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Teams to compile data, give titles to citizens on state land

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on Monday created 18 teams to compile and compare data on forests which are occupied by citizens in 24 provinces. The group’s formation came after Prime Minister Hun Sen last week ordered ministries to accelerate the release ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/teams-compile-data-give-titles-citizens-state-land

Beach sellers must make room for Chinese investors

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities will ask the government to deal with 10 sellers who refuse to relocate from Koh Puos – or Hawaii beach – and Lomher Kay beach.​ Vendors’ representatives have asked for compensation from provincial authorities to relocate to a new area. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5099381/beach-sellers-must-make-room-chinese-investors/

Villagers may get land titles

Representatives of 171 Pursat families who claim to have been unfairly left out of the government’s land-titling process said they have reached a tentative agreement with the minister of Industry, Mines and Energy to continue farming on the Bakan district land they have occupied for ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022661603/National/villagers-may-get-land-titles.html

Villagers Claim Injustice in Land-titling Project

More than 200 villagers living on an economic land concession on Pursat province say they were unfairly left out of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s nationwide land-measuring program after local authorities on Saturday printed the names of families eligible for land titles. Chhuon Khurn, chief of Phteah ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Families say eviction forced

Hundreds of families in Ratanakki­ri province have asked rights group Adhoc to intervene, saying local authorities in Bakeo district’s Laminh commune are illegally forcing them from their homes. Village representative, Ek Orm, 52, said that authorities were forcing villagers to relocate to make way for a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013011460762/National/families-say-eviction-forced.html

PM will hand-deliver titles

Prime Minister Hun Sen will personally deliver land titles to residents in Kratie province’s Snuol district on September 21 following the completion of the land measuring mission by volunteer youth there.   According to the premier’s order, land titles have been granted in three forms of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012090558506/National-news/pm-will-hand-deliver-titles.html

Gov't Reports $25M From Rents in Six Months

The government earned just over $25 million in rental fees from state land leased to private companies in the first six months of the year, according to new figures from the Ministry of Economy and Finance. While the data shows that earning have risen, critics say ...

Duo Gets Bail After Obstructing Land Volunteers

A Council of Ministers official and her husband who were arrested in July for obstructing a land-titling initiative spearheaded by Prime Minister Hun Sen have received bail, Stung Treng Provincial Court prosecutor Chroeng Khmao said Friday. Meas Sokhon, who works at the Council of the Ministers’ ...

Two More Villagers Are Arrested Amid Evictions in Pursat

Two more people in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district were arrested Tuesday in connection with what local authorities are calling a secessionist plot, a forestry official said yesterday. Veal Veng district forestry chief Thorn Bunthet said that Kuy Van, 55, and Leng Chhoeuk, 50, were arrested ...

Villagers take land title fight to Santuk District Hall

Villagers accused of illegally occupying state land in Kompong Thom province protested outside Santuk district hall yesterday to ask for land titles, residents and authorities said. Sue Nhaunh, a villager and representative of 160 families in Kraya commune, said that more than 100 residents had gathered ...

200 residents in land dispute prevented from registering

Residents involved in a long-running land dispute in Oddar Meanchey province’s Anlong Veng district have been prevented from registering to vote in next year’s commune elections, village representatives said yesterday. The village, Oambel, is not recognized by authorities as it forms part of a conservation area ...

Hun Sen OKs Large Amount of State Land to be Privatized

Prime Minister Hun Sen has officially allowed the privatization of 2,580 square meters of state owned land. 646 square meters of the land are in Phnom Penh. The sub-decree means that the land is closer to being eligible for development and sale. ...

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