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

Steel-framed buildings to be demolished in Preah Sihanouk

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall ordered the demolition on Monday of two Chinese-owned steel-framed buildings on Otres Beach I in Stung Hav district’s Otres commune that were found to have encroached on the public beach. ...

Voun Dara

Beachfront evictions begin in Sihanoukville

Authorities in Sihanoukville followed through with their long-threatened eviction of vendors from the end of the popular O’Chheuteal beach on Saturday afternoon, demolishing nearly 100 structures along the 2 km strip known locally as Ariston.   ...

Peter Ford and Ouch Sony

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

Deadline passes but beachside eviction still imminent

The two-kilometer stretch of white sand that curves along  translucent sea in an idyllic bay near Sihanoukville was still living up to its picture-perfect mystique on Sunday, with couples strolling hand-in-hand beneath the cloudless sky as others slouched in cushioned chairs soaking up the sun. ...

Maddy Crowell

As deadline passes, O’tres beach businesses fight on

Although an eviction deadline passed on Sunday for guesthouses, restaurants and bars along Sihanoukville’s popular O’Tres Beach, less than half of the businesses had left as of the evening, with others seeking to negotiate a deal with authorities that would allow them to stay. ...

Kang Sothear and Hannah Hawkins

Sihanoukville beach businesses given brief reprieve

Sihanoukville beachfront businesses that were due to be bulldozed this weekend have been granted a temporary stay of execution. ...

Morn Vanntey

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 businesses want beach ban revoked

Dozens of businesses from Sihanoukville’s Otres beach will deliver a letter to the National Assembly today seeking intervention on a government order to vacate the beach or be forcibly evicted. X Otres BeachX Yun Min ...

Chhay Channyda

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

Royal group ordered to dismantle jetty on O’tres beach

Six months after it started construction, Kith Meng’s Royal Group has been ordered to demolish a nearly finished jetty on O’Tres Beach near Sihanoukville, with local officials saying the tycoon’s company was never granted permission to build it in the first place. ...

Khuon Narim

Sihanoukville construction sites scaled back

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Chhit Sokhon ordered three construction sites near Sihanoukville’s O’Tres Beach to scale back their projects on Friday after the owners overstepped building limitations, officials said Sunday. Mr. Sokhon ordered three construction sites along the O’Tres stream, an inlet that stretches about 2 ...

Aun Pheap

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