Firm puts down $531M for capital plot

Source : Phnom Penh Post

A concept drawing of Yuetai Group’s proposed Harbour Bay project. facebook

Chean Chhoeng Thai Group Co Ltd, a sister firm to China’s Yuetai Group has announced a more than $500 million investment to develop a parcel of land along Phnom Penh’s riverside, indicates approval documents from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). Continue reading

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Villagers reject City Hall offer

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Community representative Chea Sophat leads the protest outside Land Ministry yesterday in Phnom Penh. Hong Menea

Chroy Changvar peninsula land disputants yesterday delivered a petition to the Ministry of Land Management rejecting City Hall’s proposal to take away 90 percent of their land for the development of a satellite city.

The villagers on February 28 were given a one-month Continue reading

City Hall pledges not to evict protesters

Source: Khmer Times

Representative agreed to suspend protests and monitor the project with City Hall. Supplied

More than 100 adults and children representing six rail-side communities in Phnom Penh gathered at City Hall again yesterday, demanding to know if development plans will force them out of their homes.
Residents have protested numerous times in front of City Continue reading

Residents protest at road plans

Source: Khmer Times

Residents are seeking clarity about the development from City Hall. KT/Chor Sokunthea

A group of 70 people from six communities in Phnom Penh have petitioned City Hall to clarify how the construction of rail side roads will affect them, amid fears they could lose their homes.
The group come from Akpiwat Thmey, Roum Chit Tae Mouy, village 17, village 104 and village 105 in Toul Kork district and village 2 in Daun Penh district.
Village 17 resident Nou Sarin said the government last year backed Continue reading

Villagers push city on mooted road buildout

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Resident inspect the railway expansion maps while protesting outside City Hall yesterday in Phnom Penh. Hong Menea

About 70 community members living along the railway tracks in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district asked City Hall for clarification on City Governor Pa Socheatvong’s visit to the site Continue reading

Families protest at land ultimatum

Representatives of the protesters say the ultimatum is unacceptable. KT/Mai Vireak

More than 50 people representing families affected by the Chroy Changvar district satellite city development protested at City Hall yesterday over a land compensation ultimatum.
The dispute is over a demand by City Hall that the villagers cede up to 90 percent of their land for the project backed by the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation.
The protest by citizens from Chroy Changvar, Prek Leap Continue reading

Two land brokers charged with forgery

Two men were charged by the Kandal Provincial Court yesterday for faking the names, stamps and signatures of a village and commune chief to produce forged land documents.
Nhean Kem, 37, and Chum Sona, 48, both land brokers living in Continue reading