PM calls for protecting beaches from transnational criminals

Prime Minister Hun Manet urged the coastal authorities of four provinces to take adequate measures in order to protect their beaches from becoming a safe haven for drug users and transnational criminals. ... ...

Hang Punreay

Many families in nine provinces hit by floods

Many  families in nine provinces have been hit by floods in recent days, which have inundated homes, schools and even led to injuries as well as fatalities. ... ...

Hang Punreay

MOWRAM warns of possible floods due to rising Mekong water levels

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) Monday warned the public of possible floods due to rising Mekong water levels in the next few days, especially in the northern part of the country. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Rain, thunder and high winds forecast for Cambodia

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of possible natural disasters, especially strong winds and high waves at coastal areas between July 19-25, 2023. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry calls for vigilance of possible natural disasters

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of possible natural disasters, especially strong winds and high waves at coastal areas between July 19-25, 2023. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

World-Bays Club delegates plant over 3,000 young mangrove trees

Some 130 delegates of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World (World-Bays Club) from more than 20 countries has planted more than 3,000 young mangrove trees to contribute to the sustainability of Cambodia’s coastal ecosystem. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

$10 million Kep coastal road to start in November

Kep Provincial Administration aims to start upgrading the coastal road linking the city hall of Kep to the Angkol area, south of Kep city. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth

Coastal communities to adapt for climate change

Funded by the Global Environmental Facility’s Least-Developed Country Fund (LDCF), the project will help coastal fishing communities and protected areas in Cambodia’s main four coastal provinces – Kampot, Kep, Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk  improve their livelihoods by increasing adaptive capabilities regarding climate change while ...

Jason Boken

Hun Sen wants pristine coastal areas preserved

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the governors of the coastal provinces to protect and maintain the beauty of the coasts, prevent wastewater from flowing into the sea and continue to develop the necessary infrastructure for tourism. ... ...

Pech Sotheary

Wild seas alert

Fishermen and passengers travelling by sea have been warned to take care as rainstorms lash coastal areas from tomorrow until Saturday. The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said big waves were expected off  Preah Sihanouk, Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong provinces. ...  ...

Mom Kunthear

Floods expected in southwest

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology warned residents in six southwestern provinces to brace for possible floods during the final days of the Pchum Ben festival. According to an announcement posted on the ministry’s Facebook page yesterday, heavy rain from Saturday to Monday is expected ...

Mom Kunthear

Hun Sen: No to industry along coast

Hun Sen asked authorities to maintain the pristine beaches along coastal provinces by not allowing any industrial factories to be constructed on or near them. ... The comment was aimed towards an agreement signed by Cambodian and Chinese companies late last month to build a $2.3 ...

Angkor Wat sees tourism spike over Lunar New Year

The number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting Siem Reap’s ancient Angkor Wat temple and the Kingdom’s coastal areas increased sharply during this year’s three-day Lunar New Year. ... Data from the Siem Reap provincial tourism department show that 52,909 tourists visited Siem Reap during Lunar ...

Cambodia gains 3.5 million tourist arrivals in 2012

Cambodia in 2012 received 3.5 million foreign visitors, an increase of 25 per cent if comparing to 2011 and earned 2 billion US dollars for national income this year, tourism minister said on January 10. ... He also said:  for 2011, there were 8 million of ...

Tourist arrivals top estimates

The number of tourists to arrive in Cambodia in 2012 was at least 200,000 higher than expectations, possibly reaching 3.5 million, officials said yesterday. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, told the Post yesterday that  in the first 11 months of 2012, Cambodia received 3.2 million tourists, ...

Rise in foreign tourist arrivals

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Cambodia increased 23 per cent in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period last year, according to new statistics from the Ministry of Tourism. ... The data show the number of tourists who arrived in the ...

In Cambodia, Lost Retreats Once Again Found

Kep province - On a sunny weekday in Kep, a seaside village about halfway along Cambodia’s coast, the crab market was heaving. Women in straw hats and rubber boots stood knee deep in the surf shouting out prices, periodically darting into the sea to pull writhing ...

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