P Sihanouk, Thailand train beach lifeguards

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities are running a series of training courses on water rescue for the life guards of each of the province’s tourist beaches. With the assistance of the Thai embassy, the workshops began on March 13. ...

Yuth Vireak

Civil society organizations believe that state land should be reclaimed after demolition of fence on Ochheuteal beach

Civil society organizations call on government to revoke land title legalized as legal entities on more than 8,000 square meters that is considered as a violation on the law and detrimental to the beauty of the coastal area. ...

Morm Moniroth

Sihanoukville beach fence demolished overnight

Preah Sihanouk provincial officials said Thursday that authorities had demolished a fence built directly on O’Chheuteal beach overnight after social media criticism and news reports. ...

Morm Moniroth

Owner behind Sihanoukville fence construction still a mystery

The owner of a concrete-and-brick wall being built directly on Sihanoukville’s O’Chheuteal beach in recent weeks remains a mystery, with authorities and workers alike refusing to say who is cordoning off the public beach. ...

Morm Moniroth

Authorities dismantle stalls on Otres Beach

Some 62 Otres Beach stall owners plan to petition Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Ministry of Interior for a resolution after the Preah Sihanouk provincial authority dismantled their stalls on Wednesday, with some having been owned for more than 20 years. Preah Sihanouk Provincial ...

Voun Dara

Otres beach stalls to be dismantled next week

The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration will take steps next week to dismantle vendors’ stalls along Otres Beach in the province’s Commune I, Stung Hav district. The stall owners, who have been making a living there for some 20 years had earlier asked the provincial governor ...

Voun Dara

Rubbish Youths collect 10K cigarette butts at Sihanoukville beach

The “Rubbish Youths” have picked up nearly 10,000 cigarette butts from Sihanoukville’s Ochheuteal Beach over the past two weekends, after launching a campaign to collect one million butts from Cambodia’s coastal areas to keep the beaches clean. ...

Long Kimmarita

New Preah Sihanouk governor to launch environment campaign

New Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun will launch a campaign to improve sanitation and keep the environment clean in Sihanoukville. A one-day event has been scheduled for Saturday to conduct a major clean-up and stress the importance of the issue to civil servants, the ...

Voun Dara

More than 15,000 trees planted in Sihanoukville in bid to fight pollution

More than 15,000 luxury neang nuon trees have been planted along Sihanoukville’s streets, around four water treatment facilities and along the Ochheuteal canal, in order to mitigate the pollution of the coastal environment when dirty water flows into the sea. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Businesses in Sihanoukville told to clean up

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and relevant departments have asked businesses and tour operators in Sihanoukville to enhance the city’s beauty and prevent sewage from flowing into the sea, while warning of administrative measures for those failing to comply. A notice concerning order at Ochheuteal Beach was ...

Pech Sotheary

Sihanoukville beach vendors protest new relocation notice

Vendors along O’Chheuteal Beach yesterday protested against a new Preah Sihanouk provincial project that requires them to build new stalls – set back from their current ones – before the Sea Festival starts on December 17, in order to expand the beach area for tourists. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Evictions signal coastal development dilemma

With the threat of eviction hanging over businesses on Sihanoukville’s O’Chheuteal and O’Tres beaches, land rights advocates congregated in Phnom Penh this week to give voice to thousands of families locked in land disputes with powerful firms turning swaths of coastline into tourism destinations. ...

Sek Odom and George Wright

Beachfront evictions to begin in Sihanoukville next week

The eviction of businesses along Sihanoukville’s popular O’Chheuteal Beach will begin as early as Monday, after the provincial governor returns from a trip abroad, an official said on Thursday. ...

Sek Odom

Preah Sihanouk officials meet over beach compensation plan

Preah Sihanouk provincial officials met on Monday to discuss an order from the national government to provide compensation for a number of families living and running businesses on O’Chheuteal Beach in Sihanoukville who are facing the threat of eviction. ...

Sek Odom

Sihanoukville beach vendors asked to vacate shore

Vendors located along two of Sihanoukville’s most prominent beaches – Otres and Ochheuteal – have until March 13 to relocate, city governor Y Sokleng said yesterday. ...

Post Staff

Beachfront business owners protest impending eviction

Following an order from the government this week for businesses on O’Tres and O’Chheuteal beaches to shut down, about 100 protesters in Phnom Penh on Thursday called for the decision to be overturned. ...

Sek Odom and George Wright

Sihanoukville beach businesses given a month to move out

All bars, restaurants and guesthouses along O’Tres Beach near Sihanoukville, and some on neighboring O’Chheuteal Beach, must close up shop within a month or face forced eviction, local officials confirmed on Tuesday. ...

Sek Odom and George Wright

Sihanoukville beach vendors ordered to move

Authorities in Sihanoukville have ordered 26 vendors on O’chheuteal Beach to move their stalls away from the popular stretch of sand by Saturday next week in the interest of “aesthetic beauty” or face eviction. ...

Aun Chhengpor

Sihanoukville beach vendors ordered to move

Authorities in Sihanoukville have ordered 26 vendors on O’chheuteal Beach to move their stalls away from the popular stretch of sand by Saturday next week in the interest of “aesthetic beauty” or face eviction. ...

Aun Chhengpor

Tourism numbers give boost to Sihanoukville property prices

Property has seen a boost in Sihanoukville city in the first quarter of this year, underpinned by increased tourist numbers year-on-year. Cheng Kheng, director of CPL Real Estate Company and president of the Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association, said the outlook on property in Sihanoukville ...

Sum Manet

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!