More than 20 families living next to an ice factory in Tuol Kork district have accused district officials of ignoring their complaints over ammonia fumes they say are leaking from the plant. Heng Mony, who has lived in the area bordering Boeung Kak lake for 23 years, said the noxious odours are causing health problems among neighbourhood residents. "The ammonia released by the factory has a bad effect on our health. I get headaches and have colds," he said. Heng Mony added that the villagers lodged their first complaint with City Hall two months ago but have not received a response. "We will continue to complain," he said. Van Sarath, chief of Boeung Kak 2 commune, said he had already solved the problem once, but that the fumes returned last week. "We will hold a meeting about this on Monday [today]," he told the Post.
POLLUTION Ammonia blamed for bad air days
- Proof giants walked among us humans?
For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,
- Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank
Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group
- Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up
- China-Cambodia tourism forum held
The Cambodian tourism sector must be prepared to welcome a growing number of Chinese tourists, as they lead the globe in the number of outbound travellers and were responsible for the most visitors to the Kingdom last year, the country’s tourism minister said on