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Run Ta Ek progress on track for area to become full town

Most parts of the Run Ta Ek development site in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district – which has been allocated for those willing to relocate from the protected Angkor Archaeological Park – have already been cleared, and the developers are well underway with the ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-progress-track-area-become-full-town

Village demands return of chief who joined Angkor protest

Siem Reap residents are collecting hundreds of thumbprints for the reinstatement of a village chief who was fired for joining a protest against the resettlement of Angkor evictees. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/village-demands-return-of-chief-who-joined-angkor-protest/

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
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/16/siem-reap-village-chief-dismissed-after-protesting-for-land-rights-with-citizens/

More than 200 families in Siem Reap dismantled tents on disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force

210 families live in Sna Sangkram village, Balong commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province that has a land dispute with the Apsara Authority demolished tents from the disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/15/more-than-200-families-in-siem-reap-dismantled-tents-after-authorities-threatened-to-use-force/

Woven packaging an economic, environmental win in Siem Reap

Run Ta Ek is known throughout the Kingdom for the beauty of its eco-village. The commune has implemented several principles of the Ministry of Environment. Among them is a commitment to reducing the use of plastic by using palm leave boxes to package their famous ...

Keo Bosaba
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/woven-packaging-economic-environmental-win-siem-reap

PM meets with 3,200 families in Peak Sneng

As of October 22, a total of 9,065 families have agreed to voluntarily leave Angkor Archeological Park and other areas under the control of Apsara National Authority for the Run Ta Ek area in Banteay Srei district and Peak Sneng in Angkor Thom district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-meets-3200-families-peak-sneng

Residents volunteering to move out of Angkor area receive level 1 IDPoor with urban rate

Households volunteering to move out of Angkor Archaeological Park to live in Run Ta Ek and Peak Sneng areas in Siem Reap province will receive each Level 1 IDPoor and the same allowance rate as in urban areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501165655/residents-volunteering-to-move-out-of-angkor-area-receive-level-1-idpoor-with-urban-rate/

Hun Sen asks Angkor protesters to ‘be calm’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday denied plans to relocate thousands of residents from one area of the Angkor Archaeological Park following protests. ...

Pa Sokheng
https://vodenglish.news/hun-sen-asks-angkor-protesters-to-be-calm/

Hun Sen threatens eviction without compensation for Angkor residents who negotiate

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned that families who refuse to accept government compensation to leave the Angkor area and try to bargain for higher compensation will face eviction. ...

Ouch Sony
https://vodenglish.news/hun-sen-threatens-eviction-without-compensation-for-angkor-residents-who-negotiate/

Futile hold-outs: PM warns Angkor Park squatters against inciters

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged squatters who have yet to relocate from Angkor Archaeological Park to Run Ta Ek village not to fall victim to unnamed opposition political party members inciting them to hold out for a higher amount of compensation. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501161807/futile-hold-outs-pm-warns-angkor-park-squatters-against-inciters/

Run Ta Ek families get agricultural training

Agricultural experts are providing technical support in raising animals and growing crops as the first step for the 153 households who have agreed to relocate to the Run Ta Ek eco-village from the Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-families-get-agricultural-training

Displaced From Angkor: Desolate Land, Uncertain Futures Await Residents

Locals who spoke with VOD said they wouldn’t defy the government order to move. But while some found consolation in official promises that displaced villagers would be given land in a rural area outside the park in Run Ta Ek commune, none had a clear ...

Andrew Haffner and Phin Rathana
https://vodenglish.news/displaced-from-angkor-desolate-land-uncertain-futures-await-residents/

Run Ta Ek residents say life is better there than in Angkor Archaeological Park

Residents who were willing to leave their homes in Angkor Archaeological Park and relocate to Run Ta Ek eco-village five years ago are saying their lives have improved in the interim, and now Prime Minister Hun Sen has recently announced that Run Ta Ek area ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-residents-say-life-better-there-angkor-archaeological-park

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