Mines Minister Suy Sem yesterday ordered mining operators to follow the law to prevent mining waste from polluting rivers in the wake of more than 10 villagers dying from consuming tainted water in Kratie province.
A businessman is arrested for his involvement in digging mines without permission.
The Mine Action Authority says the country needs more than $400 million to clear mines.
13 unexploded bombs were unearthed when a villager digged to construct a toilet.
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre will receive $1.2 million from the United Nations Development Program for a one-year mine clearance project.
The health status of many Cambodians is like their land 50 years ago. There are “mines” everywhere in their body and mind, waiting to explode anytime.
A farmer in Battambang province’s Samlot district discovered 17 unexploded K58 anti-personnel mines on his land.
Rodents with sensitive noses that can sniff out mines are commonly known as HeroRats.