News

More riverbank collapses near sand dredging site

Still more riverbank collapses have struck a community in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district where multiple houses have crumbled into the Tonle Bassac river a stone’s throw from where four companies are dredging the riverbed for sand. ...

Yesenia Amaro and Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-riverbank-collapses-near-sand-dredging-site

‘Anarchist’ activist flees village for UN, alleging harassment

An environmental activist branded an “anarchist” by a government spokesman said he fled to the U.N. human rights office in Phnom Penh on Monday after police harassed him for becoming involved in a dispute between sand dredgers and villagers in Kandal province. ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/anarchist-activist-flees-village-un-alleging-harassment-131288/

Flood warnings for Mekong

Heavy rains may cause dangerous flooding along the upper parts of the Mekong River in Cambodia in the coming days, a senior official at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology warned yesterday. Mao Hak, deputy director of technical works at the Department of Hydrology and ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flood-warnings-mekong

Ministry issues warning as tropical depression moves in

Those living along the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers were warned Sunday by the Ministry of Water Resources to exercise caution in the coming days as a tropical depression is expected to lead to flooding. Typhoon Rammasun has killed more than 100 people in ...

Ouch Sony
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ministry-issues-warning-as-tropical-depression-moves-in-64527/

Boats seized in dredging crackdown

More than 100 sand-pumping systems and 40 boats have been impounded by the Kandal provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology in order to prevent riverbank collapse as water levels continue to rise. Chun Penglong, the provincial department director, told the Post yesterday that navy police and the ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boats-seized-dredging-crackdown

Heads above water

Though authorities have called on residents to move to higher ground, those in some of the worst flooded areas of Cambodia said yesterday that they had neither the means nor the ability to do so. Instead, they said, they will remain in their rapidly flooding ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heads-above-water

City Hall tells boats to keep it slow, safe

City Hall has ordered all tourist boats and ferries operating on the Mekong and Tonle Bassac rivers to stock up on life jackets and prevent overloading as water levels continue to rise. “All drivers must turn lights on at night and all ferries must prepare ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/city-hall-tells-boats-keep-it-slow-safe

Koh Pich Awash With Development, but Don’t Ask for Details

Business is booming on Koh Pich. Since development began in 2006—and about 300 families were pushed off what was then farmland—the island has slowly grown into the symbol of commercial modernity in Phnom Penh. The developer, Overseas Cam­bodia Investment Corp., is also extending the island by ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/koh-pich-awash-with-development-but-dont-ask-for-details-36411/

As Phnom Penh Grows, So Does Its Sewage Problem

Since 1998, Phnom Penh’s population has doubled to more than 2 million. High-rise buildings have popped up in the city’s center and housing developments have been hastily erected. Yet the city’s antiquated, decades-old drainage system has undergone little improvement in that time and experts say the ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Koh Thom Bridge construction launched

A ground breaking ceremony of the $19.39 million, Koh Thom Bridge, has been launched Monday. The 407 meter bridge will be built over the, Tonle Bassac River, linking National Road 110 in the village of Prek Thmey, Chroy Takeo commune and National Road 21 in ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=YjY1MTY0ZWI3ZjE

Premier Breaks Ground for Bridge in Kandal

Prime Minister Hun Sen helped inaugurate the fourth bridge built by the Chinese in Cambodia. The $33 million bridge will span the Tonle Bassac river at Takhmau City. In Phnom Penh, a fifth bridge, dubbed the Cambodian-Chinese Friendship bridge is about to begin construction. ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

6E4TR
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!