The death toll of the villagers in Kratie province who died from drinking contaminated water rose to 10 while 121 others were hospitalized, officials said.
Cambodia expects that crop yields of rice, corn and beans will be better than average this year, according to a prediction.
Plan International Cambodia in partnership with the Siem Reap Provincial Department of Rural Development organised a World Water Day 2018 event under the theme “Nature for Water” at a primary school in Angkor Chum, Siem Reap province last week.
Construction of a plant capable of producing 2,000 cubic metres of clean water per day started in Kampot on Sunday.
An interview given by an activist monk defamed the King and all Cambodian people.
Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority is preparing for expansion and will take on more debt to upgrade water treatment facilities.
A $3-million initiative aims to improve access to water and sanitation in rural Cambodia.
At the request of the Cambodian government, the Chinese government decided to assist Cambodia in constructing water supply facilities in rural areas to solve a shortage in the dry season.
The demand for infrastructure across Asia and the Pacific far outstrips current supply, according to a recent ADB report, Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs.
Cambodia has one of the fastest growing GDPs in Asia, but more than 11.8 million of the population still lack access to a safely managed drinking water source.
Representatives for nearly 50 families protested yesterday asking the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) to rectify a clerical error that led to high monthly water bills for residents of two communities.