Cambodia has over 100 river and sea ports

Cambodia has in total 105 ports, of which 78 are river ports located along the Mekong, Tonle Sap, Tonle Basac and in provinces, and 27 others are sea ports. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902640/cambodia-has-over-100-river-and-sea-ports/

Warning of imminent ‘strong pulse’ in Mekong water levels

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) warned Wednesday of a “strong pulse” in the river’s water levels over the next five days. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50903371/warning-of-imminent-strong-pulse-in-mekong-water-levels/

Vigilance against weather phenomena, especially at coastal areas urged

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has appealed to people to be vigilant of possible phenomena such as thunder, lightning, gusts, strong wind and high waves this week, particularly at coastal areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902647/vigilance-against-weather-phenomena-especially-at-coastal-areas-urged/

Khun Sea Development Fills In Mekong River Near Arey Ksat Ferry Stop

A representative for prominent tycoon Khun Sea’s company confirmed the firm was responsible for in-filling in the Mekong River very near to the ferry stop at Kandal’s Arey Ksat – after social media users and ferry passengers posted photos of large stony embankments. ...

Sun Narin
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/khun-sea-development-fills-in-mekong-river-near-arey-ksat-ferry-stop/5956454.html

Company filling in Mekong River causes concerns among Kandal’s communities

Saying that the details of Khun Sea Development Group’s proposed project were opaque, local communities and activists voiced concerns over the environmental impacts and lack of transparency. ...

Ou Sokmean
https://cambodianess.com/article/company-filling-in-mekong-river-causes-concerns-among-kandals-communities

MRC gets $13M for management of Mekong River

Australia, Germany, and Switzerland have pledged nearly $13 million in funding for the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to assist member countries including Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam with their responses to pressing challenges while safeguarding the ecological functioning of the Mekong River and improving people’s ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mrc-gets-13m-management-mekong-river

Tonle Sap Authority discovers 196 new plants around Tonle Sap Lake, one special species

A large variety of plants from the Tonle Sap Lake area have been discovered by officials from the Tonle Sap Authority (TSA), but one tree in particular has revealed that it provides many benefits, according to TSA secretary-general Tony Hell on June 21. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tonle-sap-authority-discovers-196-new-plants-around-tonle-sap-lake-one-special-species

Floating home owners seek assistance

Over 1,500 floating houses and fish farming cages have been dismantled and evacuated from the rivers in Phnom Penh, according to Phnom Penh municipal police spokesman San Sok Seyha. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floating-home-owners-seek-assistance

Dolphin found dead in Stung Treng pleasance

A 180kg Irrawady dolphin in the Ochheuteal dolphin pleasance in Preah Rumkel commune of Stung Treng province’s Borei O’Svay Sen Chey district was found dead on June 14, most likely from natural age-related causes.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dolphin-found-dead-stung-treng-pleasance

Roluos Lake in Battambang developing into tourist resort

The Battambang Provincial Administration has announced that it has a project to develop Roluos Lake in Peam Ek commune’s Takorm village of Ek Phnom district with the goal of protecting the lake as a sustainable tourist resort and preventing encroachment. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/roluos-lake-battambang-developing-tourist-resort

Floating-house owners, river fish farmers told to relocate

Owners of floating houses and other unofficial structures on the rivers bordering the capital were ordered by the Phnom Penh Municipal Administration to remove or relocate the structures from June 2. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floating-house-owners-river-fish-farmers-told-relocate

Koh Kong residents protest encroachment on state land

More than 100 families living in Chroy Svay commune in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district protested in front of the district hall to demand that authorities keep 63ha of lowland forest as state property and take legal action against forest encroachers. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-residents-protest-encroachment-state-land

Water shortages hit outer suburbs

Around 40,000 families in the Phnom Penh suburbs are expected to face water shortages in the dry season. To address the issue, the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has made provisions to provide water to them, a senior PPWSA official said. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-hit-outer-suburbs

Warship on track for April salvage

If nothing changes, the team searching for unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the warship which was sunk in the Mekong River in Meanchey commune’s Veal village of Kampong Cham province’s Srei Santhor district during the Cambodian civil war in the 1970s, would be completed in late ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/warship-track-april-salvage

Koh Kong demands sanctuary creek fix

Koh Kong provincial officials have ordered local developer Leang Him to remove soil she used to illegally fill in a creek and mangrove forest in Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondul Seima district. Local authorities said the instructions were followed after Leang received an administrative ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-demands-sanctuary-creek-fix

Large-scale Mekong River landfilling draws concern eco-system and water way

Almost every day for the past year about a dozen boats carrying thousands of cubic meters of sand dump their load at Koh Norea, a small tip of land where the Mekong spills into the Bassac river. According to workers at the site, the sand ...

Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/large-scale-mekong-river-landfilling-draws-concern-eco-system-and-water-way/

Love Lake to be protected and developed under new sub-decree

“Love Lake”, also known as the Boeng Sne and Poantaley area, has now been listed as a multi-use site over multiple districts in Prey Veng province in order to protect and develop the area.  ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815239/love-lake-to-be-protected-and-developed-under-new-sub-decree/

Wastewater treatment plant in Southern Phnom Penh to be built in late April

A wastewater treatment plant with the capacity of treating 5,000 cubic metres of wastewater per day will be constructed at the end of April 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814427/wastewater-treatment-plant-in-southern-phnom-penh-to-be-built-in-late-april/

MRC raises alarm over declining river water levels

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) on Friday raised the alarm about declining river water levels causing a negative impact on river transport, fish migration, agriculture irrigation and river weed collection. ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50813971/mrc-raises-alarm-over-declining-river-water-levels/

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