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Construction inspectors appointed

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has appointed 362 inspectors to monitor, observe, research, inspect, collect evidence, and promote the implementation of construction laws throughout the Kingdom.​ Civil society organisations have voiced support for the action, but emphasise enforcement must be carried ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-inspectors-appointed

Huawei pledges to support digital development in Cambodia

Chinese-owned giant telecom and technology company Huawei has pledged to support Cambodia’s digital development and bring new technology, according to its Cambodia’s country director. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747254/huawei-pledges-to-support-digital-development-in-cambodia/

Road impacts addressed

Addressing the economic and environmental impacts from two major road projects, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Tuesday said issues related to the renovations of National Road 2 are 98.5 per cent resolved while for National Road 22, it is 100 per cent ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-impacts-addressed

Five road and bridge projects get approval

In the first three months of this year, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport has implemented the Procurement Agreement on Bridge and Road repairs by allocating financial credits from last year for 12 projects at a cost of 50 billion riel ($12.4 million). ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-road-and-bridge-projects-get-approval

Over 100 construction workers stage protest over missing wages

More than 100 workers at a construction site in Preah Sihanouk province’s Sihanoukville protested and demanded four month’s worth of missing wages. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710420/over-100-construction-workers-stage-protest-over-missing-wages/

New Phnom Penh Airport cost estimated at $1.5 billion

Cambodia Airports and the Overseas Investment Corp (OCIC) have shown progress in discussions on the development of a new Phnom Penh International Airport which is expected to be finished next year. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50687604/new-international-travel-hub-seeks-development-cooperation

Minister Chea Sophara presides over ceremony for new building

Minister Chea Sophara yesterday reportedly presided over a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new Land Management Ministry building on a three-hectare plot of land in the capital’s Sen Sok district. The ministry last week announced it will be relocating to the new premises ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50684881/minister-chea-sophara-presides-over-ceremony-for-new-building

More illegal buildings to be demolished in Sihanoukville

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall is warning residents the authorities will begin demolishing  nearly 30 illegally built houses along canals and sidewalks in Sihanoukville’s Buon commune after Provincial Governor Kuoch Chamroeun ordered them to do so this week. “Provincial authorities have sent a letter to 29 ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50682045/preah-sihanouk-authorities-to-clear-homes-for-flood-reduction

Chinese firms to build new PP airport

Three enterprises, all Chinese-owned, have been chosen to build the new airport that will service the Cambodian capital, the company in charge of the project said.​​ Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd said a total of five companies had entered the bidding process. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firms-build-new-pp-airport

Minister calls on construction companies to verify their work

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has called on all trade professionals that work in the construction sector to have their design and construction work verified. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679696/minister-calls-on-construction-companies-to-verify-their-work

Land Ministry toughens measures to guarantee safety at building sites

A day after officials were instructed to check construction projects nationwide, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction on Friday issued another directive to the relevant authorities and construction companies in the Kingdom to enforce the Law on Construction. The directive was issued ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-ministry-toughens-measures-guarantee-safety-building-sites

Gov’t urged to halt building collapses, protect workers

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have urged the government to take preventative measures and tougher action following a series of tragic building collapses that have claimed nearly 70 lives since last year. The call was made during a conference jointly organised by the Centre for Alliance ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-urged-halt-building-collapses-protect-workers

Kampong Speu shoe factory construction suspended: Governor

The construction of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu province’s Kong Pisei district has been suspended after local authorities ruled it has not been following technical standards. Officials in the Kingdom are scrambling to inspect completed and under-construction buildings to avoid collapses similar to what ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50677531/kampong-speu-shoe-factory-construction-suspended-governor

Kep death toll reaches 36, governor to keep position

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday said no official would be dismissed for the six-storey building collapse that killed 36 people and injured 23 others in Kep province on Friday. Hun Sen made the remarks as he wrapped up a rescue operation that took 43 ...

Voun Dara and Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kep-death-toll-reaches-36-governor-keep-position

Government wants developers to build more affordable homes

The government is urging more affordable housing development projects for lower and middle income people and the vulnerable because of rising demand from these groups. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673780/government-wants-developers-to-build-more-affordable-homes

Over 1,000 constructions inspected, 27 demolished

Authorities demolished 27 constructions that were found to have posed a high risk to safety. They ordered another 636 sites to sign contracts agreeing to comply with legal procedures this year, a government report said on Wednesday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-1000-constructions-inspected-27-demolished

Gov’t approves $9B worth of building projects in 2019

The government has approved more than $9 billion this year for capital investment in the construction sector, a nearly 80 per cent increase on last year, with most of the growth coming from projects in Sihanoukville, according to Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-approves-9b-worth-building-projects-2019

Casino investment boosts Kingdom’s construction sector

Increasing casino investment has brought the construction sector to provinces along Cambodia’s borders, World Bank (WB) senior economist for Cambodia Ly Sodeth said on Wednesday. In the latest WB Cambodia Economic Update (CEU) report published on Wednesday, Sodeth said that the construction sector has boomed in Banteay ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/casino-investment-boosts-kingdoms-construction-sector

Ministry: Construction workers must upskill

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training official Teang Sak on Wednesday urged the private sector to work with the government in improving the skills of workers to meet the needs of the fast-growing construction sector. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-construction-workers-must-upskill

Parties urged to resolve dispute over construction disturbance

The 20 families had filed a complaint with the authorities against Company China Construction, which was legally authorised to build a 52-storey building in Chamkarmon district’s Tonle Bassac commune in Phnom Penh. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-urged-resolve-dispute-over-construction-disturbance

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