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  1. Mekong River Commission to Revise Dam Guidelines

    3 Feb 2018- 08:58 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post Hydropower developers and representatives of the Mekong River Commission member countries met last week for the last time before finalising guidelines to mitigate the negative impacts ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2018 - 08:58

  2. India's EXIM Bank Lends $36 Million USD to Cambodia for Dam and Reservoir Development

    29 Jan 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post India’s state-owned Export-Import Bank agreed to loan $36.92 million to the Cambodian government to fund the development of a dam and reservoir in Kampong Speu province. The loan will ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2018 - 09:40

  3. North Korea: Drought and Sanctions Create Food Shortage

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Asian Correspondent While the country’s leadership continues to plough scarce resources into internationally condemned missile and nuclear programmes, North Koreans face incredible hardship as sanction ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

  4. Kamchay Dam: Drinking Water Feasibility Study Complete

    29 Jun 2017- 07:15 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times A feasibility study on producing safe drinking water from the Chinese-built Kamchay hydropower dam in Kampot province has been completed, according to the Ministry of Industry, raising hopes ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2017 - 07:15

  5. Authority Accused of Overcharging

    31 Jan 2017- 13:01 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times Representatives for nearly 50 families protested yesterday asking the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) to rectify a clerical error that led to high monthly water bills for residents ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2017 - 13:01

  6. Laos Seeks Permission to Build Another Hydropower Dam on the Mekong

    9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Laos has submitted a new request to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) secretariat to construct a dam on the Mekong, the MRC said in a statement this week. The Pak Beng Hyd ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2016 - 12:28

  7. Protesters Want Mekong Dams Stopped

    1 Nov 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times About 20 environmental activists called on the government on Sunday to stop all new dam projects on the Mekong River to protect fish stocks and communities slated to be affected by constructio ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 07:29

  8. ADB, Cambodia Sign Loan Agreements for Improved Service Delivery

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Financial The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Cambodia on October 7 signed loan agreements and additional financing totaling $125 million for four projects to foster improvements t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  9. US Army Assists Cambodia with New Technology

    19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post The US Army Corp of Engineers is providing Cambodia with new tools to understand its growing groundwater shortage. Last week, the Ministry of Environment, US Army Corp of Engineers an ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2016 - 09:36

  10. Cambodia to Close Its Mekong River Commission Office

    10 Aug 2016- 09:09 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Voice of America Cambodia has announced it will shutter the office of the inter-governmental Mekong River Commission in Phnom Penh, relocating its functions to neighboring Laos. Policy Transnational Issu ...

    Local Press Report - 08/10/2016 - 09:09

  11. Cambodia's Tonle Sap Is World's Most Threatened Lake

    1 Aug 2016- 08:38 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Al Jazeera With its rich and diverse ecosystem, Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake is often described as the beating heart of the country, supporting the livelihoods of more than one million people and attrac ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2016 - 08:38

  12. Over 83 Percent or Urban Residents in Cambodia Have Access to Clean Water

    22 Jul 2016- 09:40 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Xinhua More than 83 percent of Cambodia's urban residents have currently access to clean water, up from only 60.5 percent in 2012, Minister of Industry and Handicraft Cham Prasidh said on Thursday, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2016 - 09:40

  13. United Nations Human Rights Council to Discuss Don Sahong Dam

    15 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia During its 32nd session this week, the United Nations Human Rights Council will discuss concerns from people in the region about Laos’s Don Sahong Dam project. The Special Procedures of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2016 - 10:22

  14. World Bank, Cambodia Sign New $130 Million Financing Agreement

    10 Jun 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times The Kingdom’s Ministry of Economy and Finance and the World Bank yesterday signed a $130 million new financing agreement to improve the livelihoods of rural Cambodians, increase health care c ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2016 - 08:54

  15. Cambodian Opposition Questions Agriculture Minister Over Irrigation Fixes

    20 May 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Daily An opposition-led National Assembly commission questioned new Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon on Tuesday about his plans to fix an irrigation system that his spokesman conceded has left 8 ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 08:47

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