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Constitutional Council sees in new members

Three newcomers officially took up their positions at the Constitutional Council yesterday, the body announced. Im Chhun Lim, former minister of land management, officially began his tenure as head of the council after being appointed by the Supreme Council of Magistracy and voted chief by ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/constitutional-council-sees-new-members

New minister vows to tackle land registration

The new minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, Chea Sophara, should strive to resolve the country’s land disputes and expand land registration services, his outgoing predecessor Im Chhun Lim said during a handover ceremony yesterday. ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-minister-vows-tackle-land-registration

Two new faces to join Constitutional Council

Outgoing minister of land management Im Chhun Lim and former Ministry of Tourism secretary of state Sam Prumnea are set to join the Constitutional Council. ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-new-faces-join-constitutional-council

Government starts preparing confiscated ELCs for poor

Land Management Minister Im Chhun Lim said on Monday his staff were already at work studying land that the government has confiscated from economic land concession (ELC) owners for redistribution to poor families, though details on the location of the sites remained elusive. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-starts-preparing-confiscated-elcs-for-poor-109220/

Minister orders governors to end illegal construction

Minister of Urban Planning and Construction Im Chhun Lim ordered all governors to check construction sites in their provinces to ensure that none are encroaching on public land, and to take action against those that do. ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/17744/minister-orders-governors-to-end-illegal-construction/

Nagaworld expansion suspended

The controversial expansion of NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh has been temporarily halted after an inspection of the construction site led Prime Minister Hun Sen to judge that it was interfering with the city’s beauty, according to City Hall. ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/nagaworld-expansion-suspended-99673/

Gov’t pledges to step up land titling pace

The government yesterday vowed to finish distributing all land titles currently under consideration by 2020.In a speech, Im Chhun Lim, the minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, said the government was committed to improving land security in Cambodia in its bid to address ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-pledges-step-land-titling-pace

4 million land titles distributed by MOLMUPC

As of 2015, The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MoLMUPC) has distributed four million land titles to people across the country. ...

Mom Chan Dara Soleil
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/15636/4-million-land-titles-distributed-by-molmupc/

Lawmaker asks minister to intervene over Kampot arrests

The chairman of the National Assembly’s human rights commission on Thursday requested that Land Management Minister Im Chhun Lim intervene on behalf of two villagers who were arrested upon returning to Kampot province on Tuesday after protesting in Phnom Penh. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/lawmaker-asks-minister-to-intervene-over-kampot-arrests-93945/

Land management minister to give answer to the National Assembly

Senior Minister, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Im Chhun Lim will go to the National Assembly tomorrow morning at 8:30 am to give answers to the National Assembly’s members. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/land-management-minister-to-give-answer-to-the-national-assembly-8939

Japanese construction taking flight in capital

Japanese construction investment approvals are ranked third this year, behind China and Korea, accounting for $108 million in approved projects, according to Im Chhun Lim, minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japanese-construction-taking-flight-capital

Thailand boosts kingdom’s construction sector by $100 million

Thailand has invested $100 million in Cambodia’s construction sector, according to the latest figures issued by the Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. ...

Ban Sokrith and Muny Sithyna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/12035/thailand-boosts-kingdom---s-construction-sector-by--100-million/

Cambodia's construction sector receives 2.5 bln USD investment last year

Cambodia’s construction sector attracted a total investment of 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2014, down 10 percent from 2.77 billion U.S. dollars in 2013, according to official data on Monday. ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=271483

Still work to do on land issue: envoy

Germany’s ambassador to Cambodia, Joachim Baron von Marschall, yesterday cautioned against too much optimism in the land sector in the face of ongoing disputes and forced evictions. The ambassador made the comments at a workshop on sustainable land policy in the capital, where speakers from ...

Taing Vida
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/still-work-do-land-issue-envoy

Cambodia holds construction, property expo as construction sector booms

An international construction and property exhibition kicked off here, in the capital city of Cambodia, on Wednesday as the country’s construction continued enjoying strong growth, officials said. Andrew Siow, chief executive officer of AMB Event-Cambodia, which organized the expo at the capital’s Diamond Island Exhibition Center, ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2014-09/10/c_133632913.htm

Hun Sen gives hope to villagers in land fight

Last month, Prime Minister Hun Sen was mocked for claiming in a speech on August 18 that he was unaware of a land dispute in Kratie province’s Snuol district over which villagers had repeatedly petitioned his cabinet. But Mr. Hun Sen’s admission that he was unaware ...

Mech Dara and George Wright
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sen-gives-hope-to-villagers-in-land-fight-67416/

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