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Kampong Thom governor leads tree planting, green initiative

Kampong Thom provincial governor Nguon Ratanak recently led the planting of over 60 young tree saplings in Stung Sen garden, situated along the namesake river. The new trees are expected to beautify the provincial town and attract more domestic and international visitors. ... ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/k-thom-governor-leads-tree-planting-green-initiative

Stung Sen River’s water level falling, flood risk minimal

Officials said the Stung Sen River water levels in Kampong Thom province have finally begun to drop after exceeding the alert level late last week, but warned of more rain in the coming days. He Koeun, director of the provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-sen-rivers-water-level-falling-flood-risk-minimal

Swollen rivers threaten flooding threat

Flash floods are still washing over roads and inundating homes in three districts of Banteay Meanchey province, while in Preah Vihear province the water level of the Stung Sen River continues to climb towards emergency levels. ... ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/swollen-rivers-threaten-flooding-threat

Residents suffer as Stung Sen River runs dry

Residents and authorities in Kampong Thom province’s Kampong Svay district yesterday expressed deep concern over the persistence of severe drought in the Stung Sen River. ... ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722392/residents-suffer-as-stung-sen-river-runs-dry/

The NGO flying drones to map flooding

In a freshly bulldozed lot in Kampong Krabao commune, across the Stung Sen River from Kampong Thom’s provincial capital, a team from the Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) is preparing a small Styrofoam drone for a survey flight. ... ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Rinith Taing
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngo-flying-drones-map-flooding

Team finds fish deaths due to lack of oxygen

Experts from the Institute of Standards of Cambodia (ISC) inspected Chinese-owned Rui Feng sugar company’s factory this week after suspicions that its runoff had caused last month’s mass fish deaths in Preah Vihear. ... ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/team-finds-fish-deaths-due-lack-oxygen

Sugar plantation in Preah Vihear suspected in mass fish deaths

The Environment Ministry is studying water samples from Preah Vihear province to find out what has been killing thousands of fish in the Stung Sen River, where villagers are reportedly blaming a sugarcane plantation. ... ...

Chhorn Phearun
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/sugar-plantation-in-preah-vihear-suspected-in-mass-fish-deaths-127243/

Water levels ‘alarming’ across three provinces

Oddar Meanchey provincial authorities yesterday warned those living along the Ta Mok reservoir in Anlong Veng district to take precautions.​ Khin Nhean, director of the Oddar Meanchey provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, said the water level at the reservoir rose to 3.2 metres – ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-levels-alarming-across-three-provinces

Flooding’s deadly toll rises

The death toll from lethal floods has climbed to 27, with more than 10,000 families across 12 provinces evacuated from their homes to escape rising floodwaters, according to a report from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM). The report, released yesterday, also shows that almost ...

Pech Sotheary and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flooding%E2%80%99s-deadly-toll-rises

Man accused of logging in Prey Lang

Loggers in Prey Lang forest are under scrutiny once again, after a 21-year-old man was charged with illegally clearing and occupying state-owned land. Kampong Thom Provincial Court yesterday put suspect Ven Nak of Sandan district’s Dang Kambet commune under pre-trial detention, said Khin Vannak, a deputy ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-accused-logging-prey-lang

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