As activists point to ecological destruction, a gathering is expected to reaffirm 'political commitment' of the member nations to the 1995 Mekong Agreement.
Agreement is in jeopardy following disputes between Australian states about how much water is allocated to agriculture and environmental needs.
Alarm raised that smuggling could destroy Cambodian export market.
Killings highlight rampant illicit timber trade in REDD forest.
Two suspects have since been charged with premeditated murder over the shootings: Keut Veha and Phal Penh.
2017 was a deadly, devastating year at the and of Mother Nature. Wildfires in the US, volcanos in Indonesia, and mudslides and hurricanes across the world. VOA Khmer's Guech Heang Lim narrates.
Some 30 hydropower dams are being constructed in Laos and about seven in Cambodia, funded predominantly by Chinese state companies.
The government’s meteorology department said the cold snap is expected to ease this week following a period of rainfall.
Looking past the initial debris cleanup from Hurricane Harvey, Houston's recovery is s day-to-day work work-in-progress. VOA Khmer's Guech Heang Lim narrates.
Slowly but steadily, the consciousness about the need to protect and preserve the natural environment is rising all over the world. VOA Khmer's Guech Heang Lim narrates.
Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake, which lies in the center of the country, is home to hundreds of species of fish that provide the Southeast Asian nation with up to 60 percent of its protein. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Building greater resilience to threats requires “layers” of responses, says Gernot Laganda, director of climate and disaster risk reduction programs at World Food Program.