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Political bias alleged

Four families in Oddar Meanchey province’s Samrong town have filed a complaint with their commune hall, alleging that a military official and a village chief are trying to block them from receiving land titles because the families support the Cambodian National Rescue Party. The families and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/political-bias-alleged

Evicted Kratie Families Petition Hun Sen for Help

Fifteen villagers representing 18 families from Kratie province involved in an ongoing dispute with the Sovan Vuthy Rubber Company yesterday submitted a petition to the Ministry of Land Management calling for intervention after the company allegedly cleared their farmland. The families say they have lived ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Hun Sen Thanks Student Land-Titling Volunteers

Student volunteers from across the country yesterday took a break from their land-measuring duties to attend a pre-Khmer New Year ceremony at Phnom Penh’s Koh Pitch where they were presented with a thank-you letter from Mr. Hun Sen. Since Mr. Hun Sen launched the land titling ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Titles near as students finally on way to district

Nearly 50 families in Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor district will finally receive official titles after repeatedly requesting – and being denied – student volunteers to measure their land, the villagers’ commune chief said yesterday. Koh Pol commune chief Ev Kosal, who participated in the meeting ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013031962015/National/titles-near-as-students-finally-on-way-to-district.html

Preah Vihear Families' Land Issues Go Unheard

About 50 families living on the site of the long-discussed Preah Vihear airport went to the provincial hall yesterday to request that local officials reconsider their earlier decision to refuse them land titles on the grounds that the airstrip would soon be rebuilt. Villagers attended ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Land titles denied, villagers in Pursat claim

Student volunteers working as part of the government’s land titling scheme are again being accused of refusing to measure land – this time in Pursat province – because they say those living there have done so illegally, according to villagers. Villagers in Bakan district said the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022061480/National/titles-denied-villagers-in-pursat-claim.html

Volunteers Being Phase 2 Of Land-Titling Program

More than 2,000 student volunteers yesterday were sent to measure land in 19 provinces, starting the second phase of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s nationwide land-titling program. Of the 2,016 volunteers, 1,362 are new and the rest are returning for the second time. ...

http://cambodiadaily.org/

Villagers denied land titles after demarcation

Sixty families in Kompong Cham province’s Krathor district are planning to file a complaint with provincial authorities after local land management officials decided to take away their registration documents for land titles under Prime Minister Hun Sen’s recently launched titling program. Pon Pumm, 44 a farmer, ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/

Battambang Officials Halt Clearing of Community Forest - Again

Forestry Administrative officials in Battambang province have again halted logging and clearing inside a community forest and are attempting to prevent student volunteers deployed by the Ministry of Land Management from demarcating land in already cleared areas, local officials said last week. ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Two Thousand More Students to Measure Land

Following a ceremony to honor late King Father Norodom Sihanouk on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich, more than 2,000 additional student volunteers were deployed yesterday morning by the Ministry of Land Management to measure plots of land in 19 provinces, officials said. Mr. Chhun Lim [Land Management Minister] said that ...

Student surveyors home for holidays

After months spent surveying land for an ambitious land-titling project, thousands of student volunteers have been granted a short reprieve to return home over the Pchum Ben holiday, the prime minister announced yesterday. At a graduation ceremony in the capital yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012101259272/National-news/student-surveyors-home-for-holidays.html

Volunteers Move In to Measure Kratie Site

Two months after government security forces evicted hundreds of families from Kratie’s Broma village at gunpoint, residents who were permitted to remain there took their first steps toward legal land tenure. Scores of volunteers last week began to collect data of families in Chhlong and Snuol ...

Police Arrest Six Villagers Accused of Fraud

Police in Battambang arrested six villagers embroiled in a land dispute with a local businessman on Wednesday after 10 other villagers accused them of defrauding families in the area, deputy provincial governor Uy Ry said yesterday. However, villagers and rights workers in Kors Kralor district said ...

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