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Death toll from Mekong floods in Cambodia rises to 15

Mekong River floods have killed 15 people in Cambodia over the past three weeks, forcing thousands of families to evacuate to higher grounds, a disaster control spokesman said Monday. Keep reading ...

Thailand prepares evacuation in northern provinces as Mekong water level rises

The Thai government has instructed the governors of all northern provinces to prepare to evacuate residents as water level in the Mekong River continues to rise. Before noon on Tuesday (July 31), the Mekong River has burst its banks, allowing water to flow into riverside ...

Flood alert as Mekong water rises

Residents in Nakhon Phanom were on Thursday warned to brace for possible flooding after the water level in the Mekong River rose to 11 metres, two metres away from overflow, due to downpours caused by tropical storm Son-Tinh.  Keep reading     ...

Cà Mau environmental pollution rises to alarming levels

Despites efforts by authorities, pollution at industrial parks and clusters in the Mekong province of Cà Mau has risen to alarming levels, affecting the lives of local residents. Đốc River Town, for instance, a town in Trần Văn Thời District with a population of 40,000, is ...

Mekong returning to normal as water level rises

Small freight vessels and passenger cruises have resumed services after the water level rose above two metres on a stretch of the Mekong River in Chiang Saen district yesterday, according to the provincial office. Keep reading   ...

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Migrant worker repatriations rise

Almost 1,000 Cambodian workers were repatriated from overseas last year, marking a significant increase on 2016, according to a Foreign Ministry report published yesterday. The report said the ministry, embassies and consular services last year helped repatriate 986 people from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, ...

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