Infrastructure

Kingdom joins int’l transport forum

Cambodia has joined the International Transport Forum (ITF) as the organisation’s 64th member country. Ministers of transport from the 63 current member states agreed to admit the Kingdom to the ITF on May 19 at their Summit in Leipzig, Germany. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-joins-intl-transport-forum

98% villages electrified but power used drops

The consumption of electricity in the country has dropped to just over 2,000 megawatts in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, causing a huge loss to the government. Cambodia has a capacity to supply about 3,800 megawatts. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077941/98-villages-electrified-but-power-used-drops/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-china-ink-railway-training-deal

$90 million-worth electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure in three provinces inaugurated

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has inaugurated substation transmission lines and distribution networks in Koh Kong, Kampong Cham, and Kratie provinces, built within the framework of a joint project with the French Development Agency (AFD). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073276/90-million-worth-electricity-transmission-and-distribution-infrastructure-in-three-provinces-inaugurated/

Kampong Speu residents blast Kampong Speu Provincial Department of Public Works and Transport Director

Criticisms have been levied against the Director of the Department of Public Works and Transport of Kampong Speu for the inaction despite roads in the province being heavily damaged. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501070632/kampong-speu-residents-blast-kampong-speu-provincial-department-of-public-works-and-transport-director/

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Express Way Set for July 2022 Completion

As of late April 2022, 90.95% of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway construction project has been completed, and it is expected to be open for public use in July. Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend and preside over its official opening ceremony. ...

Ivan Fredriech Cano
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501068708/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-express-way-set-for-july-2022-completion/

Kep province to build 2 ports under ADB project

Kep Provincial Administration plans to construct two standard ports for the fisheries and tourism sectors under a Asian Development Bank (ADB) project, which aims to develop these industries in the province. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501067972/kep-province-to-build-2-ports-under-adb-project/

Cambodia to study upgrade of existing railway to a high-speed railway from Poipet-Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville

Prime Minister Hun Sen , Head of the Royal Government has instructed the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to study the feasibility of improving the existing railway system in Cambodia into a high-speed railway. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501065341/cambodia-to-study-upgrade-of-existing-railway-to-a-high-speed-railway-from-poipet-phnom-penh-sihanoukville/

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park gets key support from China

China has been one of the key contributors to safeguarding, preserving and developing the famed Angkor Archaeological Park in northwest Cambodia’s Siem Reap province, officials said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501065260/cambodias-famed-angkor-archaeological-park-gets-key-support-from-china/

Five river port terminals due by November: minister

The TS11 multi-purpose port terminal on the Tonle Sap River in northern Phnom Penh is 85 per cent complete and is on track to be launched on July 1, with four more terminals to be opened by November, according to transport minister Sun Chanthol on ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/five-river-port-terminals-due-november-minister

Study on Bassac River-Kep sea waterway link finished

Cambodia and China are looking into the logistics of creating a connection between the Bassac River and the sea in Kep province to provide a viable alternative for waterway passenger and freight traffic to enter the Kingdom without passing through Vietnam, according to the transport ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/study-bassac-river-kep-sea-waterway-link-finished

Minister mulls blacklisting firm over National Road 2, 22

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has warned that a South Korean company that was awarded the contracts to construct stretches of National Roads 2 and 22 may be blacklisted from operating in the Kingdom after the ministry determined it had worked too ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-mulls-blacklisting-firm-over-national-road-2-22

Pilot flight launches at Koh Kong’s new airport

Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong province is operating a pilot flight to ensure full equipment functionality and staff capability before it applies for government licensing to officially operate. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pilot-flight-launches-koh-kongs-new-airport

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Air Asia target Cambodians for medical tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thai Air Asia have teamed up to attract up to 1,000 package tours of medical and wellness segments from Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501053629/tourism-authority-of-thailand-and-thai-air-asia-target-cambodians-for-medical-tourism/

Airport ‘not China landing base’

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned critics to refrain from viewing the new airport in Siem Reap province as part of China’s strategic capacity strengthening, as he reiterated Cambodia’s constitutional clause that prohibits the presence of foreign military on the Kingdom’s territory. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/airport-not-china-landing-base

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