Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport

Diversion of National Road No. 10 to bypass Cardamom Mountain to cost $60 million

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, said that the construction of National Road No. 10 needs to increase the budget by nearly $60 million to divert the road so as not to damage the Cardamom Mountains, damage the environment and affect wildlife sanctuaries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50946080/diversion-of-national-road-no-10-to-bypass-cardamom-mountain-to-cost-60-million/

Ministry of Public Works sells $ 61 million in special license plate and personal plate numbers

Ministry of Public Works and Transport said that the sale of special license plate numbers and personal license plate numbers for cars totaled more than 180,000 license plates, including with a total budget of more than $ 61 million in the first nine months of ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-10-01-0856-224490.html

Six more garbage collection machines installed to stop floods

The Phnom Penh Department of Public Work and Transport (PPDPWT) has received six garbage collecting machines to remove trash which block the free flow of water from canals into the river, thereby causing floods.​ ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928386/six-more-garbage-collection-machines-installed-to-stop-floods/

Cambodia welcomes help from all countries for infrastructure

Minister of Public Works Sun Chanthol said Cambodia welcomes help from all “friend countries” to assist its infrastructure development projects, citing the Kingdom does not discriminate against any countries who wish to help Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926189/cambodia-welcomes-help-from-all-countries-for-infrastructure/

Public Works Ministry sets up live broadcast on Facebook to answer people’s concerns

The Ministry of Public Works will debut its first live show on Facebook today to allow people to air concerns over issues with the ministry’s competence. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50925308/public-works-ministry-sets-up-live-broadcast-on-facebook-to-answer-peoples-concerns/

$580,000 field laboratory for quality roads

A groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday by the Ministry of Public Works to construct a $580,000 field laboratory at the Techo Sen Institute of Public Works and Transport.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917225/580000-field-laboratory-for-quality-roads/

Ring road restoration nears completion

The Ministry of Public Works has completed 90% of the 100-kilometre restoration of Provincial Road 63, a ring road through Preah Vihear to the Thai and Laos borders. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50913323/ring-road-restoration-nears-completion/

Tightening road traffic laws with amendments to improve safety

The Ministry of Public Works is in the midst of getting feedback and input from all relevant officials and stakeholders to amend the existing traffic law to tighten all loopholes to improve road safety and strengthen enforcement measures. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50909695/tightening-road-traffic-laws-with-amendments-to-improve-safety/

Nat’l Road 4 to be widened

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is in the final stages of project planning for the widening of National Road 4 from 7m to 10m. The project is scheduled to last 24 months from 2022 to 2023. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-road-4-be-widened

Cambodia Co-chairs 19th ASEAN-Japan STOM Leaders conference

Senior Transport Officials Meeting (STOM) Leaders of ASEAN and Japan gathered in their 19th Conference held on July 13 via Videoconference. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893994/cambodia-co-chairs-19th-asean-japan-stom-leaders-conference/

Kampot province’s tourism seaport construction falls further behind schedule

The construction of  Kampot province’s tourism seaport near Kampot city is behind schedule courtesy of a second delay attributable to the pandemic, says a report from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891686/kampot-provinces-tourism-seaport-construction-falls-further-behind-schedule/

Third Ring Road 50 percent complete

The construction of the $300 million third ring road was 50 percent complete as of early May and is scheduled to be finished next year, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s spokesman Heang Sotheayuth. The 52 kilometre road stretches from National Road ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857557/third-ring-road-50-percent-complete/

ADB asked to craft game plan for monorail, subway

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on April 6 asked the Metro Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help devise strategies for monorail and subway projects planned for Phnom Penh. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-asked-craft-game-plan-monorail-subway

New multi-purpose sea port set for Koh Kong

The government plans to rebuild the derelict old Dang Tong Port in Koh Kong province into a medium-sized multi-purpose seaport at a cost of $1.5 million to spur waterway trade with Thailand, a senior public works official said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-multi-purpose-sea-port-set-koh-kong

Sihanoukville wastewater facility nearly complete

The Ministry of Public Works said on Saturday that the construction of a wastewater treatment plant in Sihanoukville is 93 percent complete. Minister of Public Works Sun Chanthol said during an inspection visit that the wastewater treatment plant will enhance the image of the coastal ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50811473/sihanoukville-wastewater-facility-nearly-complete/

National Road 10 project construction on track

National Road 10, which will link Battambang to Koh Kong province, is now 43.75 percent complete and scheduled to open for traffic in 2023. This was announced by the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport Bong Bun Hourn following an ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807538/national-road-10-project-construction-on-track/

Ministry moves to pen accord to develop major logistics hub

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport plans to finalise a draft on “Framework Agreement” for the Phnom Penh Logistics Centre (PPLC) development project soon, leading to a signing with the developer, according to minister Sun Chanthol. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-moves-pen-accord-develop-major-logistics-hub

Over 3,000km of roads funded by China loans, says minister

Chinese companies have built more than 3,000km of roads and eight major bridges with total length of more than 8km for the Kingdom, funded by concessional loans from the Chinese government in excess of $3 billion, Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chantol said ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/over-3000km-roads-funded-china-loans-says-minister

Speculation fears over location of new ring road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) held consultations to decide the location of National Ring Road 4 around Phnom Penh. Once complete, it is expected to ease traffic and freight transportation. But the location of the project is being kept under wraps to ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775152/speculation-fears-over-location-of-new-ring-road/

Ministry speeding up draft port law

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has convened a meeting to discuss the speeding up of the draft port law. The law is expected to play a crucial role in management and development of port, promotion of national and international trade, order maintenance, facilitation ...

Lim Nary/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773840/ministry-speeding-up-draft-port-law/

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