Tag Archive: Tonle Sap

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

Phnom Penh: At the end of the wet season.

Trees are pruned, greens discarded. The green areas and parks for the coming dry season prepared. Rain was in the last months but sparse. The vegetation, however generous, as always in the rainy… Continue reading

Same same but different – full vs. easy to fill.

Along Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh.

Conflicting impressions of a slowly deteriorating and decaying tourist attraction in Phnom Penh……! Fortunately, every sunrise over the Mekong and Tonle Sap is a unique experience, every morning again.