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Truck Found 26 Tonnes over Legal Weight Limit

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Fri, 27 May 2016, by Phak Seangly

An overloaded truck’s owner was ordered to pay 7.8 million riel ($1,917) in fines yesterday after his driver was caught with 61 tonnes of wood in his truck, 26 tonnes above the legal limit. 210 more words

Cambodia

Local Trash Disposal Poor: Study

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Fri, 27 May 2016, by Kong Meta

Waste management services organised by local authorities are underfunded and poorly monitored, with a lack of skilled bureaucrats one of the biggest challenges to the sector, according to a report released yesterday. 224 more words

Cambodia

Drought Relief Campaign Over: PM

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Thu, 26 May 2016, by Lay Samean and Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

The government’s emergency campaign to distribute water to some 2.5 million people affected by drought is over, Prime Minister Hun Sen declared yesterday, though for development partners and humanitarian groups, drought relief efforts continue. 394 more words

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Another RCAF Truck Filled with Timber Seized

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Thu, 26 May 2016, by Mech Dara, Phak Seangly and Igor Kossov

Another Royal Cambodian Armed Forces vehicle loaded with timber, the second in as many weeks, was stopped by authorities in Oddar Meanchey’s Anlong Veng district on Tuesday night, one of three illegal wood seizures on the same day. 406 more words

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Commune Official Told to Halt Sale of Kandal Lake Bed

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Wed, 25 May 2016, by Mech Dara

Kandal’s Fisheries Administration halted a soil-digging operation in a dried-out lake bed and ordered 30 dirt-laden trucks to be parked until further notice on Monday, the commune chief accused of inappropriately authorising the digging said yesterday. 203 more words

Development

New Water Pumping Station is ‘70% Done’

Source: Phnom Penh Post| Wed, 25 May 2016, by Sen David

Workers are labouring day and night to build a new pumping station at the Boeung Trabek reservoir to relieve the capital’s flood risk ahead of the rainy season, city authorities said yesterday. 228 more words

Cambodia

Police put an end to gathering of farmers in Prey Veng

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Tue, 24 May 2016, by Niem Chheng

Police who shut down a gathering of 30 people in a private home in Prey Veng province yesterday justified the action by saying the organisers had failed to notify the district governor in writing beforehand. 201 more words

Human Rights