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Heavy rain brings more misery to industry

Hard on the heels of the hardship of the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has left hundreds of thousands unemployed in the manufacturing and tourism sector, Cambodia’s industry is now struggling with the challenge of heavy flooding, which is particularly harming the  agriculture sector. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772449/heavy-rain-brings-more-misery-to-industry/

Officials say Sesan dam will cause floods in September

Stung Treng provincial authorities say they have warned villagers living upstream of the Lower Sesan II dam to expect floods in September as one of the dam’s 50-megawatt turbines goes into operation. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officials-say-sesan-dam-will-cause-floods-september

Adding wells a shallow plan, research suggests

In its annual report on disaster preparedness, the National Committee for Disaster Management yesterday affirmed that last year’s drought was the worst in 50 years and recommended the construction of new wells to alleviate future dry spells – despite serious risks identified by recent research. ...

Martin de Bourmont and Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/adding-wells-shallow-plan-research-suggests

Flooding takes a toll

Ten days ago, Loun Somaly, 33, left his house to deliver a deposit to the glass workers he hired to replace a window on his rickety sheet metal-panelled house. Ly Sophal, Somaly’s tenacious three-year-old son, followed him outside, asking if he could join. But with floodwater ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flooding-takes-toll

Flood death toll rises to 9 in Cambodia

Flash floods have claimed nine lives and affected about 5,300 families in Cambodia since last week, a disaster control spokesman said Friday. Keo Vy, chief of the Cabinet of the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), said five of the dead were children. ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/16/c_132635976.htm

Flash floods hit parts of Cambodia, killing seven people

Flash floods have been hitting some parts of three provinces in Cambodia and have claimed seven lives so far, officials said Monday. Keo Vy, chief of the Cabinet of National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), said northwestern Banteay Meanchey and Preah Vihear provinces as well as ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/12/c_132624526.htm

Tropical storm wreaks havoc

A tropical storm that raked Vietnam for the past two days has affected five Cambodian provinces, with severe flooding and damage in three of them. Tropical storm Mangkhut descended on Northern Vietnam on Wednesday and yesterday, deluging the Mekong River and flooding areas of Banteay Meanchey, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tropical-storm-wreaks-havoc

Evacuations amid flooding

Hundereds of families have been evacuated from their homes in Banteay Meanchey province, with about 1,000 more refusing to leave, despite water that is chest-deep in some areas due to Mekong River flooding. The evacuation of more than 500 families began late last week, as heavy ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/evacuations-amid-flooding

Cambodia advises people not to travel by sea on Aug. 3-5 due to torrential rain

Cambodia’s Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology on Tuesday warned people not to travel by sea from August 3-5 because the country would suffer from the impact of a storm and cause torrential rain. The ministry’s statement said according to the forecast, a depression on the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-07/30/c_132587997.htm

Officials talk disaster plan

The National Committee for Disaster Management is meeting with officials from throughout the country in Phnom Penh this week in the wake of a slew of destructive storms that have wreaked havoc in the first four months of 2013. Officials will gather for the second and ...

https://cambodia.opendevelopmentmekong.net/wp-admin/post-new.php?custom-write-panel-id=5

Hana plugs into Cambodian market

Hana Microelectronics Plc is investing 1.5 billion baht to build a new factory in Lamphun and another in Koh Kong, the latter marking a plunge into the Cambodian market. Chief executive Richard Han also hinted yesterday that the SET-listed electronic-parts maker could relocate some production from ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/economics/339371/hana-plugs-into-cambodian-market

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