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Stolen 700 hectares of Tonle Sap land returned to the state

A deputy provincial police chief in Kampong Chhnang province was involved in the encroachment of nearly 700 hectares of flooded forest in the Tonle Sap Lake area, while so far the Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities have returned 2,000 hectares of land to state ownership. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50980801/stolen-700-hectares-of-tonle-sap-land-returned-to-the-state/

Kampot governor orders land protection reform at all levels

After recognising land issues as a key area for disputes in Kampot province, recently transferred Kampot provincial governor Mao Thunin has introduced a mechanism for the 9 district governors to protect and prevent all land crimes against the people of Kampot. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50965686/kampot-governor-orders-land-protection-reform-at-all-levels/

Land encroachment crime reported in Pursat

Following the departure of the former governor of the province, authorities reported a resurgence in land encroachment cases. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50964930/land-encroachment-crime-reported-in-pursat/

43 people arrested in Preah Sihanouk land encroachment case

Preah Sihanouk authorities launched an operation to arrest people in Prey Nob District who were involved in a forest encroachment case. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957535/43-people-arrested-in-preah-sihanouk-land-encroachment-case/

Man bulldozes Bunong tribe’s crops

A man accused of encroachment has bulldozed 10 hectares of rice and crops planted by 18 Bunong families on land they settled since 1992 in Mondulkiri province. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50927735/man-bulldozes-bunong-tribes-crops/

Bokor nat'l park rangers get armed with drones

In a bid to stop and prevent forest land encroachment in Preah Monivong Bokor National Park in Kampot province, the Ministry of Environment has equipped rangers with drones to assist them in their patrol, intervention and crackdown in a timely and effective manner. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bokor-natl-park-rangers-get-armed-drones

Koh Kong probes encroachment onto state land

The Botum Sakor district authorities in Koh Kong province are continuing to investigate cases involving hundreds of people illegally encroaching on more than 15ha of state land. District governor Hak Leng said on July 6 that the land in question has been allocated from the protected ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-probes-encroachment-state-land

Encroachment on Tonle Sap flooded forest land persists

Battambang provincial officials said land encroachment still occurred on thousands of hectares of flooded forest land bordering Tonle Sap Lake, and authorities lacked the resources to protect these areas.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/encroachment-tonle-sap-flooded-forest-land-persists

Bunong decry encroachment

Fifty-three Bunong indigenous families in Kbal Romeas commune Stung Treng province’s Sesan district have accused a company of illegally setting up boundary poles for a plantation and encroaching on community land, an accusation the provincial authorities have denied.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bunong-decry-encroachment

Koh Kong confronts encroachment on protected state land

Authorities in Koh Kong province are searching for the individuals who set up border posts on nearly 200ha of protected forest, with officials and activists claiming that powerful tycoons had hired local people to encroach on the land. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-confronts-encroachment-protected-state-land

Ministry says illegal forest encroachment continues to increase across Kingdom

The Ministry of Environment has said that illegal encroachment on protected forest land continues to increase, however, large-scale timber logging activities have been prevented. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779766/ministry-says-illegal-forest-encroachment-continues-to-increase-across-kingdom/

Three commune chiefs reprimanded for landgrabs

Three commune chiefs in Mondulkiri province were reprimanded after it was found they were involved in forestland encroachment, officials said. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771434/three-commune-chiefs-reprimanded-for-landgrabs/

PM removes district governor over land grabs

Prime Minister Hun Sen has removed Sin Vanvuth from his post as governor of Koh Nhek district, in Mondulkiri province over land encroachment.​ ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50768609/pm-removes-district-governor-over-land-grabs/

Further measures issued to stop land encroachment

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has ordered all provincial governors to prevent encroachment on state-protected land to avoid land disputes. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742961/further-measures-issued-to-stop-land-encroachment/

Land encroachment causes floods

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the capital and provincial authorities to prevent encroachment on river banks, ditches, creeks, canals, water reservoirs and lakes to avoid the effects of water drainage and flood disasters. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721647/land-encroachment-causes-floods/

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