៅសឹងតែដូចគ្នារាប់សិប ...
ហ៊ូលលី រ៉ូបិនស៊ិន និង អ៊ួច សូនី
កាលពីចុងសប្ដាហ៍ លោក អុឹម ឈុនលឹម រដ្ឋមន្ត្រីក្រសួងរៀបចំដែនដី នគរូបនីយកម្ម និងសំណង់ បានអន្តរាគមន៍នៅក្នុងវិវាទដីធ្លីដ៏លេចធ្លោមួយរវាងអ្នកភូមិមកពីស្រុកស្នូល ខេត្តក្រចេះ និងក្រុមហ៊ុនកសិឧស្សាហកម្មរបស់កូរ៉េខាងត្បូង ដោយប្រកាសកាលពីថ្ងៃសៅរ៍ថា ដីមានវិវាទទំហំ១.៥៦២ហិកតា នឹងត្រូវដកហូតពីក្រុមហ៊ុន ...
អូន ភាព និង ហ្ចច រ៉ាយត៍
កាលពីម្សិលមិញ អ្នកភូមិដែលតំណាងឲ្យគ្រួសារជាច្រើនក្នុងខេត្តក្រចេះបានដាក់ញត្តិនៅស្ថានទូតកូរ៉េខាងត្បូងសុំឲ្យជួយដោះស្រាយវិវាទដីធ្លីរបស់ខ្លួនជាមួយក្រុមហ៊ុនកសិពាណិជ្ជកម្មរបស់កូរ៉េខាងត្បូង បន្ទាប់ពីទទួលបានព័ត៌មានថា ស្ថានទូតនេះបានដាក់ពាក្យ ...
អូន ភាព និង ហ្ចច រ៉ាយត៍
(English) Land activists ‘under threat’
Cambodian land advocates face some of the most threatening and deadly working conditions in the world, according to a new report by UK-based environmental watchdog Global Witness. Since 2002, 908 reported killings linked to land activism have occurred across 35 countries – with 13 taking place ...
Amelia Woodside and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
City Hall Moves to Stop State Land Swaps
In an effort to put a stop to land swaps in Phnom Penh, City Hall has called on state institutions with offices in Chamkar Mon district’s Tonle Bassac commune to register or re-register for land titles, a municipal official said Sunday. A letter signed by ...
Hun Sen’s Student Volunteers to Resume Land-Titling Program
The government is set to start re-deploying student volunteers to measure and demarcate plots of land across the country as part of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s land-titling scheme, which was briefly suspended ahead of July’s national election. The program was announced by the prime minister in ...
Kuch Naren and Ben Woods
Construction Set to Resume at CamKo City
Construction on Phnom Penh’s CamKo City project will resume after a year’s suspension following a fraud scandal that left its original financial backer bankrupt, an official at the Ministry of Land Management said Wednesday. CamKo City, located in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district, was halted ...
Buildings Up for Demolition Broke Agreement, Not Restrictions
Phnom Penh’s governor on Thursday refused to confirm whether two buildings close to the Royal Palace will be pulled down after local district and commune officials said Wednesday that their demolition due to height violations was imminent. Governor Pa Socheatvong declined to comment on the reports ...
Simon Henderson and Aun Pheap
Ex-Finance Minister’s Sister Buys Up More Ethnic Jarai Lands
About 50 ethnic Jarai families in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadaw district have sold their farmland and part of the forests their culture depends on to the sister of former Finance Minister Keat Chhon, rights group Adhoc said Monday. Last year, the ethnic minority Jarai in the district ...
Siem Reap’s Secret Multimillion Dollar Land Swap
Inside the grounds of this city’s old provincial hall, past a green corrugated iron fence, municipal street cleaners and their families are squatting in what was once a bustling government office filled with civil servants. Across the road, the former department of rural development is a ...
Phorn Bopha and Simon Marks
Verdict in 15-Year-Long Land Dispute Delayed
About 200 villagers from Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district who are involved in a long-running land dispute with two businessmen gathered outside the Court of Appeal on Tuesday, waiting to hear the verdict in their case—which was ultimately delayed. The villagers are representatives of 320 families in ...
Another construction worker killed
An 18-year-old man became the third construction worker in three days to be killed on the job after part of a building collapsed on him and three co-workers – including two 15-year-olds – on Monday, police said. Yu Bunrong, from Kampong Cham province’s Koh Sotin district, ...
Villagers blame rubber company
Villagers in Preah Vihear’s Kulen district are seeking the assistance of rights group Adhoc, claiming a Malaysian rubber company has stopped them from receiving land titles. Sok Yam, 48, one of the four representatives of the Sro Yong commune residents, said members of 72 families thumbprinted ...
Government’s Limits on Information Leaving Voters in the Dark
Reporters in Cambodia seeking statistics from government ministries and departments are used to being given the brush-off from time to time, but in the run-up to the July 28 national election, things appear to have worsened. The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has for ...
Skyscraper’s woes continue
The saga of the stalled $240 million Gold Tower 42 was revived last week when it emerged that a supplier for the project had accused the owner and builder of failing to pay out nearly $500,000 in fees, according to an injunction request obtained by ...
Evicted Kratie Families Petition Hun Sen for Help
Fifteen villagers representing 18 families from Kratie province involved in an ongoing dispute with the Sovan Vuthy Rubber Company yesterday submitted a petition to the Ministry of Land Management calling for intervention after the company allegedly cleared their farmland. The families say they have lived ...
Standards Building Up Safety Fears
When a 100-metre-long section of a Phnom Penh garment factory crumpled in on itself like a cheap pup tent, Sen Sok district officials promised an investigation. The results of that investigation, which was to have taken place more than a year ago, in March 2012, ...
Factory Orders Staff Back to Work Amid Safety Concerns
Employees at a Taiwanese-owned shoe factory in Kompong Speu province where two workers were killed when one of the building’s floors collapsed on Thursday have been ordered back to work today, despite ongoing concerns from labor activists about the building’s safety. While conceding that some parts ...
Pushing the ELC envelope
Three companies accused of illegal logging in Ratanakkiri province are in possession of a combined 30,000 hectares of economic land concessions (ELCs) that are likely illegal because they are owned by the same parent firm. Hoang Anh Andong Meas, Hoang Anh Lumphat and Hoang Anh Ouyadav ...