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A senior Asian Development Bank official promised Monday to organize a meeting between the government and families affected by an ADB-funded railway rehabilitation project in Phnom Penh’s Toul Kok district.

September 2, 2014

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Chhit Sokhon ordered three construction sites near Sihanoukville’s O’Tres Beach to scale back their projects on Friday after the owners overstepped building limitations, officials said Sunday.

September 1, 2014

Land Management Minister Im Chhun Lim intervened in a high-profile land dispute between villagers from Kratie province’s Snuol district and a South Korean agribusiness firm over the weekend, announcing Saturday that the contested 1,562-hectare tract would be taken back from the company and awarded to local residents.

September 1, 2014

The Singaporean Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday issued a statement condemning the egging of its front gate on Wednesday by anti-eviction protesters, calling the act “unacceptable.”

August 29, 2014

With scores of protesters flooding into Phnom Penh from the provinces every few days, Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatvong on Thursday urged villagers in land disputes to stop seeking intervention at the national level.

August 29, 2014

The ever-innovative activists of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood added a little yolk to their latest protest against the community’s forced evictions Wednesday morning, egging both the Singaporean Embassy and photographs of former city Governor Kep Chuktema.

August 28, 2014

Representatives of villagers in Kratie province locked in a land dispute with an agribusiness firm said discussions with land management and provincial officials at the Snuol district hall ended Tuesday without a resolution.

August 27, 2014

A group of families involved in a land dispute with a businessman in Battambang province will today submit petitions to the National Assembly and Prime Minister Hun Sen’s cabinet to plead for intervention.

August 26, 2014

Authorities in Preah Sihanouk province on Saturday demolished a building that was under construction in an allegedly banned area along Sihanoukville’s O’Tres Beach and warned that other structures similarly sitting on state land could be next.

August 25, 2014

About 100 families from a village in Kompong Cham province’s Prey Chhor district filed a petition with their commune chief last week to protest the appointment of a man accused of pilfering fish as their village chief.

August 25, 2014
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