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Ministry boosts building inspections to improve safety

With Phnom Pehn’s skyline inching ever higher, the Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction has enhanced building inspections to improve the quality and safety of structures, as construction flaws or poor inspection of high-rises puts the public at risk. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147608/ministry-boosts-building-inspections-to-improve-safety/

Construction sector totaled $5.3b in 2021

Construction investment in Cambodia totaled $5.3 billion in 2021, mainly from China, South Korea, and Japan, according to the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. The ministry also revealed a total of 4,303 construction projects were approved by the government in 2021. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/construction-sector-totaled-53b-in-2021

$1.5b real estate project launches in Phnom Penh

Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group has launched a $1.5 billion real estate project in Phnom Penh, saying it will represent a new symbol of Cambodia’s high-quality life. ...

Penh Chamroeun
https://kiripost.com/stories/15b-real-estate-project-launches-in-phnom-penh

China launches $44.4b real estate fund

Cambodian analysts weighed in on China’s $44.4 billion real estate fund, banking on hopes that the program can raise funds to bankroll the purchase of unfinished buildings and complete their construction. ...

Penh Chamroeun
https://kiripost.com/stories/china-launches-444b-real-estate-fund

Second restoration phase of ancient hall at Reach Bo Pagoda kicks off

The Reach Bo pagoda’s ancient hall has received the second restoration phase under technical assistance and financial support from the APSARA National Authority. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501116178/second-restoration-phase-of-ancient-hall-at-reach-bo-pagoda-kicks-off/

Work starts on house for preserving Vietnamese martyrs’ remains in Cambodia

Construction of a house for preserving remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who had laid down their lives during wartime in Cambodia started in the Cambodian province of Battambang on July 13. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501113218/work-starts-on-house-for-preserving-vietnamese-martyrs-remains-in-cambodia/

1,000 unfinished constructions show aftermath of a ‘boom’

Aing Bunath acknowledges that local residents were getting a little greedy during Sihanoukville’s online gambling boom in recent years. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/1000-unfinished-constructions-show-aftermath-of-a-boom/

Restoration project of Central Terrace of Angkor Wat’s Causeway about 75 percent complete

The restoration project of a central terrace of Angkor Wat’s causeway, under the cooperation between the APSARA National Authority and Japan’s Sofia University, is now about 75 percent complete, said the APSARA National Authority in a news release this morning. ...

Construction project proposal approvals drop by 6.1 pct in Q1

As of the first quarter of 2022, the approval of construction project proposals decreased by 6.1 percent compared to the same period in 2021, according to economic and financial reports. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103344/construction-project-proposal-approvals-drop-by-6-1-pct-in-q1/

Second phase of Ta Ong bridge restoration completed

The restoration team of the APSARA National Authority has successfully completed the second phase of the Ta Ong Bridge restoration project despite some obstacles during the three months (March to June 2022) of work, said the authority in a news release this afternoon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501098091/second-phase-of-ta-ong-bridge-restoration-completed/

Three-phase port terminal construction project to boost Cambodia’s maritime transport sector

The three-phase construction of new port terminal at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port will boost Cambodia’s maritime transport sector, with the first phase set to begin by the end of 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090858/three-phase-port-terminal-construction-project-to-boost-cambodias-maritime-transport-sector/

Phnom Penh attracts 1,000 construction projects worth over $2.26 billion

Phnom Penh has so far attracted around 1,000 new investment projects covering a construction area of 4.63 million square metres, with an investment capital of over U$2.26 billion. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090915/phnom-penh-attracts-1000-construction-projects-worth-over-2-26-billion/

Restoration work on famed Angkor Wat’s Bakan tower in Cambodia almost completed

The restoration work on the southwest and northwest parts of the famed Angkor Wat’s Bakan tower in Cambodia has almost been completed, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501065290/restoration-work-on-famed-angkor-wats-bakan-tower-in-cambodia-almost-completed/

Minister: Permits needed ahead of all construction

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara has issued a letter banning architects and engineers from carrying out construction or demolition work without permits from the authorities. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-permits-needed-ahead-all-construction

Cambodia, EU discuss Eurocodes for construction design standards

Cambodia and EU have discussed the Eurocodes which facilitate the harmonisation of the service market in the construction sector, eliminating technical obstacles to trade. ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501047808/cambodia-eu-discuss-eurocodes-for-construction-design-standards/

Construction of Phnom Penh Logistics Center (PPLC) planned to commence In November

The construction of Phnom Penh Logistics Center (PPLC) is planned to kick off in November this year. The information was revealed by  Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport while receiving a courtesy call from Ambassador of Singapore to Cambodia Ms. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501031702/construction-of-phnom-penh-logistics-center-pplc-planned-to-commence-in-november/

Cambodia restoring three more Buddha statues at Bakan tower

Cambodia’s Apsara National Authority (ANA) is restoring another three Buddha statues at Bakan tower of the famed Angkor Wat in the northwestern Siem Reap Province after the previous one was restored, the authority said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501021690/cambodia-restoring-three-more-buddha-statues-at-bakan-tower/

Nearly 3,000 construction projects approved in first eight months of the year

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction approved a total of 2,901 construction proposals in the first eight months this year, a year-on-year decrease of 13 percent. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50947979/nearly-3000-construction-projects-approved-in-first-eight-months-of-the-year/

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