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Dredging resumes on Tatai in Koh Kong

Sand dredging in several areas of Koh Kong province has resumed following protests against the controversial practice earlier this year, local residents and an advocacy group have said. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dredging-resumes-tatai-koh-kong

Navy denies logging allegations

A colonel in the Royal Cambodian Navy yesterday denied accusations by the NGO Wildlife Alliance that naval officers opened fire on patrolling rangers on the Tatai River in Koh Kong province as they tried seizing an allegedly illegal shipment of rosewood. Colonel Tep Vuthy instead accused ...

Phak Seangly and Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/navy-denies-logging-allegations

Navy loggers opened fire: NGO

NGO Wildlife Alliance has publicly accused members of the Royal Cambodian Navy of opening fire on patrolling rangers on the Tatai river in Koh Kong’s Smach Meanchey district after they tried to seize an allegedly illegal shipment of rosewood. At about 11pm on October 10, a ...

Phak Seangly and Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/navy-loggers-opened-fire-ngo

Sand dredging deja-vu

They thought the days of scenic sunsets ruined by the noise and pollution of dredgers on the Tatai River were over, but villagers and business owners in the popular tourism destination now say they were duped in a promise from ruling party Senator Ly Yong ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011122753640/National-news/sand-dredging-deja-vu.html

Dredging ends, effects linger

Ruling party Senator Ly Yong Phat has kept a promise to stop his company’s dredging operations on Koh Kong province’s Tatai river, relieved business owners and residents living along the waterway said yesterday. But provincial officials confirmed that as the senator’s dredging boats moved on to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011102052249/National-news/dredging-ends-effects-linger.html

Sand for Singapore's Growth Comes at Environmental Cost to Poorer Neighbors

KOH KONG, Cambodia (AP) — Round a bend in Cambodia’s Tatai River and the virtual silence of a tropical idyll turns suddenly into an industrial nightmare. Lush jungle hills give way to a flotilla of dredgers operating 24 hours a day, scooping up sand and piling ...

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_CAMBODIA_SELLING_SAND?SITE=CALAK&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Tycoon’s dredging tests locals’ patience

Ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has defied an order endorsed by the Prime Minster to halt his controversial sand dredging activities on the Tatai river in Koh Kong, prompting authorities to request intervention, documents obtained by The Post reveal. The dredging operation on the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011081050979/National-news/tycoons-dredging-tests-locals-patience.html

Koh Kong king halted

Ly Yong Phat and his company LYP Group have been ordered to cease all dredging operations on the Tatai river pending a review of the effects by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. LYP Group currently has a permit to dredge seven areas of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072250582/National-news/koh-kong-king-halted.html

Premier orders review of marine dredging

Prime Minister Hun Sen has order a review of dredging operations and the impacts that they have on Cambodia’s islands and beaches. Freshwater dredging has also been ordered to go under review, with the Prime Minister calling for the Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011071250319/National-news/premier-orders-review-of-marine-dredging.html

Sand dredging hits eco-resort

An enormous sand dredging operation in Koh Kong province has escalated, a resort owner said yesterday, with boat crews allegedly trespassing onto private land and digging sand within hundreds of metres of the complex. Janet Newman, the owner of the Rainbow Lodge eco-tourism resort, said ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070150119/National-news/sand-dredging-hits-eco-resort.html

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