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  • 28 July 2010

    Phnom Penh Autonomous Port is to quadruple its loading capacity in the next two years after securing US$68 million worth of Chinese … By Chun Sophal (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 28, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    In order to help waterway transport, the sand dredging operations will soon be underway on several locations along the Tonle Bassac river, a spokesman from the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) confirmed yesterday. The government has identified some 30 to 40 spots stretching from the southeastern outskirts of Phnom Penh all the way […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sorn Chandara, Dim Kundy and Chek Netra, three environmental activists of the network Mother Nature, were arrested last week while attempting to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Mother Nature’s activists were attempting to gather and submit a petition to the National Assembly to protest against controversial sand […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Heritage Committee (WHC) is considering placing the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in the “endangered” category, because of the adverse impact of proposed new ports and coal loading facilities, which would add to the current pollution problems of soil, fertiliser and pesticides from coastal farms and developments. Each year 16 tonnes of pesticides are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 18 July 2011

    GGujarat Maritime Board-operated Mandvi port in southern Kutch registered 100% traffic growth in 2010-11. Moreover, the group of ports … (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;

  • 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;

  • 5 October 2010

    Residents of a Boeung Kak lake community joined a gathering in Phnom Penh on Monday to mark World Habitat Day, as their homes continue to be… (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, October 5, 2010;

  • 28 June 2010

    Singapore should address the negative environmental impacts of its sand trade with Cambodia as it prepares to host an international summit… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 28, 2010;

  • 15 June 2010

    A dispute over a sand-dredging operation on the Mekong River in Kandal province’s Khsach Kandal district was resolved Sunday after the… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 15, 2010;

  • 10 June 2010

    Sand dredgers have resumed large-scale operations in Koh Kong province’s salt-water estuaries since June 2 after a drop-off in dredging… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 10, 2010;

  • 7 June 2010

    Around 200 villagers living along the Mekong River in Kandal province protested Sunday against sand-dredging operations that they say are… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 7, 2010;

  • 12 May 2010

    SINGAPORE has rejected the findings of a new report contending that its sand export trade with Cambodia is taking place without regard… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, May 12, 2010;

  • 17 February 2010

    At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    CHINESE company Shanghai Co has been selected by the government to develop infrastructure at Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP)… [mappress] Source: Phnom Phen Post, January 22, 2010