Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport

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.​ ...

Lay Samean

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 ...

Hin Pisei

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

Kingdom, China ink railway training deal

A Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) and public Beijing-based university have teamed up to provide technical training to Cambodian students and other participants, and develop their expertise in the railway industry, as the Kingdom moves to modernise its rail infrastructure, according to the transport ministry. ...

May Kunmakara

Ministry to promote use of electric vehicles

To promote electric vehicles or EVs in the country, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport is to showcase for the first time different electric vehicles and related technology later this week in Phnom Penh. ...

Chea Vanyuth

$110 million from World Bank to improve National Road Number four to Sihanoukville

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has begun construction and improvement of National Road 4 (NR4) under a  $110 million in financing from the World Bank, aiming to meet the current traffic growth. ...

Khmer Times Staff

More bridge and road projects soon

The Public Works Ministry plans to build two more bridges, one across the Mekong river in Kratie province and one across the Bassac river in Chak Angre Krom commune, in Phnom Penh. The ministry also plans to rebuild or upgrade several inter-provincial national roads. ...

Tin Sokhavuth

Siem Reap 38 road infrastructure project 90 percent completed

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport and Permanent Deputy Chairman of the 38-Road Infrastructure Project, accompanied Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense to inspect the construction site, pavement, AC concrete, drainage system of 38 road infrastructure project in Siem Reap ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia is studying to reduce the tax rate for electric cars by 50% to encourage people to use

In an interview with CNBC on the current plans, connections and future of transportation in Cambodia on November 12, 2021, Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, said that the launch of Electric vehicles (EVs) are in the early stages of development in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry of Public Works registers road systems nationwide

The Ministry of Public Works has started the registration of road systems nationwide to ensure the efficient management of repair and maintenance work. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodia hosts 52nd ASEAN STOM

Cambodia is hosting the 52nd ASEAN Senior Transport Officials Meeting (STOM) and Related Dialogue Partners Meetings on Nov. 2-3 via videoconference. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

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

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

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

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