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Hun Sen’s Land Titles Receive Rare Praise From Germany

Since Prime Minister Hun Sen announced an ambitious new plan some 10 months ago to make nearly half a million families official land owners, hardly a week goes by that a rural community does not complain of local officials trying to scam the project. But when ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sens-land-titles-receive-rare-praise-from-germany-17312/

Men Questioned After refusing To Hand Over Student Donation

Authorities in Battambang province on Saturday summoned two villagers from Salmot district’s Ta Sanh commune after they refused to hand over money to officials asking for donations to feed students working in the area as part of the government’s nationwide land titling project. Heng ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Most land disputes in Cambodia unsettled

Less than 30 per cent of complaints filed to the government’s National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution (NALDR) throughout 2012 were resolved, according to its annual report released yesterday. According to the document, distributed yesterday at the NALDR annual convention, the government body, which comprises representatives ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022161535/National/most-land-disputes-in-cambodia-unsettled.html

Land titles denied, villagers in Pursat claim

Student volunteers working as part of the government’s land titling scheme are again being accused of refusing to measure land – this time in Pursat province – because they say those living there have done so illegally, according to villagers. Villagers in Bakan district said the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022061480/National/titles-denied-villagers-in-pursat-claim.html

Bunong Say They Don't Want Private Land Titles

Ethnic Bunong villagers living in Mondolkiri province’s Pech Chreada district have sent a petition to the Ministry of Land Management, urging the government to refrain from issuing them private land titles, local officials said yesterday. This way they may instead to eligible for a communal title ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Hun Sen completes land titling mission in Koh Kong

Prime Minister Hun Sen presented land titles Monday to 513 families in Thmorbang district, an official said. The land titles cover 1,504 hectares in Tropang Cheurtrav and Korki villages in Russey Chrum commune. The official said Monday’s ceremony marked the completion of a land-titling mission launched ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=MTk0ZGYxM2I5Mjc3MWY2NWFjNTIzMTExNDJkNDA5

In Koh Kong land fight, volunteers requested

More than 30 representatives of families who claim a dispute piece of land in Koh Kong province went to provincial hall for the second time yesterday and submitted an official request to allow Prime Minister Hun Sen’s youth volunteer corps to measure the area. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2012122760493/National/in-koh-kong-land-fight-volunteers-requested.html

Concerns over Cambodia's use of students in land titling scheme

Hun Sen’s titling plan was announced in June and is intended to resolve land conflict stemming from the Khmer Rouge regime’s ban on private property in the 1970s. Around 1,600 students have been sent around the country to demarcate 4.4 million acres of uncontested territory, which ...

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2012-10-08/concerns-over-cambodias-use-of-students-in-land-titling-scheme/1026796

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