MRC said Friday it was urging the six Mekong countries to address low water flows as the basin endures record lows for the second year in a row.
Agriculture Ministry announces that the water level at Tonle Sap lake will recede.
The people being relocated to the land are not Vietnamese: Government spokesman.
Battambang’s Environment Department stated that the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary, on Tonle Sap Lake, has seen a 30 per cent increase in bird population this year.
Pursat police crack down on a large scale illegal fishing operation along Tonle Sap lake.
Fisheries administration officials and local authorities discovere off-season fishing activities in 43 areas along Tonle Sap lake.
Illegal fishing cases slumped by about 12 percent in the first half of this year compared with the same period last year.
China grants a $2.5 million to the government to support the demining activities.
The Tonle Sap Lake is not only one of the biggest bodies of inland water in Asia, it’s also home to more than 10,000 people who live on its waters.
Rice authorities in the kingdom are exploring the possibility of applying for Geographical Indication (GI) status for rice grown in areas around the Tonle Sap Lake.
1,950 metres of fishing net, 620 wooden poles and 560 kilograms of small fish were seized.