Cambodia is rich in water resources for agricultural production and biodiversity. The presence of Mekong river, Tonlé Sap and Tonlé Bassac contributes in the economic and social progress in the Kingdom.
Phnom Penh is a city defined by rivers. It sits at the point where four waterways intersect. The Tonle Sap, Tonle Mekong Leu, Tonle Mekong Krom and Tonle Bassac all connect in the Kingdom’s capital. Why then, is the riverside area still waiting to see major real estate development?
Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Hidehisa Horinouchi today signed the Exchange of Notes
The Foreign Affairs Ministry today said Japan will provide more than $43 million to fund two development projects in the Kingdom.
One girl is killed and another one is injured in a boat crash on the Tonle Sap river in Pursat province’s Kandieng district.
The water taxi system along the Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers, was used by more than 30,000 passengers in 2018.
The first season for catching the fish used in prahok came to an end last week, with yields being higher than last year but prices staying at a similar level.
The Fisheries Administration urges prahok producers to buy the fish needed to concoct the savory fish paste.
On Saturday night, guests were treated to one hour of sunset cruise, one hour of stand-up comedy and one hour of live music at the Tonle Sap.
Phnom Penh’s traditional Water Festival (Nov.21 to 23) was officially opened by King Nordom Sihamoni, and Prime Minister Hun Sen. Neigh on 300 boats, propelled by 19,000 oarsmen, are expected to race on the Tonlé Sap River in front of the Royal Palace.
A request from the Khmer Vietnamese Association for the Interior Ministry to delay the relocation of Vietnamese familes living on the Tonle Sap river in Kampong Chhnang province has been rejected.
A request from the Khmer Vietnamese Association for the Interior Ministry to delay the relcoation of Vietnames familes living on the Tonle Sap river in Kampong Chhnang province has been rejected.
In Cambodia, where holidays and festivals abound, the three-day Bon Om Touk or the Water Festival that begins next week easily takes the spotlight.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday said provincial authorities have faced challenges while relocating thousands of Khmer Cham and ethnic Vietnamese residents living on the Tonle Sap river in Kampong Chhnang province.
Rhona Smith urges Interior Minister to respect human rights over relocating the Cham.
The government has designated the 9,293 hectare Stung Sen as the fifth Ramsar Site.
A government official is charged with drug offences after attempting to jump a bridge.
Phnom Penh’s popular Riverside area, a tourism and business hub, will see more development in the coming months, with a number of massive construction projects about to commence, on the drawing board, or in the pipeline.
Phnom Penh will soon get a $30 million revolving restaurant atop a residential tower.
At Phnom Penh’s Riverside, by the banks of the Tonle Sap, before the sun’s fully risen, walkers, runners, aerobic devotees, and Tai Chi exponents can be seen on the pavements.
PM attends the River Festival in Takhmao city, saying the event could be held in any province along the rivers in the future.
As the country enters its second fishing season, fish catches are widely expected to decline due to adverse weather conditions.
The Cambodian government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a cooperation financing agreement worth $180 million on Tuesday on Tonle Sap poverty reduction and a small holder development project, a road network improving project…
Preparations are well underway for the Water Festival, or Bon Om Touk in Khmer, a unique celebration in Cambodia that marks the reversal of the flow of water in the Tonle Sap.
Construction of a new bridge over the Tonle Sap river begins under Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation.
The Asian Development Bank approves $50 million in additional financing to help boost agricultural productivity.
Police hunt suspects in the murder of a 19-year-old boy killed then thrown into the Tonle Sap.
Conservationists successfully fledge endangered stork chicks from 175 nests on the Tonle Sap Lake.
The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has warned of a tropical storm that may inundate the Tonle Sap and Mekong.
Every afternoon and evening in this floating village just north of the Tonle Sap, Kuy An looks out at the clouds of smoke rising ominously in every direction.