Friday, November 24, 2017

Cambodia: As dam’s waters rise, holdout Sesan village leaves villagers say...

After almost three years of holding out, all 76 families from the Stung Treng village of Srekor – located in the reservoir of the...

Cambodia: Villagers protest against dam

Some 30 villagers, representing families from Stung Treng province who are refusing to relocate from the Lower Sesan II Dam site, yesterday protested in...

Cambodia: No Sweet Deal: Community Resists Chinese Sugarcane Land Grab

"Prame is our home,” 60-year-old Tep Toem told PANAP during a visit to their community. “Before us, it was our parents’, grandparents’, and great...

Cambodia: Sesan dam goes online, while PM dismisses environmental concerns

The floodgates of the largest and most controversial dam project in the country’s history officially closed yesterday at an inauguration ceremony presided over by...

Cambodia: Environmental NGO Mother Nature dissolved

The Interior Ministry on Friday announced it had stricken critical environmental NGO Mother Nature from its registry, effective immediately, with the group saying it...

Cambodia: Koh Kong activists charged

Two Mother Nature activists arrested after filming suspected sand-bearing vessels have been charged with incitement and making unauthorised recordings of a person in “a...

Cambodia: Fresh sand ‘fraud’, claims NGO Mother Nature, as sand numbers...

More than $30 million in Cambodian sand exports registered by Taiwan appear to be missing from Cambodia’s customs records, according to data from both...

Cambodia: Land Ministry orders action on years-old sugar disputes

The Ministry of Land Management yesterday gave authorities in Koh Kong, Kampong Speu and Preah Vihear provinces one month to identify people affected by...

Cambodia: Lower Sesan II dam protesters summonsed

Three protesters who have been summonsed for questioning about their role in a demonstration in Stung Treng last month are calling the investigation a...