Cambodia serves over 1.11 million travellers in Pchum Ben festival World

Cambodia serves over 1.11 million travellers in Pchum Ben festival

More than 1.11 million domestic and foreign tourists traveled in Cambodia during the three-day Pchum Ben festival, or Ancestor's Day, after the COVID-19 situation has been brought under control, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a report by Cambodia’s Tourism Ministry.
Facebook joins MRC to raise awareness about flood, drought World

Facebook joins MRC to raise awareness about flood, drought

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and Facebook on August 31 launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong region.
Northern areas urged to brace for more rain Environment

Northern areas urged to brace for more rain

Northern provinces have seen heavy rains in the past few days, causing floods on the Thao River and inundation in Yen Bai province, said the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows World

MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows

Six Mekong countries have been urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission (MRC) report.
MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake ASEAN

MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) recently said that the annual reversal in the flow of the Tonle Sap River remained delayed, causing “very low” water levels on the Tonle Sap Lake, according to Cambodia’s news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP).
Northern region prepares for natural disasters Environment

Northern region prepares for natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.
Rice export price lowest in two months Business

Rice export price lowest in two months

Higher rice supply in the domestic market has made the export price of Vietnam’s broken rice drop to 450 USD per tonne on June 19, the lowest level in the past two months.
HCM City sees big decrease in street flooding Society

HCM City sees big decrease in street flooding

The anti-flooding works carried out in Ho Chi Minh City since 2008 have helped reduce the number of streets that are flooded during moderate to heavy rainfall, according to the city Department of Construction.