STT report: urban poor communities fear forced evictions, no land titles

Sahmakum Teang Tnaut Organization (STT) has published a report, titled Land Security of Urban Poor Communities, detailing land insecurity issues plaguing urban poor communities in Phnom Penh, who have expressed fear of eviction and inadequate compensation. ...

Pou Soreachny and Khuon Narim

PM lauds support for vets as 200 plots gifted

Prime Minister Hun Manet announced that 200 veterans and their families have been awarded plots of land in Svay Rieng province.​ ...

Samban Chandara

More than 200 families in 2 villages in Saang district request the authorities to issue legal land titles

252 families in two villages in Teuk Vil commune, Saang district, Kandal province, asked the authorities to issue title title, claiming that they had occupied since 1979 and had a letter of occupation, but the authorities still refused to issue them while the authorities confirmed ...

Kheang Sokmean

Residents of some poor communities in Phnom Penh worried about evictions

Boeung Trabek community representative, Hour Seaklon, who is sitting in a house preparing vegetables for cooking with a sad face, told CamboJA that more than 40 families have not yet received land titles, despite promises from the authorities that will provide legal title after the ...

Runn Sreydeth

Deadline for occupants of Pursat protected areas

The Pursat provincial Department of Environment has announced a call for individuals occupying land within community areas of protected zones to apply for self-declaration for land ownership certification. ...

Long Kimmarita

623 land titles distributed to more than 300 families in Kampong Thom province

623 property ownership certificates were distributed to 332 families in Kdei Ta Chen village, Treal commune, Tang Kork district on July 20, 2023, so that they have the legal right to own and use them. ...

Post Staff

Preah Vihear allocates 335ha land for villagers

The Preah Vihear Provincial Administration has announced a campaign to measure and distribute 335ha of land in Pheareaketch village in Preah Vihear town’s Pahal commune. ...

Post Staff

Nearly 70 families in Koas Kralor district protest for Battambang Provincial Authorities to provide legal land titles

About 69 families protest in front of Battambang Provincial Administration to demand the authorities to issue legal land title that has been cleared since 2012 on 254 hectares of land at Phnom Snor, Samrong village, Chhnal Moan commune, Koas Kralor district, Battambang province, on the ...

Sok Savy

Daun Ov community in Dangkor district has submitted a petition to the city hall to resolve the land issue

Nearly 80 people representing 56 families in Daun Ov community, Sangkat Cheung Ek, Khan Dangkor, who are worried about eviction, have urged the Phnom Penh authorities to expedite the issuance of land titles. And on-site development. ...

Phon Sotthyroth and Runn Sreydeth

S Treng issues 30,000 titles in five years

In the past five years, systematic land registration in Stung Treng province – within the framework of the Land Administration Sub-Sector Programme – has been achieved in 35 villages, with more than 30,000 titles distributed to people across the province. ...

Sem Pisey

Residents of Kandal get over 1,000 ‘hard titles’

The Kandal Provincial Administration on April 18 presented over 1,000 “hard titles” – the strongest form of property ownership certificate in the Kingdom – to more than 500 households in Anlong Ta Sek Leu village in Sa’ang district’s Prek Ambel commune. ...

Sem Pisey

Nearly 500 families in Kandal province concerned over forced evictions

Nearly 500 families living in Tumnob 94 in Kandal province are worried about forced evictions after authorities claimed they were living in slums and illegally while the citizens claim that they had lived in the area for more than 30 years and had valid residence ...

Khut Sokun

Ministry of Interior orders Tbong Khmum provincial governor to resolve land issues for more than 200 families

The Ministry of Interior has ordered the Tbong Khmum provincial governor to resolve land issues for more than 200 families in Memot and Tambor district, Tbong Khmum provinces after more than 10 years of dispute with private companies and authorities and seeking intervention from the ...

Khut Sokun

Kandal families slated for eviction from airport site renew requests for land titles

 Hundreds of families living along both sides of the so-called “94 canal” and facing relocation to make way for a new airport in Kandal province called for authorities to give them land titles, on-site development and an end to intimidation, during a public forum in ...

Sorn Sarath and Phon Sotthyroth

Borei Keila residents awarded property titles

The government has announced that it will provide land titles to around 1,200 families living in the eight buildings of the Borei Keila area in Veal Vong commune of the capital’s Prampi Makara district. ...

Post Staff

Electricite Du Cambodge Gets 70 Hectares of Boeng Tamok

The government continued the trend of giving state institutions and private individuals tracts of land on Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tamok lake, handing over 70 hectares to state utilities supplier Electricite du Cambodge. ...

Seoung Nimol

Hun Sen instructs ministries and authorities to complete land registration for citizens by 2023

Prime Minister Hun Sen instructs relevant ministries and authorities to accelerate land registration for citizens to solve land issues and implement the task of clearing land in the Tonle Sap Lake area for the people to be ready by 2023. ...

Pich Sotheary and Khan Leakhena

460 families adjacent to new airport ask authorities for land title over fear of forced evictions

About 460 families living in Ndok commune, Kandal Stung district and Kampong Samnang commune, Takhmao city, which is adjacent to the airport under construction, requested Kandal provincial governor gives them land title as they fear forced evictions after airport staff and local authorities went to ...


More than 200 people in Siem Reap protest to the authorities to resolve the land issues as promised before the election

More than 200 people representing more than 300 families gathered in front of Khun Ream commune hall, Banteay Srei district, Siem Reap province on Wednesday to request the authorities to resolve land issues for them as promised before the Commune/Sangkat Elections. ...

Khut Sokun

CSOs say that people in some capitals and provinces still face land issues under state development projects

Civil society organizations and community representatives from some capitals and provinces say that people are still facing problems with land, houses and have not yet received proper compensation due to the development without studying the impact in advance and the authorities continue to monitor and threaten ...

Nat Sopheap

Siem Reap village chief dismissed after protesting for land rights with citizens

Sna Sangkram village chief of Balang commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province was fired by his superiors after protesting for land rights with more than 210 families in the Run Ta Ek development area. ...

Khut Sokun

More than 200 families in Russey Keo district request development in place and land title as authorities ask them to relocate

244 families in Lor Kambor village, Sangkat Svay Pak, Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh, which affected by the road development project, request the development at the place and issue land title while the authorities ask the citizens to relocate. ...

Khut Sokun

Prek Ta Kong villagers ask authorities to issue land titles due to rear of eviction

Sixty-five families in Prek Ta Kong village, Chak Angre Leu commune, Meanchey district, Phnom Penh, ask the authorities issue them land titles as soon as possible, as they have lived on the land for many years and fear “eviction” for further development reasons from seeing ...

ប៉ា សុខេង

80 families at lake development protest delayed land titles

Representatives of about 80 families living around southern Phnom Penh’s major lake development say they fear eviction as sandfilling is nearing their houses and they have yet to receive the land titles promised to them by authorities. ...

Khut Sokun

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