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Ministry releases preliminary figures for flood damage

More than 3,000 hectares of paddy fields have been destroyed and 20,000 damaged by recent floods in the provinces of Stung Treng, Kratie, Kampong Cham, and Tbong Khmom, according to a preliminary report from the Ministry of Agriculture. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50520132/ministry-releases-preliminary-figures-for-flood-damage/

Rising water level alert

In a statement yesterday the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said that Mekong river water levels in Stung Treng and Kratie provinces have increased, while water levels in Kampong Cham have begun to recede after authorities deployed water pumps. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50519334/rising-water-level-alert/

Blood Stocks Drop to Critically Low Level

Stocks at the National Blood Transfusion Center (NBTC) are critically low and hundreds of units short of meeting demand, leading management at the center to publicly appeal for people to come forward and help restore the depleted reserves. Dr. Hok Kim Cheng, the NBTC’s director, said ...

Phorn Bopha
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/blood-stocks-drop-to-critically-low-level-41240/

Another construction worker killed

An 18-year-old man became the third construction worker in three days to be killed on the job after part of a building collapsed on him and three co-workers – including two 15-year-olds – on Monday, police said. Yu Bunrong, from Kampong Cham province’s Koh Sotin district, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/another-construction-worker-killed

Worker applications eased

Candidates for a government program that sends Cambodians to work in South Korea can file paperwork closer to home this year, as applications will now be distributed in 13 provinces. Applications will be available until Friday in provincial labour offices in Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/worker-applications-eased

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

Villagers protest hike in electricity expense

More than 60 villagers from Kampong Cham province’s Stung Trang district staged a protest on Monday at Arak Tnort commune hall, demanding answers for a massive price hike that has accompanied the installation of electricity meters ahead of a planned switchover to state-provided power. Private company ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-protest-hike-electricity-expense

Cambodian rubber earnings fall

Following global supply growth and falling prices, Cambodian rubber has decreased in value over the past three months, according to industry experts. Men Sopheak, deputy director-general of the Chop Rubber Plantation, a major rubber exporter in Cambodia, said yesterday that the price of dried [natural] rubber ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-rubber-earnings-fall

Rosewood gambit fails

A disguised shipment of nearly eight cubic metres of illegal rosewood worth an estimated $50,000 was snagged yesterday in a Forestry Administration dragnet in Siem Reap province after agents in Banteay Meanchey alerted authorities the shipment was headed their way, Forestry officials said. Siem Reap Provincial ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030761814/National/rosewood-gambit-fails.html

Hun Sen Says CPP Largess Will End If Election is Lost

Less than five months from the national elections, Prime Minister Huns Sen yesterday warned the public that his ruling CPP party would stop making charitable donations towards infrastructure and national development if the party is not re-elected. Speaking at the inauguration of a Chinese-funded expansion of ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sen-says-cpp-largess-will-end-if-election-is-lost-12645/

Local cashew nut exports increasing

Cambodia’s cashew-nut exports increased sharply from 443 tonnes in 2011 to 4,453 tonnes last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce. But observers say these figures do not reflect reality, as a large percentage of exports had not been recorded. An expert in cashew nut production, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013020661205/Business/local-cashew-nut-exports-increasing.html

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