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  1. 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

  2. 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 ...

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

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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 ...

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

  5. Laos Inaugurates Don Sahong Dam Construction

    29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Laos has inaugurated construction work on the 260-megawatt Don Sahong hydropower project on the Mekong River this month, Lao news agency KPL reported last week. Laos had announced plans to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2016 - 07:19

  6. 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 ...

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

  7. 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 ...

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

  8. Residents Raise Concerns About Sewage Dumping in Cambodia's Tapov Lake

    4 Aug 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report SVAY RIENG Khmer Times People living along Tapov lake in Svay Rieng province’s Baty commune continue to complain about bad smells and toxins in the water as a result of sewage being piped into the lake by the nearby ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2016 - 09:05

  9. Widely Banned Pesticide Poisons People, Wildlife in Preah Vihear

    2 Aug 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report PREAH VIHEAR Phnom Penh Post Toxic pesticides used by hunters in Cambodia are poisoning humans and endangered species alike, according to a new report by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). After a lengthy ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2016 - 08:45

  10. 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 ...

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

  11. 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

  12. Drinking Water in Cambodia's Kandal Province Contaminated With Human Waste

    14 Jul 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report TA KHMAO Cambodia Daily A study of drinking water sources in Kandal province found widespread contamination from human excrement, posing a health risk to residents that likely mirrors the situation across Cambodia. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2016 - 09:17

  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 ...

    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 ...

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

  15. Drought, Saline Intrusion, Fish Deaths Cost Vietnam $680 Million

    2 Jun 2016- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Ongoing drought, saltwater intrusion and recent mass fish deaths have cost Vietnam some $680 million USD in agricultural and aquaculture losses, the country’s Department of Agricultural Economics ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:37

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