Kandal residents in land dispute accept compensation

Source : Khmer Times 

About 90 percent of the villagers locked in the land dispute have accepted compensation. CFCC

Kandal provincial authorities and six unnamed companies in Kandal Stung district are handing out money to thousands of families locked in a 400-hectare land dispute in a bid to quell protests.

Those who accept the money must relinquish their claim and cease from gathering in public to demand compensation. Continue reading

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Takhmao city to see new residential development

Source : Khmer Times 

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With Takhmao’s property market developing swiftly, Taiwanese and Cambodian investors have recently announced a new residential housing project in the city, which lies south of the capital.

The Dream Home project is hailed by the developer as a “unique residential investment project”. Continue reading

CYP leader, Kandal governor trade barbs over land dispute

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Pich Sros meets with the representatives of 292 families affected by the long-running land dispute in Kandal province on Tuesday. pich sros via facebook

Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) president Pich Sros has accused Kandal province authorities of preventing him from probing a decade-old land dispute involving hundreds of families, a charge the provincial governor denies. Continue reading

Kandal lakes deemed to be property of state

Source : Phnom Penh Post

A view of lake in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district has been designated state properties. Fresh News

Four natural lakes totalling 300 hectares in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district have been designated state properties while more are set to have the same status.

The designation followed illegal encroachment by individuals who intended to claim the lakes as their own, said Kandal provincial governor Mao Phirun. He said the lakes are being preserved in the public interest. Continue reading

Kandal lakes to be protected

Source : Khmer Times 

Residents gather nearby one of the lakes. Fresh News

Kandal provincial authorities are registering nearly 300 hectares of lake land as state property.

Sa’ang district Governor Nhem Vandin said yesterday that the lands are being protected to ensure locals can continue benefiting from them through fishing and farming. Continue reading

Dry spell prompts pumping measures

Source : Khmer Times 

The Agriculture Minister meets with farmers. Yim Samnang

The Agricultural Minister on Saturday instructed provincial authorities to find a solution for persisting drought problems in Banteay Meanchey province.

Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon said during his visit to Phnom Srok district that while other villagers in the province are facing floods, major parts of the district are facing drought. Continue reading

Nearly 80 families flee floods

Source : Khmer Times

Villagers walk through a flooded village in Stung Treng province. Facebook

Nearly 80 families in Stung Treng province were yesterday evacuated from their homes after floods continued to hit Sesan and Siem Pang districts.

Provincial Governor Mom Saroeun said that 79 families were evacuated as Sesan river water began to flood Talat commune in Sesan district yesterday. Continue reading