Tag Archive: Tonle Sap

Phnom Penh – Two new Mekong bridges planned.

The Cambodian Council of Ministers announced two new bridges spanning across the Mekong River in the eastern and southeastern outskirts of the Khmer capital. One will be connecting the Chroy Changvar peninsula to… Continue reading

Photo for Tuesday, 5th August

Monsoon Skies over Chaktomuk, Phnom Penh.

Photo for Monday, June 30th

Sisowath Quay with Tonle Sap, Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh and its social discrepancies.

Water Festival 2013 – Bon Om Tuk – Phnom Penh.

Festival set to return in November Water fun to flow on November 16, 17, 18, 2013. Cambodia’s annual Water Festival will go forward as usual this November after a two-year hiatus. The festival,… Continue reading

Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands.

Tonle Sap – New study reveals catastrophic loss of Cambodia‘s tropical flooded grasslands. Around half of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the… Continue reading

Container terminal in Kandal Province inaugurated.

The terminal, part of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, covers an area of 10 hectares and was built with a loan from the Chinese government.  Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurated a container terminal… Continue reading

Cambodia faces risks from a credit boom.

The IMF warns and calls upon the Cambodia‘s central bank to tighten the credit market. Banks have cut interest rates to win customers and private sector credit has increased by almost a third in the past… Continue reading

After the monsoon season – Vegetable Growing.

The same time last year, the water level of the Tonle Sap river reached up to the containers stacked at the Phnom Penh Port. It looks like we are heading into a very… Continue reading

Another “dry, very dry” dry season on the march?

Phnom Penh Port (Tonle Sap). Monday, December 03, 2012 at 07:00 AM Actual Water Level = 3.59 m    –   Minimum level = 0.14 m   .  Water level over the last 7 days… Continue reading