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Ministry refuses to intervene in Koh Kong land dispute

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction refused to intervene in land disputes in Koh Kong province’s Botum Sakor district after 77 families involved in the conflict requested its intervention. The ministry said those disputes had already been solved by an inter-ministerial committee. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-refuses-intervene-koh-kong-land-dispute

Villagers from six provinces stage protest over land disputes

Hundreds of villagers from six provinces yesterday rallied in front of the Land Management Ministry to seek help in resolving long-standing land disputes affecting them. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675522/villagers-from-six-provinces-stage-protest-over-land-disputes

Ministry eyes 100% land registrations

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction pledged to complete registering up to 94 per cent of land by next year and 100 per cent of some seven million plots by 2021. To that end, the ministry on Thursday launched its 21-point plan ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-eyes-100-land-registrations

Land Ministry issues more than 450,000 land titles

The Land Management Ministry has issued 456,210 land titles so far this year. The ministry’s annual report, launched yesterday, said that it also resolved 105 out of 817 land disputes it received; the National Land Dispute Authority solved two out of 81 cases. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673867/land-ministry-issues-more-than-450000-land-titles

Senior official accused of land grab

A member of the Supreme Consultation Forum is set to forward to Prime Minister Hun Sen, the complaints of more than 1,000 families against a military lieutenant general over alleged land grabbing in Kampong Thom province’s Stoung district. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/senior-official-accused-land-grab

Villagers summoned over land dispute in Preah Sihanouk

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court summoned a senior NGO official and 22 villagers in Prey Nop district for questioning over a land dispute with prominent tycoon Ly Yong Phat and Hong Suon, the wife of tycoon Siev Kong Triv. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-summoned-over-land-dispute-preah-sihanouk

Hun Sen reviews Supreme Council’s year-long work

Prime Minister Hun Sen and representatives from more than 10 political parties on Wednesday met with the Supreme Council for Consultation and Recommendations to review the body’s work after one-year of operation. Writing on his official Facebook page, Hun Sen said he criticised laziness and ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/hun-sen-reviews-supreme-councils-year-long-work

Koh Kong villagers deny dispute resolved

Representatives of villagers who are locked in a land dispute with Heng Huy Agriculture Group in Koh Kong province have denied a press release from the Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, which said the dispute had already been resolved. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-villagers-deny-dispute-resolved

Koh Kong villagers seek US intervention in land dispute

Representative of 26 families involved in a long-standing land dispute with a Chinese-owned company in Koh Kong province gathered at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday to deliver their petition seeking its intervention. The villagers said they had lost trust in state institutions ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-villagers-seek-us-intervention-land-dispute

Land disputants urge solution

On Wednesday, 22 communities in Preah Sihanouk province urged provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun to expedite the issuance of their land titles. In their latest attempt to find a solution to the territorial disputes they are embroiled in, representatives of disputant groups from Stung Hav, Prey ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-disputants-urge-solution

Titles distributed after land row finally ends

Battambang provincial governor Nguon Ratanak oversaw the distribution of land titles on Tuesday following a 20-year-long land dispute between villagers and soldiers. Speaking during the distribution in Bavel district’s Prey Preal village on Tuesday, the governor said the disputed land was divided into 51 plots ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/titles-distributed-after-land-row-finally-ends

Ministry official probed for attempted land grab

An official in Mondulkiri province has said the ministries of Interior, and Environment are investigating Ministry of Justice undersecretary of state Seng Sovannara on suspicion of faking documents to grab land in the Phnom Prich and Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuaries. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-official-probed-attempted-land-grab

National Authority to probe land dispute on prime minister’s order

The National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution and Battambang provincial authorities will launch an investigation on Monday into an ongoing land dispute between tycoon Lim Tealeng and Chan Hoeu in Kors Kralor district’s Preah Phos commune following an order from Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-authority-probe-land-dispute-prime-ministers-order

KRP chief preparing land grab appeal

The president of the Khmer Rise Party, Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung is preparing a request for Prime Minister Hun Sen to review the cases of 224 families who claim irregularities after buying plots of land in Kandal province from Bun Chan Krishna’s JameCam Company. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/krp-chief-preparing-land-grab-appeal

Boundary poles removed in Mondulkiri

Authorities in Mondulkiri province on Friday and Saturday removed some 400 boundary poles planted by villagers around state land reserved to build an airport, while local people claimed they have legitimate ownership of the land with proof from the local authorities. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boundary-poles-removed-mondulkiri

Rubber firm accused of clearing 10ha

Villagers from Preah Vihear province’s Rovieng district have accused Try Pheap Engineering & Construction Co Ltd of clearing the remaining 10ha of community land in Romny commune’s O’por village, which was reserved for building a school, a hospital and a pagoda. The local authorities said ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rubber-firm-accused-clearing-10ha

Preah Vihear villagers petition interior ministry over eight-year land dispute

Some 40 people representing 180 families from Kantuot commune in Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district on Wednesday gathered at the Ministry of Interior to submit their complaint seeking intervention in a long-standing land dispute. The 180 families have been locked in an eight-year dispute ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-villagers-petition-interior-ministry-over-eight-year-land-dispute

Action called against ‘inciters’

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has said it will not look to resolve a land dispute involving seven communities in Tbong Khmum province, calling instead for measures against those it considers responsible for inciting protests. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/action-called-against-inciters

Hundreds protest over land rows

More than 300 residents from five provinces gathered in front of the Botum Vatey Pagoda in Phnom Penh on Monday before marching to government institutions to submit petitions demanding that Prime Minister Hun Sen intervene in their long-running land disputes. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hundreds-protest-over-land-rows

Land dispute claims of 197 families rejected

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction issued a statement on Monday rejecting the land dispute claims of 197 families in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district. A ministry press release dated Monday said a related land dispute involving 987 families over sugar ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-claims-197-families-rejected

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