Pak Beng, a $1.88-billion dam about 1,540 kilometers (960 miles) from the Cambodia-Laos border, would be the third dam on the lower Mekong mainstream.
Every year, travelers and farmers gather at the riverbanks some eight kilometers from Phnom Penh to buy and sell the fish. This year’s prahok fish sold at unusually high prices.
President Donald Trump did not waste any time shaking up U.S. climate policy by learning the way for the construction of two oil pipelines. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
More than two dozen people were searching for gold morning along a local canal after floodwaters exposed gold deposits.
Despite a struggling economy, Russian agriculture recently outpaced Canada and the United States in wheat exports becoming the world's largest supplier of the key ingredient making bread. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
Much of the U.S. was in the grip of a chilling polar vortex in mid-December and temperature were well below 10 degrees celsius in many areas. VOA Khmer's Hong Chanda narrates.
In 2000, Suy Senglim met a French journalist who inspired in him a passion for photography. To put this new-found passion to good use, since 2012 he began to capture images of Cambodia’s vast variety of birdlife.
Suy Senglim is preparing to compile a book on 100 significant bird species from the some 400 species he has so far photographed, which he hopes will be published in early 2018.
Kha Sros of the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) said that while illegal logging had decreased, forest patrols had only managed to stem logging during the daytime.
Fish farming is booming amid depleted fish stocks in the Lower Mekong River Basin.
The world’s first high yielding variety was first cultivated in India
Palm oil's rapid growth has spawned huge plantations, especially in Southeast Asia. Amnesty International's Meghna Abraham says the burgeoning demand also is driving widespread labor abuses.