Cambodia: Flooding forces 40 garment factories to suspend operations World

Cambodia: Flooding forces 40 garment factories to suspend operations

Seventy-nine garment factories in Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces and Phnom Penh have been affected by flooding, and at least 40 of them have temporarily suspended their operations, the Phnom Penh Post quoted the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesman Heng Sour as saying.
HCM City to build underground reservoirs Society

HCM City to build underground reservoirs

Ho Chi Minh City’s Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has sought the People’s Committee’s approval to build five more underground reservoirs using Japanese Crosswave technology to prevent floods in the city.
Malaysia spends big on flood mitigation projects World

Malaysia spends big on flood mitigation projects

Malaysia will spend half a billion ringgit (112 million USD) on various projects to mitigate flood consequences around the country, the national news agency Bernama quoted Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar as saying on January 1.