Many of these projects are being built with financial assistance from China. The completion of the above projects will help boost Cambodia’s economy, which in turn, will lead to strong demand for apartments, condos and other types of properties among locals and foreigners.
They want Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa to stop making himself a party to the conflict between ethnic Karen villagers and state authorities over land the villagers are occupying in the park.
Although Cambodia and other countries in the Mekong River Basin had encountered challenging problems such as the high levels of the Mekong River during the rainy season last year, it has led to some provinces growing a lot more rice crops.
Beijing is expecting Myanmar to impose better security measures for the pipelines project, saying it is a crucial part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Myanmar, according to the leaked document. Any damage to the oil and gas pipeline would cause huge losses for both countries and also undermine confidence in foreign investment, Bai warned.
In late 2018 Mouay published a video that slammed the Lao government’s slow and inadequate response to help survivors of Laos’ worst-ever dam disaster, the July 2018 collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam in Champassak that destroyed all or parts of 19 villages, killed 71 people and displaced another 14,000 to temporary relocation centers.
With the financial support, localities in the central, Central Highlands, and Mekong Delta regions must extend water pipes, purchase water containers and filters, and supply water to local residents, hospitals, and schools in disadvantaged areas.
Officials said the river level is dropping faster than in recent years due to the construction of dams in neighbouring Laos and low rainfall in catchment areas.
Ministry of Environment spokesperson Neth Pheaktra expressed thanks on behalf of the Cambodian government to its development partners for expressing their concern over Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. He said the government is highly committed to solving all of the challenges happening in every wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia, including Prey Lang.
Boasting 200km of coastline and 143 islands, the Vietnamese Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is striving to branch out its maritime sector and become a sea-based economic powerhouse by 2025.
The World Bank will provide Vietnam with $86.3 million to support the development of a commercial financing market for investing in industrial energy efficiency.