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PP residents urged to use public transport

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has urged Phnom Penh residents to use the capital’s existing public transport services rather than private vehicles, as it is leading to increased traffic congestion. He also called for the city’s public bus system to be expanded, with ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pp-residents-urged-use-public-transport

Hundreds of security cameras to monitor Sihanoukville next year

Hundreds of security cameras will be installed along major roads in Sihanoukville to monitor traffic and increase security next year. Major General Chuon Narin, chief of Preah Sihanouk provincial police,  yesterday said a total of 600 cameras will be placed in 500 central locations in ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667178/hundreds-of-security-cameras-to-monitor-sihanoukville-next-year/

Chamroeun seeks support of UN in smart city development

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun wants the UN in Cambodia to provide support for the development of officials’ capacity in moving towards the preparation of Sihanoukville development principle as per the smart city model. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chamroeun-seeks-support-un-smart-city-development

Century Plaza sellers wait for new area after order to move

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng instructed Por Sen Chey district authorities and Century Group not to stop vendors from selling goods around Century Plaza Market, which is marked for redevelopment. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/century-plaza-sellers-wait-new-area-after-order-move

Entertainment and Investment expo slated for early next year

The third edition of the Asia Entertainment and Investment Expo, also known as AGE Cambodia 2020, will be held at Sokha Beach Resort in Sihanoukville on March 26 and 27, according to the official website for the event.​ ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661036/entertainment-and-investment-expo-slated-for-early-next-year/

PM addresses infrastructure

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday addressed the Kingdom’s spending on new infrastructure projects during the groundbreaking ceremony for 34 new roads in Preah Sihanouk province amid calls for greater transparency over Cambodia’s expenditures. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-addresses-infrastructure

Chip Mong commences Park Land 50M project

Chip Mong Land, one of the Kingdom’s leading construction developers, has launched the “Park Land 50M” residential project. The project broke ground on Thursday in Dangkor district’s Prey Sar commune along the capital’s second ring road, which – hence the name – is 50m wide. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chip-mong-commences-park-land-50m-project

China to finance Preah Sihanouk development

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has agreed to a request from Cambodia to provide financial support for the development of Preah Sihanouk province. The request was made on Sunday by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the sidelines of the 35th Asean Summit and Related Summits ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657174/china-to-finance-preah-sihanouk-development/

Law and order improved in Preah Sihanouk, official says

A Preah Sihanouk provincial official has claimed that security and public order have shown signs of improvement since the appointment of provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun in June. Kheang Phearum, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesman, told The Post that security has tightened since Chamroeun took up ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/law-and-order-improved-preah-sihanouk-official-says

New city to be built in Siem Reap province

A new urban centre will be built in Siem Reap, with the project having recently been included in the province’s tourism master plan.​ The project was proposed by Tourism Minister Thong Khon on Monday as a concept note during a meeting of an inter-ministerial committee. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50643972/new-city-to-be-built-in-siem-reap-province/

Half a million landed homes by 2030: VTrust

The document, titled Phnom Penh 2030, showed that landed homes will increase threefold over the next 13 years. The valuation company claims the total currently stands at 150,000 but will hit 450,000 by 2030. VTrust’s report anticipates an average of 25,000 new landed units to hit ...

Thmey Thmey Staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/half-a-million-landed-homes-by-2030-vtrust

CDC okays two S’ville hotels

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) last week approved two Chinese-invested hotel projects in Sihanoukville worth $379 million, it said in a Facebook post. The two five-star hotels by Xigang V-Continent International Investment Co Ltd and Hai Gang Grand Hotel Co Ltd have ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-okays-two-sville-hotels

‘Anarchic’ cottage residents agree to relocate willingly

Forty-five families from Commune IV in Preah Sihanouk province’s Mittapheap district on Thursday said they would willingly dismantle their makeshift homes and relocate in exchange for 5m by 20m plots of land in Kbal Chhay district. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anarchic-cottage-residents-agree-relocate-willingly

Singaporean company plans to build smart city in Cambodia

Limestone Network, a Singaporean startup, is planning to build a smart city in the heart of Phnom Penh. International startup media platforms reported this week that Limestone Network is seeking to transform the face of Southeast Asia by building smart cities powered by blockchain technology. Limestone ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50634713/singaporean-company-plans-to-build-smart-city-in-cambodia/

Ministry orders demolition of Sihanoukville building

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction ordered a nine-storey building in Sihanoukville’s Mittapheap district to be demolished after deeming it technically inadequate and of poor quality. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-orders-demolition-sihanoukville-building

Sihanoukville buildings encroaching on pavement demolished

Sihanoukville authorities demolished two buildings on Wednesday that encroached on the pavement, dismantled seven canvas structures and dug up five stone terraces after their owners failed to comply with repeated instructions to remove the obstructing structures themselves. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-buildings-encroaching-pavement-demolished

Ho Chi Minh seeks to be twin city with Phnom Penh

A delegation from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city yesterday requested support from National Assembly President Heng Samrin to set up a twin city arrangement between it and Phnom Penh. Kim San, deputy chief of Mr Samrin’s cabinet, told reporters after the meeting that the delegation led ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50628524/ho-chi-minh-seeks-to-be-twin-city-with-phnom-penh/

Sihanoukville residents to remove homes

The Sihanoukville municipal administration on Saturday issued a notice ordering buildings on state land along Street 821A, in Commune 4, to be removed by August 2. Municipal governor Y Sokleng on Sunday said the administration planned to widen Street 821A – currently eight metres wide ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-residents-remove-homes

China OKs Sihanoukville consulate

An information centre for Chinese nationals and a Chinese consulate will be established in Sihanoukville following a meeting between new provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun and Chinese ambassador Wang Wentian, provincial spokesperson Kheang Phearum told The Post on Sunday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-oks-sihanoukville-consulate

PM: Chamroeun ‘able man’ as Preah Sihanouk governor

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said he considers Preah Sihanouk province’s governor-in-waiting Kuoch Chamroeun to be an “able man” who had vowed to find the cause of Saturday’s building collapse that killed 28 people and injured a further 26. Chamroeun also promised to restore trust ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-chamroeun-%E2%80%98able-man%E2%80%99-preah-sihanouk-governor

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