Quang Tri: 150 UXO pieces defused Environment

Quang Tri: 150 UXO pieces defused

The UK’s Mines Advisory Group (MAG) operating in the central province of Quang Tri said on December 10 that it had discovered and defused 150 pieces of unexploded ordnance (UXO).
War-time bomb safely disposed Society

War-time bomb safely disposed

The Military High Command of the central province of Quang Binh, in coordination with the Mines Advisory Group project, has successfully disposed of a major bomb found in the Gianh river in the province, according to the command.
Vietnam-US ties tackling UXO in Quang Tri Society

Vietnam-US ties tackling UXO in Quang Tri

US support for the war-torn central province of Quang Tri in settling the aftermath of war is substantial and the cooperation between the two is viewed by many international experts as a model for the region and the world, an insider has said.
Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO Society

Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO

Three foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out projects in Quang Binh to help the central province, which is heavily polluted with unexploded ordnance (UXO), detect and clear cluster munitions and other explosives from now to 2022.
75 pct of Cambodian households access national power grid World

75 pct of Cambodian households access national power grid

About 2.68 million Cambodian households, or 75 percent of the total, had access to the national power grid last year, the Khmer Times newspaper quoted the latest report by the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy as saying.
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims Society

Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims

More models on education, vocational training, employment and resettlement support, and community integration will be carried out in areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of efforts to create sustainable livelihoods for Vietnamese victims of bombs and mines.
Wartime bomb defused in Quang Binh Society

Wartime bomb defused in Quang Binh

The Military Command of the central province of Quang Binh on December 18 announced that it has successfully handled a bomb left from the war in the province’s Bo Trach district.
Cambodia inaugurates fifth cement plant World

Cambodia inaugurates fifth cement plant

Cambodia put into operation a cement plant with a production capacity of one million tonnes per year in the southwestern province of Kampot on November 14.
Cambodia’s Phnom Penh braces for power shortage World

Cambodia’s Phnom Penh braces for power shortage

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged residents and businesses in Phnom Penh to be prepared for electricity shortages which could occur in this year’s dry season if water levels at hydropower dams run low.
Cambodia to have first wind farm World

Cambodia to have first wind farm

Cambodia’s Khmer Times and Phnom Penh Post have carried stories about the Blue Circle’s project to build a wind farm in Kampot province – the first of its kind in the country.