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In Brief: New dump opening postponed

In Brief: New dump opening postponed

Plans to open the new

rubbish dump in Dangkor district have been put on hold due to wet

weather, according to the director of the Phnom Penh Department of

Public Works and Transportation. The new dump will cover more than 31

hectares and is being supported by the Japan International Cooperation

Agency. Public works officials say that the new dump is already 70

percent completed. The old dump, Stung Meanchey, receives about 700

tonnes of trash every day.

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