A farmer harvests dates from a date palm tree in 2013. Said Khatib/AFP

Farmers have date with destiny

Hor Kimsay, The Phnom Penh Post Tue, 25 October 2016 A Thai agricultural company will work with a local firm to introduce commercial date palm cultivation to the Kingdom, which it claims can generate more profits for farmers than pepper…

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I speak to everyone in the same way

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university. ~Albert Einstein

Motorists turn around on Chamka Doung road yesterday in Dangkor district after flood waters rendered the road impassable. Heng Chivoan

Flood advances across Dangkor

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Joey Chua Xue Ting The Phnom Penh Post, Thu, 20 October 2016 More families have been forced to temporarily move and numerous businesses were affected after a still-unpatched leak in the capital’s Prek Thnout dam led…

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A woman makes her way through the flooded grounds of a pagoda earlier this week in Phnom Penh’s Spean Thma commune. Pha Lina

Officials struggling to fix dam as floods continue

Khouth Sophak Chakrya The Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 19 October 2016 The homes of 230 families in Phnom Penh’s southwest have now been evacuated due to flooding, an official said yesterday, as authorities worked to stem flooding caused by a…

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A child plays in flood waters with an inner tube yesterday at Phnom Penh’s Spean Thma commune. Pha Lina

Failure of dams leads to flooding in Phnom Penh, Kampong Speu

Khouth Sophak Chakrya The Phnom Penh Post, Tue, 18 October 2016 Thousands of homes in Phnom Penh and Kampong Speu have been flooded after three dams were seriously damaged following two weeks of torrential rain and warnings from government officials….

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An overloaded truck travels though the street of Phnom Penh yesterday afternoon. Pha Lina

Transport Ministry collects $500K in fines over 5 months

Touch Sokha, The Phnom Penh Post Fri, 14 October 2016 Some 500 overloaded trucks have been stopped and collectively fined more than $300,000 by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport in the past five months. According to a series…

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