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Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Battambang landfill is officially inaugurated to participate in the development of sanitation
Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, presided over the handover and official inauguration ceremony of a large landfill in Battambang city of Urban Environment Management in the Tonle Sap Phase 2 Project under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Transport minister backs Siem Reap electric bus study
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has expressed its support a pre-feasibility study on the use of electric buses in Siem Reap town and province. The case study, which was prepared by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), will be used as model for ...
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 ...
Pornmoniroth stresses economic growth, living standards
To enhance competitiveness, economic growth and Cambodian living standards, Minister of Economy and Finance (MEF) Aun Pornmoniroth shared inputs and issued directions to promote public work and the transportation sector at the result summary and work direction conference of the Ministry of Public Work and ...
Minister urges fast-track on study for S Reap expressway
The transport minister on February 15 requested a fast-track on a feasibility study of a new expressway connecting Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, to sign a deal for the project by the end of the third quarter. Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol ...
Transport ministry registers over 700 EVs
Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said that from last year to the present the ministry had registered more than 700 electric vehicles (EV). The ministry will continue to promote EV use as a meansa to reduce environmental pollution. ...
New National Road 4-Bokor road nearing usability
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced that more than 40km of the space for the 61km new road has been cleared. The road will connect Bokor National Park to National Road 4. ...
Chanthol, UK envoy discuss infrastructure projects
UK ambassador to Cambodia Dominic Williams invited the leadership of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to participate in a January 26 consultation of several developmental projects, including a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) project for Phnom Penh. ...
Ministry to build bus terminal on the outskirts of Phnom Penh
Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said that his ministry will build a bus terminal on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to boost the public transportation in collaboration with the private sector. ...
Limit to be set on age of imported cars
As part of a road safety drive, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Ministry of Interior have set the lifespan of used vehicles allowed to be imported into Cambodia to reduce accidents and protect the environment. ...
Third expressway to connect Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
A third expressway connecting Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province is being mooted, with four companies expressing interest with the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation to carry out construction. ...
Transport ministry plays host to green logistics conference
Officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport attended the 4th Green Logistics Partnership Conference 2022 to discuss and share experiences formulating environmentally friendly policies and implementing them, talk about challenges related to the green logistics sector and work on developing goals and action ...
Bridge inspect tech deployed
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport provided new laboratory equipment to the provincial administrations of Siem Reap, Pursat, Kratie and Preah Sihanouk for for detailed analysis of rocks and soil ahead of construction projects. ...
Special number plates net $82M in six years
In six years, from September 2016 to September 2022, Cambodia’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport managed to sell 225,171 special and personalized car registration number plates earning $82,418,125. ...
Nearly 9,000 vehicles travel on Cambodia’s 1st expressway on 1st day of trial opening
Nearly 9,000 vehicles traveled on Cambodia’s first-ever expressway on the first day of its opening for trial use on Saturday, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) said in a news release on Sunday. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway opens to public on one-month trial
The $2-billion-worth Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway will be put on trial use for the whole month of October. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Construction on Covid jab plant starts in Nov
A senior Ministry of Health official has said construction on Cambodia’s first Covid-19 vaccine packaging plant is to start in November. Set on an area of around 5ha, the facility is to meet the vaccine needs of everyone living in the Kingdom. ...
Ministry opens third public EV charger – in central Siem Reap
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on September 14 inaugurated its third public electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosk, this time in central Siem Reap town, raising hopes for the wide adoption of the alternative fuel vehicles going forward. A ministry statement issued in conjunction ...
Ministry trials sewage monitor robot
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has embraced modern technology and launched the Kingdom’s first robotic drain monitoring device. The machine will be used to investigate the insides of sewers and drains. ...
Lay Samean and Fin Frida
MPWT, World Bank discuss infrastructure development in Cambodia
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) and the World Bank have discussed road infrastructure development projects and wastewater treatment plants in Cambodia. ...
Khmer Times Staff