Tag Archive: Mekong

Photo for Monday, June 30th

Sisowath Quay with Tonle Sap, Phnom Penh

Stormy Mekong Morning.

Floods in Cambodia: Over 100 dead, more than 20,000 families displaced.

The Cambodian Red Cross gets criticized over its slow response to floods. At least 104 people have died in the Khmer Kingdom in recent floods caused by heavy rains and overflowing Mekong river. Floods… Continue reading

Cambodia flooding early October 2013 – A Picture Gallery.

With a special thank to Roger Valkenborghs, Siem Reap. FB-Video-clip: http://fb.com/worldsharekh Update October 7, 2013. . Cambodia: Floods claim 39 lives; Crops, hundreds of schools damaged. The death toll from flooding across the… Continue reading

Flooding in Cambodia – Pics of the day.

Mekong River Flooding Threatens Parts Of Phnom Penh The death toll caused by severe flooding along the Mekong River increased by eight, bringing the total number of deaths over the past two weeks… Continue reading

Underperforming New Phnom Penh Autonomous Port?

Shallow draft, lack of rail connectivity, uneasy relations with Vietnam, and the general slowdown may leave the new Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (aka LM 17), Cambodia’s brand new $28-million container terminal near Phnom… Continue reading

Cambodia: Work Begins on Controversial Se San River Dam.

As work begins on Cambodia’s biggest dam, those advocating against its construction have warned that the region’s rush for hydro power will have a disastrous effect on millions of people who rely on the Mekong… Continue reading

Cambodia: Illegal Timber Trade – Kratie cut to shreds.

From the sky, it is clear that the multi-million dollar timber trade has already decimated Kratie’s 75,089 hectare Snuol Wildlife Sanctuary. Imagery from two of NASA’s Landsat satellites compiled by the Post from… Continue reading

Mekong im Stau – Irrsinn oder Fortschritt?

Der Mekong ist ein großer Strom im Naturzustand – wild und unreguliert. Noch – denn es gibt erste Anzeichen dafür, dass sich etwas ändert: Zum Beispiel ein Brückenbau flussabwärts von Luang Prabang in… Continue reading

Sunday Afternoon in Kandal Province, Cambodia