Shots were fired after a lengthy argument between Chut Wutty and the officials, who appeared to be military policemen.
Miners here say hundreds of families from various regions in the province have come to the area since last year.
A Thai company says it is going ahead with construction of the controversial $3.5 billion Xayaburi dam on the Mekong River in Laos.
A military police spokesman told local media that officers shot at Wutty, and that one military police officer was killed in the exchang
The World Health Organization (WHO) says malaria threatens 2.2 billion people in 20 countries across the Asia Pacific region.
The World Bank subsequently froze its funding to Cambodia, pending more results in curbing land grabs.
Skyscrapers are Cambodia's new symbols of prosperity and modernity.
At least 200 people took part in the five-day campaign, which ended Wednesday and covered four provinces.
Environmental activists say he was a major impediment to stopping illegal logging in the province.
The policy decision comes just a week after Hun Sen verbally ordered the closure of 35 fishing lots on the Tonle Sap lake.
Prime Minister Hun Sen declared Tuesday the elimination of commercial fishing lots in the Tonle Sap Lake and put it under preservation.
The men had been forced to work long hours for little pay aboard the boat before escaping to Indonesia.