Environment
Dec 17, 2018

Cambodia's biggest hydropower dam now producing electricity

Cambodia's largest hydropower project has begun producing electricity as the country tries to increase its energy capacity to support a jump-start to industrial expansion

Oct 17, 2018

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War

May 7, 2018

Bootleg liquor, not water, killed Cambodian villagers

A senior Cambodian health official says 14 villagers whose sudden deaths were thought to have been caused by polluted water actually died from drinking rice wine containing methanol

May 6, 2018

Suspected water contamination kills 10 Cambodians; 120 ill

A health official says 10 Cambodian villagers have died and 120 others are sickened after drinking water suspected to be contaminated with insecticide

Apr 23, 2018

Census finds increase in Mekong River's Irrawaddy dolphins

Cambodia's government and a major conservation group say the number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats

Feb 7, 2018

Vietnam jails activist for livestreaming pollution march

A court in central Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 14 years in jail for livestreaming fishermen marching to file a lawsuit against a Taiwan-owned steel plant's spill of toxins into the ocean

Jan 31, 2018

Cambodian forest protectors slain after confronting loggers

A forest protection ranger, a military police officer and a conservation worker have been killed in part of Cambodia where illegal logging and smuggling are rife

Dec 19, 2017

Nest of endangered giant softshell turtle found in Cambodia

Conservationists have found a nest of the endangered Asian giant softshell turtle on a Mekong River sandbar in northeastern Cambodia, while 115 new species of various other animal and plant life have been discovered in the greater Mekong region

Aug 15, 2017

Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center

Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird
Jul 20, 2017

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

Wildlife researchers in Cambodia say they have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world's most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing survival

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