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Flood advances across Dangkor

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Thu, 20 October 2016, by Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Joey Chua Xue Ting

More families have been forced to temporarily move and numerous businesses were affected after a still-unpatched… 402 more words


Officials struggling to fix dam as floods continue

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Wed, 19 October 2016, by Khouth Sophak Chakrya

The homes of 230 families in Phnom Penh’s southwest have now been evacuated due to flooding, an official said yesterday, as authorities worked to stem flooding caused by a leak in the Prek Thnout dam that threatens to send yet more water into the capital. 360 more words


Trucks rerouted from flooded Nat’l Road 4

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Mon, 17 October 2016, by Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Kampong Speu provincial authorities yesterday issued an order banning heavy trucks from using National Road 4 in Phnom Sruoch district’s Maha Saing commune in response to heavy flooding in the area. 203 more words


Interactive: Few arrests in timber smuggling crackdown

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Mon, Oct 17, 2016, By Daniel Nass

Suspected timber smugglers have gotten off the hook in the vast majority of busts that have followed Prime Minister Hun Sen’s January call for a crackdown on the illegal timber trade, a… 475 more words


Analyst Kem Ley’s wife ignores ‘unusual’ summons

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Tue, 18 October 2016, Touch Sokha

Slain political analyst Kem Ley’s wife, Bou Rachana, did not appear before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday, where she was expected to offer testimony as a civil party despite never having filed a complaint. 269 more words

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Homeless, sex workers swept away for Xi visit

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Fri, 14 October 2016, by Kong Meta and Ananth Baliga

More than 50 people were rounded up from the streets of Phnom Penh in the early hours of yesterday morning, destined for the infamous Prey Speu detention centre, as city officials attempted to “clean” and “decorate” the city ahead of… 374 more words

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Rice fields destroyed by high waters in Prey Veng

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Fri, 14 October 2016, by Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Some 1,000 hectares of rice fields in Prey Veng province have been completely destroyed by flooding and thousands more are at risk elsewhere, according to Keo Vy, spokesman for the National Committee for Disaster Management. 165 more words