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Phnom Penh’s sewers criticised

Interior Minister Sar Kheng bemoaned Phnom Penh’s sewage infrastructure and criticised the Ministry of Environment for allowing untreated waste water to flow into the Mekong and Bassac rivers in unscripted remarks on Monday. ...

Mech Dara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penhs-sewers-criticised

Dredging protest in Kandal

Over 200 people held a protest yesterday morning in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district, demanding that provincial authorities halt sand-dredging operations on the Bassac River. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dredging-protest-kandal

River landslide destroys homes

Ten houses on the banks of the Bassac river in Kandal province were damaged when part of the riverbank collapsed on Saturday. Soy Saravorn, the deputy police chief in Saang district, said parts of the homes in Roka Khpous commune fell into the water.   ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36893/river-landslide-destroys-homes/

Flood warnings issued for Kratie, Kampong Cham, Stung Treng

The Mekong River Commission issued flood warnings on Wednesday for Kratie, Kampong Cham and Stung Treng as well as the southern Lao city of Pakse. After surpassing alarm levels in recent days, the Mekong is expected to reach the flood stage in Kratie on Saturday, according ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=YjEyM2Q4YWRkM2F

Mekong floodwaters already above late July levels of 2011

Mekong floodwaters have risen sharply this week and have already surpassed the levels seen at this time of the year during the devastating floods of 2011. In Phum Thom commune in Kien Svay district in Kandal province, local residents observed floodwaters rising about two meters between ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=M2ViMTlkMmFjZTg

Gov’t orders halt to Koh Pich expansion

The owner and developer of Koh Pich in Phnom Penh has been ordered by the government to scale back its expansion of the island, according to the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. According to a statement posted to the ministry’s website on Wednesday, the Overseas ...

Mech Dara
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-orders-halt-to-koh-pich-expansion-60029/

Tonle Bassac: Primed for the future

Tonle Bassac is located on the western shore of the Bassac River, from which it takes its name (Tonle is Khmer for ‘river’). Contained by the river to the east, Sihanouk Boulevard to the north and Norodom Boulevard to the west, Tonle Bassac hooks westward ...

David Murphy
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/real-estate/tonle-bassac-primed-future

A man’s world

Straining under the weight of bricks, buckets and metal bars, a faceless army carry their loads from trucks to a massive building site on Penh Penh’s Diamond Island. Hidden beneath wide-brimmed hats and kramas masking their faces from dust and the sun, the battalion of ...

Frédéric Janssens
http://sea-globe.com/female-construction-workers-cambodia/

Koh Pich Awash With Development, but Don’t Ask for Details

Business is booming on Koh Pich. Since development began in 2006—and about 300 families were pushed off what was then farmland—the island has slowly grown into the symbol of commercial modernity in Phnom Penh. The developer, Overseas Cam­bodia Investment Corp., is also extending the island by ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/koh-pich-awash-with-development-but-dont-ask-for-details-36411/

Riverbank Collapse Prompts Dredging Complaint

More than 300 Kandal province villagers have filed a complaint with Sa’ang district officials over sand dredging along the Bassac river after riverbanks in their village collapsed, district governor Khim Chankiri said yesterday. Mr. Chankiri said, however, that the sand dredging operation along the Bassac ...

1.3 Million Visitors Arrive in First Semester for 2011

About 1.3 million International visitors arrived in Cambodia in semester one in 2011 with an increase of 13.4 percent if comparing to the same period last year, Tourism Minister announced at a seminar this week. “It is expected that about 2.8 million tourists will pour ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

City Hall Bans Sand Transport Across Both Monivong Bridges

Officials in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district said yesterday that all transportation of sand across the old and new Preah Monivong bridges has been banned for the duration of the rainy season to protect the road surface and avoid accidents. According to a City Hall announcement ...

http://www.camnet.com.kh/cambodia.daily/

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