Infrastructure

PM invites Chinese investors to put​ money into infra sector

Prime Minister Hun Manet has invited Chinese investors to invest in infrastructure projects in Cambodia as the government sees this as key to the country’s socio-economic development. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501442510/pm-invites-chinese-investors-to-put-money-into-infra-sector/

Cambodia expects over million EVs by next decade

Cambodia is expecting to have over a million electric two and three-wheelers in the country between 2030 and 2040 and about 100,000 electric cars between 2035 and 2042, according to the Electric Vehicle (EV) Roadmap for Charging Stations, released recently by the Ministry of Public ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501437127/cambodia-expects-over-million-evs-by-next-decade/

Water shortages to end in capital from February: PPWSA

Residents of Phnom Penh will no longer face water shortages from late February, as daily supply capacity is set to exceed one million cubic metres, according to the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA).​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-to-end-in-capital-from-february-ppwsa

Tourism, manufacturing, infra development to raise GDP to 6.4% in 2024

Manufacturing, the recovery of Cambodian tourism on the back of regional improvement, and infrastructure development are likely to boost gross domestic product (GDP) growth, projected at 6.4 percent this year, up from 5.5 percent in 2023. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/tourism-manufacturing-infra-development-to-raise-gdp-to-64-in-2024

PPAP’s net profit, revenue decline in 2023

Net profit for Phnom Penh Autonomous Port’s (PPAP) financial year ended December 31, 2023 (FY’23) sank 36.2 percent to $9.1 million from $14.3 million a year ago. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/ppaps-net-profit-revenue-decline-in-2023

Koh Rong int’l airport construction begins

State authorities have confirmed that the earthworks for the first phase of construction of the Koh Rong International Eco-Tourism Airport is now underway on the island. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427850/koh-rong-intl-airport-construction-begins/

Ministry, ADB prioritise water access, rural sanitation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development on transport infrastructure, water supply and sanitation. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-adb-prioritise-water-access-rural-sanitation

Gov’t okays for feasibility study on Mondulkiri Airport

The Royal Government of Cambodia has given the green light for an international consortium to initiate a feasibility study regarding the construction of a new airport in Ou Reang district of Mondulkiri province. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425635/govt-okays-for-feasibility-study-on-mondulkiri-airport/

Law to strengthen water transportation sector

A draft law on water transportation has been created to strengthen the sector and find solutions to serve national and international trade, while supporting national economic growth. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/law-to-strengthen-water-transportation-sector

New M’kiri airport to boost tourism, economy but deforestation concerns linger

The government has permitted private firm Focus Trans Global Venture Co Ltd (FTGV) to study the construction of a new airport in Mondulkiri province, northeast of Cambodia, as well as invest in a build, operate and transfer (BOT) model, the Office of the Council Minister ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/new-mkiri-airport-to-boost-tourism-economy-but-deforestation-concerns-linger/

Transport Minister: Funan Techo Canal Project to Begin Construction in Late 2024

The Tonle Bassac Navigation Road and Logistics System Project, commonly known as the “Funan Techo Canal” project, is scheduled to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony in the fourth quarter of 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425184/transport-minister-funan-techo-canal-project-to-begin-construction-in-late-2024/

Feasibility study on Mondulkiri airport greenlighted: Gov’t

Cambodia has authorised the FOCUS Consortium to initiate a feasibility study on an investment project for constructing a new airport in Mondulkiri province, envisioning it as part of a satellite town development initiative. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/feasibility-study-on-mondulkiri-airport-greenlighted-gov-t

Licences of 37 transport companies revoked

Thirty-seven transport and bus companies had their licences revoked by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) because they have failed to renew their business licences. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423053/licences-of-37-transport-companies-revoked/

Ministry discusses measures to improve rural roads

A meeting chaired by Minister of Rural Development Chhay Rithisen discussed measures to improve the quality of rural roads and infrastructure. ...

Som Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501417619/ministry-discusses-measures-to-improve-rural-roads/

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users highest in region

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users remains highest in the region, which in turn is contributing towards the increased cost of doing business, a World Bank study has pointed out.​​ ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501415854/cambodias-cost-of-electricity-to-industrial-users-highest-in-region/

PM says Japan reviewing proposal for bridge connecting PP and Kandal

Prime Minister Hun Manet has said that Japanese government is examining the possibility of helping the government to build a bridge across the Mekong River, connecting Phnom Penh City and Kandal province. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412206/pm-says-japan-reviewing-proposal-for-bridge-connecting-pp-and-kandal/

BRI projects not to lead Cambodia into debt trap

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) pioneered by China will not lead the country into a debt trap, Sun Chanthol, Deputy Prime Minister and First Vice President of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, said, dismissing the narrative about the adverse effects the BRI ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501399348/bri-projects-not-to-lead-cambodia-into-debt-trap/

China shares opportunities with Cambodia and world via Maritime Silk Road

The 187-km Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, built under the BRI, shortens the travel time between the capital city and the international deep-water seaport city of Sihanoukville from six hours to just two, said Sar Kackada, mayor of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398744/china-shares-opportunities-with-cambodia-and-world-via-maritime-silk-road/

National Road 5 to facilitate goods transport and enhance connectivity

Two key road sections of the National Road 5 linking Phnom Penh and Battambang province will play an important role in facilitating travel flows, goods transportation and enhancement of regional connectivity. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396473/national-road-5-to-facilitate-goods-transport-and-enhance-connectivity/

Physical infrastructure development remains a priority for Cambodia

Physical infrastructure development remains a main priority of the Royal Government of the 7th legislature of the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Dr Hun Manet at the inauguration ceremony of 246.15-kilometer-long portion of National Road (NR) No. 5 from PrekKdam in Kandal province to Battambang ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396746/physical-infrastructure-development-remains-a-priority-for-cambodia/

Balancing Cambodia’s power grid

Strengthening and modernizing Cambodia’s power grid is key to supporting the nation’s energy transition, while providing a sustainable and stable electricity supply, experts stated during a Clean Energy Week session. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/balancing-cambodias-power-grid

World Bank approves $163m water and sanitation project

According to a statement from the World Bank on November 22, to assist Cambodia in its efforts to strengthen water and sanitation services, the project will reach more than 175,000 people in the target provinces of Battambang, Pursat, Mondulkiri and Kandal. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/world-bank-approves-163m-water-and-sanitation-project

Cambodia to construct two more airports

Cambodia will add two more airports to the construction agenda in a bid to improve connectivity between the country and other tourism hubs in the world, said Mao Havannall, Minister in charge of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501394752/cambodia-to-construct-two-more-airports/

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