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  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, yesterday inaugurated a multipurpose terminal in the state-run Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the only deep-sea port in Cambodia.  This new achievement – completed after more than three years of construction work – was undertaken at a total cost of $74 million under Japanese soft loan, through Japan International Cooperation […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Cambodian Government last week for providing a Japanese ODA loan of up to 23.502 billion yen ($212 million) for the Sihanoukville Port New Container Terminal Development Project. The project will develop a new container terminal and improve the cargo handling capacity at Sihanoukville […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    In order to study the environment and social impact of a practice that has caused deadly river bank collapse incidents, Cambodian government has ordered a temporary halt to all sand dredging operations in the country’s rivers and lakes. The moratorium was set yesterday at a meeting of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, the Ministry of Environment, […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Local authorities in Russey Keo district inspected village homes along the banks of the Tonle Sap yesterday after residents refused compensation from the sand-dredging company they say is causing their homes to collapse into the river, claiming the amount is too small. Villagers said the official visit, which comes on the heels of an official […]

  • 25 September 2012

    A local investor revealed yesterday that the construction of the US$100 million Kampot sea port had been further delayed by rain. Vinh Huor, president of the Kampot Special Economic Zone, (KSEZ) said: “We are preparing to be better, and that may take some time. I am in Kampot preparing for the works to be well […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The Sahrika reports that around 50 villagers in Kandal province protested yesterday in an attempt to stop the sand dredging operation on the Mekong River. “The activity of sand dredging has severely affected our villagers’ lands and houses,” said village representative Tuy Phy. Kandal province residents believe that the Mekong River sand dredging has allegedly […]

  • 20 April 2012

    On March 20, CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd won the bid for the Terminal Construction Project of the 7×135 MW Units of Sihanoukville with a contract value of $73,690,000 dollars. This is the second Project constructed by CCCC First Engineering Co., Ltd after the Section C Project of the 3×135 MW Units of Sihanoukville. […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Kampot provincial gover­nor Khoy Khun Hour has refused to explain why large-scale sand dredging is being conducted in his province… By Phak Seangly and David Boyle (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, February 17, 2012

  • 27 December 2011

    In October Ly Yong Phat’s LYP Group had respected an agreement to stop sand dredging on the Tatai River in Koh Kong province by mid-October, to the relief of business owners and villagers in the area who had long campaigned against the dredging. But Janet Newman, owner of the Rainbow Lodge ecotourism resort, said yesterday […]

  • 2 November 2011

    A village chief plans to submit a petition on behalf of more than 300 families living in three villages in Kampong Cham province’s Tbong… [mappress] Source: sahrika, November 2, 2011;

  • 20 October 2011

    Ruling party Senator Ly Yong Phat has kept a promise to stop his company’s dredging operations on Koh Kong province’s Tatai river, relieved… By Sen David and David Boyle (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, October 20, 2011;

  • 5 September 2011

    Round a bend in Cambodia’s Tatai River and the virtual silence of a tropical idyll turns suddenly into an industrial nightmare…   More info: sfgate By Denis D. Gray [mappress] Source: sfgate, September 5, 2011;

  • 22 August 2011

    Round a bend in Cambodia’s Tatai River and the virtual silence of a tropical idyll turns suddenly into an industrial nightmare. Lush jungle… By DENIS D. GRAY (ap) [mappress] Source: ap, August 22, 2011;

  • 11 August 2011

    Authorities are planning upgrades to effectively double the capacity of boats travelling from Phnom Penh Autonomous Port to Vietnam… (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, August 11, 2011

  • 10 August 2011

      Ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has defied an order endorsed by the Prime Minster to halt his controversial sand dredging activities on the Tatai river in Koh Kong… (khamerlogue) [mappress] Source: khamerlogue, August 10, 2011

  • 22 July 2011

    The “King of Koh Kong”, ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat, has been ordered to stop his company’s massive sand dredging operation on the … By David Boyle and Vong Sokheng (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 22, 2011;

  • 18 July 2011

    Ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has been ordered to study the environmental impacts of his controversial sand dredging operation in Koh… By David Boyle and Sen David (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 18, 2011;

  • 12 July 2011

    Prime Minster Hun Sen yesterday ordered a review of marine dredging operations, warning the practice must be strictly monitored or it could… (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 12, 2011;

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Construction on the controversial Boeung Kak lake development officially began yesterday, as residents facing eviction from their lakeside… (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 12, 2011;

  • 5 July 2011

    An enormous sand dredging operation in Koh Kong province has escalated, a resort owner said yesterday, with boat crews allegedly … (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 5, 2011;

  • 1 July 2011

    Conservation groups and eco-tourism operators in Cambodia’s Koh Kong province are urging the government to stop sand dredging operations … More info: radioaustralia [mappress] Source: radioaustralia, July 1, 2011;

  • 24 June 2011

    The scale of a dredging permit given to ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat was revealed yesterday, one day after Koh Kong businesses… By David Boyle and Phak Seangly (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 24, 2011

  • 23 June 2011

    A sand dredging operation of “unprecedented scale” on the Tatai river, in Koh Kong province, had decimated fish stocks, ruined eco-tourism… By David Boyle and Vong Sokheng (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 23, 2011

  • 10 January 2011

    Large-scale sand dredging has resumed in coastal areas of Koh Kong province following a three-month halt in the controversial operations … BY REAKSMEY KONGKEA (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, January 11, 2011;