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Floods Affect Thousands in Kratie, S Treng

Officials warn flooding could head south next Flooding in Stung Treng and Kratie provinces has affected more than 5,000 homes, forcing over 40 families to...

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Stung Treng, Kratie Today

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has issued a warning for flash floods in Stung Treng and Kratie provinces. In an announcement Monday, the...

Life after Boeng Kak Lake – Two Experiences of Relocation

More than 3,000 families have been evicted from the once popular Boeng Kak lake tourist destination since City Hall announced in February 2007 that...

Mass Evictions Loom for Wildlife Sanctuary

snuol district, Kratie province - After walking 500 meters from the main road over a stretch of recently cleared, muddy soil, Srey Sam On...

New Flood Warning Issued For S Treng, Kratie Provinces

The Ministry of Water Resources issued another flood warning yesterday after Cambodia was again hit by heavy rains, government officials said. Water levels in the...

Where Are the Forgotten 3,000 Families?

Since its inception in 2007, the development of Boeng Kak has invited controversy and criticism from human rights NGOs and residents. Shukaku Inc—the company...

Flood Warning Issued Prior to Tropical Storm

The Ministry of Water Re­sources and Meteorology has warned of heavy rains and flooding in 14 northern and coastal provinces ahead of tropical storm...

Ministry Takes First Step Toward Smoking Ban

Bars, restaurants and hotels around the country have been asked by the Ministry of Tourism to ban smoking in their establishments, or at least...

25-Year-Old Man Arrested in Thailand for Smuggling

A 25-year-old Cambodian man was arrested Thursday by Thai police near the Poipet border crossing for allegedly smuggling methamphetamines into Thailand, officials said yesterday....

Planned Hun Sen Boulevard Puts Residents’ Land at Risk

Phnom Penh Municipality on Wednesday issued a directive ordering residents of Meanchey and Dangkao districts to declare ownership of their land within 30 days...

Lake Residents’ Protest Results In Two Arrests

Police in Phnom Penh detained two Boeng Kak lake residents yesterday following an apparent breakdown in negotiations be­tween City Hall and some 1,500 lakeside...

Pursat Prison Guard Loses Temper, Kills Fellow Guard

A prison guard at Pursat pro­vince’s Correctional Center 4 al­leg­ed­­ly shot dead a fellow guard with an AK-47 assault rifle on Sun­day night in...

Painful Memories for Dey Krahorm’s Displaced

Rights workers say relocation site amenities remain highly inadequate Chao Sra Em, 33, remembers well the day her house came tumbling to the ground. A...

B Meanchey Villagers Call for Halt to Floodplain Expansion

About 200 villagers from Ban­teay Meanchey province protested outside the provincial governor’s office on Tuesday seeking his intervention over the placement of government markers...

Fisheries Director Denies Scale Of Illegal Traps in Tonle Sap

The Fisheries Administration yesterday questioned the accuracy of a Ministry of Water Resources report documenting the number of illegal fishing traps in the Tonle...

Onsite Development Proposal Rejected by B Kak Residents

Boeng Kak residents seeking onsite housing as part of their relocation package, declined a City Hall proposal offered yesterday, claiming it was an inadequate...

Government Reveals Scope of Illegal Fishing

More than 140 illegal fish traps exist in rivers and streams flowing into the Tonle Sap basin, ac­cording to a study conducted by the...

As Growing Season Begins, Rice Farmers Are Optimistic

Although the Royal Plowing Ceremony held Saturday morning marks the symbolic beginning of the growing season, farmers and agriculture officials said yesterday that rice...

World Bank Calls for Deal At Boeng Kak

But talk of consequences nowhere in statement The World Bank yesterday backed ongoing negotiations between the government and thousands of families fighting eviction for a...

Life Without a Lake

Three years after development began at Boeng Kak, the lake is now three-quarters gone and the surrounding villages proportionately empty. Renters are long gone,...