Submerged cars, buses and motorbikes were abandoned throughout the city during heavy flooding in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, early last month. Photo: Mother Nature
Submerged cars, buses and motorbikes were abandoned throughout the city during heavy flooding in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, early last month. Photo: Mother Nature
Cambodia

Is Chinese money drowning Sihanoukville, Cambodia? Floods blamed on rapid pace of development

  • The coastal city has become a focal point for investment from China, but the pace of development has outpaced essential town planning
  • When floods caused extensive damage last month it raised safety concerns, and worries that things are only going to get worse

Submerged cars, buses and motorbikes were abandoned throughout the city during heavy flooding in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, early last month. Photo: Mother Nature
Submerged cars, buses and motorbikes were abandoned throughout the city during heavy flooding in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, early last month. Photo: Mother Nature
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