Pay gap in construction sector attributed to ‘skill’

Approximately 35 per cent of Cambodia’s 250,000 construction workers are women, according to Sok Kin, president of the Building and Wood Workers Trade Union Federation of Cambodia (BWTUC). ...

Kim Sarom

New interior ministry HQ inaugurated

The Ministry of Interior’s new headquarters was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Hun Manet on November 6. The facility was completed in just under two years, at a cost of approximately $60 million. ...

Post Staff

Restoration team shows commitment to restoring ancient temples using traditional techniques

The restoration team shows commitment to restoring ancient temples using traditional techniques, said the APSAR National Authority in a news release yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Construction of Techo International Airport over 50 percent completed

The construction of Techo International Airport is now over 50 percent complete for the first phase and is expected to put into operation in 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Real estate and construction sector needs reform to thrive

A White Book on Real Estate & Construction 2023 has made a raft of recommendations to enable the sector to thrive, ranging from building co-ownership, hazardous materials regulations, financial regulations, transparency on property transfer, to stronger regulatory enforcement. ...

Rov Hongseng

Koh Kong’s first int’l seaport set for launch

Koh Kong province’s first international seaport, invested in and developed by Koh Kong Port Management Co Ltd, is scheduled to launch in the second half of the year, as a number of linked infrastructure works reach completion, according to provincial governor Mithona Phoutong. ...

Hin Pisei

Construction contract inked for $1.5B Kampot port

Kampot Logistics and Port Co Ltd (KLP) on May 5 signed a construction contract with Chinese state-backed China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) for a $1.5 billion multi-purpose port in Kampot province’s Bokor town. ...

Post Staffs

Spending on capital’s new airport nears $700M: SSCA

Nearly $700 million has been spent on the new $1.5 billion Techo International Airport (TIA), the main construction work on which has reached 46 per cent as of March 31, motivated by positive tourism growth, according to a senior civil aviation official. ...

Rann Reuy

New International Airport in Siem Reap province project 90 percent complete

Construction of the Angkor Siem Reap International Airport is now 90 percent complete as the construction firm is accelerating its work so that the official launch can be held as planned in October. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia urges Thailand to expedite construction of border admn facility

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) of the Royal Government of Cambodia has urged its Thailand counterpart to expedite the construction of its administrative building at the Steung Bat-Ban Nong Ian International Border and prepare relevant documents so that both parties can open ...

Kang Sothear

Sihanoukville to inject life into abandoned buildings

There are 400 abandoned  buildings in Sihanoukville and authorities want to do something about the eyesore. Preah Sihanouk Governor Kuoch Chamroeun said Sihanoukville has 1,006 high-rise buildings of which 359 were unfinished and abandoned. ...

Son Minea

Restoration work of West Top Temple to complete soon

APSARA National Authority in collaboration with the Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties of Japan is working to complete the restoration of the central tower of the West Top Temple in the next four to five months, announced the authority’s news release yesterday morning. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Restoration work on Angkor Thom’s Takav Gate completed

The restoration work on the Takav Gate in the western part of Angkor Thom temple in the famed Angkor Archeological Park in northwest Cambodia’s Siem Reap province has been 100 percent completed, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) said in a news release on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Techo International Airport construction progress on track

The construction of Cambodia’s new international airport has been on track on its construction progress, according to government officials and will soon be 50 percent completed. State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) spokesman and undersecretary of state Sin Chansereyvutha spoke to local news and gave ...

Khmer Times Staff

Restoration of Banteay Samre Temple’s terrace starts

The APSARA National Authority, in collaboration with the GIZ of Germany, has kick-started the restoration of the terrace of the Banteay Samre Temple in Siem Reap province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PP-Poipet high-speed train will cost $4b

Construction of the Phnom Penh-Poipet high-speed railway will cost more than $4 billion and take about four years to complete. ...

Mao Sreypich

Work on Cambodian capital new airport expected to finish in 2024

The construction work on a Chinese-built new Phnom Penh international airport, formally known as the Techo International Airport, is expected to be completed in 2024, a spokesman said on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Work starts on 108-meter-tall Buddha statue in Cambodia

Cambodia on Wednesday started to construct a 108-meter-tall Buddha statue on the top of Bokor Mountain here in the country’s southwestern coastal province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

2,534 high-rise buildings completed by 2022

According to a study issued on December 27, the Ministry of Management stated that from 2000 until November this year, 2,534 high-rise structures were constructed, including 1,674 in Phnom Penh, 685 in Sihanoukville, 131 in Banteay Meanchey, and 43 in other places. Among the high-rise buildings, ...

Mao Sreypich

Condo oversupply persists amid low FDI and foreign buyers

Total foreign direct investment (FDI) to the real estate sector peaked at $3.6 billion in the years preceding Covid-19, where half of the approved investments was backed by Chinese investors. In 2019 alone, FDI financing in the property and real estate development in Cambodia stood around ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

China funds construction of 30 roads in Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen has spoken highly of the key contribution of China to the connectivity in Cambodia by financing the construction of 30 roads across the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Japan provides $186,856 for constructing bridge and rehabilitating irrigation facilities

The Government of Japan will provide $186,856 to support the construction of a bridge in Kampong Speu province and the rehabilitation of irrigation facilities in Kampong Cham province, under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (“KUSANONE” Grant). ...

Khmer Times Staff

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