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Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam parliamentarians meet in Cambodia to boost Development Triangle Area

Parliamentarians of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam gathered in Cambodia’s northeastern Mondulkiri province on Wednesday to discuss the parliaments’ role in supporting the three countries’ Development Triangle Area, according to a media release from Cambodian National Assembly. Speaking at the opening of the two-day meeting, the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-04/24/c_132336947.htm

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/

Work begins on new friendship bridge to Cambodia

Construction began yesterday on a bridge crossing an upstream section of the Vam Co Dong River that borders Cambodia. The US $2.2-million friendship bridge will link the southern province of Tay Ninh with Cambodia’s Prey Veng Province at the Tan Nam – Mean Chay border gate ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=YzczMTk5OTQ2MDY

Initial Mapping For Communal Titles Underway in Mondolkiri

Initial mapping of three ethnic minority Banong communities in Mondolkiri province got underway yesterday, a critical step in their plans to gain much coveted communal titles to their ancestral land. Established by the 2001 Land Law, communal land titles were designed specifically to protect the ancestral ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Banong Families Receive Communal Land Tiles

Seventy-two ethnic minorities Banong families received communal titles to a combined 1,008 hectares of ancestral land in Mondolkiri province yesterday morning in a ceremony attended by Land Management Minister Chhun Lim. Communal titles were designed to protect the ancestral lands of the country’s minorities from outside ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Renaissance upgrades Okvau

Shares in Renaissance Minerals jumped after the company announced a 1.2 million ounce gold resource at its Okvau deposit in Cambodia. Emerging from the trading halt this morning, the company revealed an indicated and inferred resource of 15.6 million tonnes at 2.4 grams per tonne gold ...

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/business/a/-/national/16325176/renaissance-upgrades-okvau/

Okvau explorer raises $10m

Renaissance Minerals has raised $10 million for its gold-mining program at the Okvau deposit, in Mondulkiri province. The Australian company had estimated the area contained 729,000 ounces of gold. Renaissance’s biggest challenge would be to finance the project by equity investments world-wide, Tremain said. Renaissance is ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010960685/Business/okvau-explorer-raises-10m.html

Coffee production in Mondulkiri province increases

Coffee production in Mondulkiri province in 2012 will be higher than in 2011, according to farmers and producers. Coffee farmer Bou Sopheap told the Post that he just finished the harvest in December. In 2012, his two-hectare plantation provided about four tonnes of coffee beans, compared to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010260581/Business/coffee-production-in-mondulkiri-province-increases.html

Two people killed as mine collapses

Police officials said yesterday two people had died when a Mondulkiri gold mine collapsed on Saturday, but that neither of them worked for the mining company that owns it. Provincial police chief Nhem Vanny said two men aged 25 and 30, had died in a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012111459728/National-news/two-people-killed-as-mine-collapses.html

Last of Mondulkiri commune gone

Authorities in Mondulkiri province started tearing down the last of 195 houses claimed by villagers in Rayum commune at about 7am on Friday morning. Three hours later, not one was standing. Many villagers said they had no idea where they were going to live, and one man ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052856422/National-news/last-of-mkiri-commune-gone.html

Mondulkiri village’s residents say they’d rather die than run

A combined force of police, soldiers and military police last night set a deadline of 8am this morning for villagers in Mondulkiri province’s tiny Rayum commune to leave their homes or face forcible eviction. Authorities, who have surrounded the village for a week, say the villagers’ ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052556382/National-news/mondulkiri-villages-residents-say-theyd-rather-die-than-run.html

Police destroy 50 homes in Mondulkiri

With a looming deadline to move still two days away, police yesterday stormed tiny Rayum commune in Mondulkiri province, dismantling and burning at least 50 homes belonging to villagers embroiled in a land dispute with a Vietnamese rubber company. Seng Channy, a villager representative who escaped ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052456373/National-news/villagers-time-runs-out.html

Mondulkiri villagers face eviction deadline

Authorities set a May 25 deadline yesterday for residents of Mondulkiri province’s Rayum commune in Koh Nhek district to leave their homes, prompting the deployment of additional provincial forces to the area. Villager Seng Channy, 52, said that the coalition of about 300 police, soldiers and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052356324/National-news/clock-ticking-as-mkiri-villagers-face-deadline.html

Mondulkiri villagers decry torching of homes by police

More than 60 families in Mondulkiri province’s Roveak village in Rayum commune are worried about their safety and that of their housing after authorities deployed forces to surround their village on Sunday following eviction orders from the government. Bun Sokchea, 49, said that on Saturday, Koh ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052256306/National-news/mondulkiri-villagers-decry-torching-of-homes-by-police.html

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