Ratanakkiri running out of water amid worst drought in years
With a severe drought choking the northeast, it’s only a matter of weeks before many residents of Ratanakkiri province run dry, according to villagers, local officials and organizations working in the province. ...
Citizens urged to ration water
Cambodia’s drought has hit even the coldest provinces, as Ban Lung’s main water supplier, Tai Seng Phalit Teuksaat Co., broadcast drought warnings to the residents of Ratanakkiri early this week, advising residents to start rationing water. ...
Rubber Farmers Accuse Big Firm of Encroaching on Their Land
Roughly 100 rubber farmers in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Chum district blocked National Road 78A on Wednesday, demanding that authorities take action against a pair of laborers they accuse of stealing resin from their land. The laborers—Math Las, 40, and his wife, Nos Yas, 38—who are reportedly employed ...
Bavet prices flat
Land prices in Bavet town in Svay Rieng province have been “stable” despite a great deal of purchasing seen in early 2013, property experts said. Nuon Rithy, general manager at the Bonna Realty Group, said there have been lots of land trading in Bavet so ...