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Interior Ministry to finish sunken ship UXO clearance by May

The Interior Ministry yesterday outlined a plan to finish clearance of unexploded ordnance in a sunken warship this May and until then, 150 hectares of the Mekong River are cordoned off to protect the lives of fishermen in the area. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803966/interior-ministry-to-finish-sunken-ship-uxo-clearance-by-may/

CMAC to clear even more landmines than last year

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has announced it will clear nearly 10 percent more landmines this year compared to the last. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803005/cmac-to-clear-even-more-landmines-than-last-year/

Chinese assistance instrumental in clearing 1,708 hectares of landmine-contaminated areas in Cambodia

Last year, China helped Cambodia to clear a total of 1,708 hectares of land contaminated with 9,238 landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs), said Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s Director General Heng Ratana. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801722/chinese-assistance-instrumental-in-clearing-1708-hectares-of-landmine-contaminated-areas-in-cambodia/

CMAC destroyed almost 40,000 landmines and UXOs last year

The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) destroyed almost 40,000 landmines and unexploded ordnance last year as part of the Kingdom’s goal to become mine-free by 2030. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50800093/cmac-destroyed-almost-40000-landmines-and-uxos-last-year/

CMAC and Apopo sign MoU on land mine detection rats

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling (Apopo), known in English as the Anti-Personnel Landmines Removal Product Development, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on landmine detection rats in Cambodia. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50792640/cmac-and-apopo-sign-mou-on-land-mine-detection-rats/

450kg aerial bomb found and cleared in Kampong Thom

Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) has found and cleared an aerial bomb weighing over 450 kilogrammes in Kampong Thom province. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788323/450kg-aerial-bomb-found-and-cleared-in-kampong-thom/

Beware of shifting landmines due to floods

CambodiaN Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) have urged people to be aware of an increased risk of mines during floods. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774285/beware-of-shifting-landmines-due-to-floods/

Warship found in Mekong

The Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has found a warship buried at the bottom of the Mekong River in Srei Santhor district, Kampong Cham province.​ ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/warship-found-mekong

CMAC removes grenades used as makeshift stove

Local authorities, in cooperation with officials from the Cambodian Mine Action Center, yesterday retrieved eight B40 rocket-propelled grenades at the residence of one of the local families in Siem Reap province. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754488/cmac-removes-grenades-used-as-makeshift-stove/

Demining provides land to 5.7m people

Some five million people across the country have reportedly gained safe access to agricultural land, livelihood activities and development amid Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority’s Clearing for Results (CfR) Phase IV project. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749583/demining-provides-land-to-5-7m-people/

CMAC discourages use of pagoda bells made from war remnants

Two pagodas, one each in Stung Treng and Kandal provinces, have agreed to stop using bells made out of metal from remnants of war following the advice of the Cambodian Mine Action Center in a message posted on his Facebook page today. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748793/cmac-discourages-use-of-pagoda-bells-made-from-war-remnants/

CMAC removes landmines used as home decorations

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities on Wednesday collected 30 mines and UXOs from a 48-year-old man who used them to decorate his home in O’Chrov district’s O’Beichoan commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-removes-landmines-used-home-decorations

CMAC collects and destroys UXOs

Cambodian Mine Action Centre experts and four provincial authorities have destroyed a cluster munition weighing more than 300 kilograms and more than 60 UXOs. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716352/cmac-collects-and-destroys-uxos/

CMAC, TMAC ink demining agreements

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Thailand Mine Action Centre (TMAC) on Tuesday signed an agreement on research and mine clearance in areas near the border. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-tmac-ink-demining-agreements

China signs pacts on aid for transport, mines and education

Cambodia and China yesterday signed three agreements on mine clearing, a transportation master plan and renovation of the Royal Palace building in Siem Reap province. The signings came amid the launch of a big finance project to improve education in Cambodia. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50502740/china-signs-pacts-on-aid-for-transport-mines-and-education/

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