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Evictees to reject offer

Twenty-one families whose houses were demolished during an eviction on Tuesday said yesterday that they planned to refuse an offer of houses, land and cash from the tycoon who now possesses their land. Villagers, however, will continue to discuss the offer in another meeting scheduled ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030861830/National/evictees-to-reject-offer.html

Blackouts leading to reduced production

Frequent power outages in Phnom Penh, a result of a shortage of supply and overuse by consumers, is harming the competitiveness of Cambodian products, industry insiders said yesterday. In addition to the challenges of expensive electricity prices, an ongoing issue for production costs, unreliable supply during ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030761800/Business/blackouts-leading-to-reduced-production.html

Construction Investment – Cambodia

Construction investment rises sharply Investment in construction in the Kingdom during the first nine months of this year rose 83.6 per cent, according to data from Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction last week. The data showed that during the first nine months of ...

http://www.cbre.com.kh/2012/11/construction-investment-cambodia/

As Phnom Penh's buildings rise, safety scales back

Vatha, a 42-year-old construction worker, has been toiling for four years at numerous building sites across Phnom Penh. He knocks down dilapidated dwellings and in their place builds houses and apartments that are bigger, better – and increasingly higher – as demand for residential property, especially ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072757666/National-news/as-buildings-rise-safety-scales-back.html

Villagers’ homes levelled in Pursat

A coalition of about 30 soldiers, police, forestry officials and military police armed with chainsaws razed some 40 houses belonging to villagers in Pursat province’s Santre commune yesterday, claiming the villagers were illegally living in a state forest, villagers and officials said. According to resident Chin ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072657644/National-news/villagers-homes-levelled-in-pursat.html

Two More Villagers Are Arrested Amid Evictions in Pursat

Two more people in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district were arrested Tuesday in connection with what local authorities are calling a secessionist plot, a forestry official said yesterday. Veal Veng district forestry chief Thorn Bunthet said that Kuy Van, 55, and Leng Chhoeuk, 50, were arrested ...

Last of Mondulkiri commune gone

Authorities in Mondulkiri province started tearing down the last of 195 houses claimed by villagers in Rayum commune at about 7am on Friday morning. Three hours later, not one was standing. Many villagers said they had no idea where they were going to live, and one man ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052856422/National-news/last-of-mkiri-commune-gone.html

Police destroy 50 homes in Mondulkiri

With a looming deadline to move still two days away, police yesterday stormed tiny Rayum commune in Mondulkiri province, dismantling and burning at least 50 homes belonging to villagers embroiled in a land dispute with a Vietnamese rubber company. Seng Channy, a villager representative who escaped ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052456373/National-news/villagers-time-runs-out.html

Mondulkiri villagers face eviction deadline

Authorities set a May 25 deadline yesterday for residents of Mondulkiri province’s Rayum commune in Koh Nhek district to leave their homes, prompting the deployment of additional provincial forces to the area. Villager Seng Channy, 52, said that the coalition of about 300 police, soldiers and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052356324/National-news/clock-ticking-as-mkiri-villagers-face-deadline.html

Mondulkiri villagers decry torching of homes by police

More than 60 families in Mondulkiri province’s Roveak village in Rayum commune are worried about their safety and that of their housing after authorities deployed forces to surround their village on Sunday following eviction orders from the government. Bun Sokchea, 49, said that on Saturday, Koh ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052256306/National-news/mondulkiri-villagers-decry-torching-of-homes-by-police.html

Boeng Kak residents beaten back as homes razed

Excavators flattened eight houses and shops at the north end of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak lake on Friday as baton-wielding riot police pushed back distraught residents and badly beat one protestor who was among hundreds of locals who rallied against the latest round of demolitions. The ...

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