Infrastructure

Expressway Residents Cut Fence to Sell Food to Motorists

Final checks ahead of Saturday’s Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway opening have found residents cutting barbed wire fencing so they can graze cows by the road and sell food to motorists, the Transport Ministry said. ...

Keat Soriththeavy
https://vodenglish.news/expressway-residents-cut-fence-to-sell-food-to-motorists/

Stay off capital-Sihanoukville expressway till Oct, drivers told

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has once again called on drivers to stop using the Phnom Penh-Preah Sihanouk Expressway as the highway has not been officially opened to the public. The scheduled opening date is set for this coming October. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stay-capital-sihanoukville-expressway-till-oct-drivers-told

Sar Kheng: Investigations show trafficking complaints ‘95% true’

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said the government has spent more than $200 million building infrastructure in Preah Sihanouk province in order to attract investment and increase tax revenues – not to let it slide into a morass of illegal gambling and, even worse, crimes. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-investigations-show-trafficking-complaints-95-true

Royal Railway Plc gets approval for issuance of bond

Train operator Royal Railway Plc, a subsidiary of local conglomerate Royal Group of Companies Ltd, has received “approval in principle” from the Council of the Non-Banking Financial Services Authority (NBFSA) to issue a bond worth about $10 million on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), which ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/royal-railway-plc-gets-approval-issuance-bond

FinTech workshop responds to growth in digital economy

As more Cambodians tap into the benefits of mobile banking, the Ministry of Economy and Finance is preparing to host a workshop to address the role of the banking sector and FinTech in Cambodia’s digital economy. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/fintech-workshop-responds-to-growth-in-digital-economy

PATHMAZING to lead management and fundraising For SEA Games 2023

PATHMAZING Inc, a Cambodian company-led consortium, has been given full rights to provide Games Management system “GMS” and act as a one window service to raise funds for the Southeast East Asian Games 2023, which Cambodia is gearing up to host for the first time. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/pathmazing-to-lead-management-and-fundraising-for-sea-games-2023

SSEZ imports, exports surpass $1.7B in January-August

The volume of imports and exports handled at the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) clocked in at $1.749 billion in the first eight months of 2022, marking a 27.39 per cent rise year-on-year from $1.373 billion, according to the operator. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ssez-imports-exports-surpass-17b-january-august

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trials-sewage-monitor-robot

Cambodia shows interest in Phnom Penh metro

A proposed elevated system has been scrapped in favour an underground metro. The government of Cambodia has indicated that it favours the construction of an underground metro in Phnom Penh to improve public transport within the capital and the surrounding Kandal province, instead of an ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151255/cambodia-shows-interest-in-phnom-penh-metro/

Council of Ministers endorses new postal policy

The Council of Ministers on September 9 endorsed the “Draft 2022-2030 Cambodia Postal Development Policy”. The policy is aimed at solving public challenges amid increasing demand of internet usage and postal service. ...

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/council-ministers-endorses-new-postal-policy

PM calls for free transport during Pchum Ben

Aiming to avoid a rise in taxi costs, Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged Phnom Penh City Hall to provide free transport to people during the Pchum Ben festival, as was done before Covid-19. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-calls-for-free-transport-during-pchum-ben

Capital-S’ville expressway 96% done; pilot launch date announced soon

The Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is currently 96.6 per cent complete, with the start date of the pilot launch to be announced this month, according to Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Heang Sotheayut. ...

Chea Sokny and Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-sville-expressway-96-done-pilot-launch-date-announced-soon

More than 150 families in Svay Rieng province ask local authorities to help resolve land issues

More than 150 families in Men Chey commune, Romduol district, Svay Rieng province, ask commune authorities to help resolve land issues after claiming they were affected by a canal development project of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology in the area. ...

Pa Sokheng and Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/09/07/svay-rieng-families-ask-authorities-to-resolve-land-issues/

Committee to oversee new airport agreements

Prime Minister Hun Sen has established an inter-ministerial committee to review ongoing and new agreements for Phnom Penh International and Sihanoukville International Airports. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/committee-to-oversee-new-airport-agreements

Rising flight prices impact tourism rebound

The rising price of air tickets are impacting Cambodia’s tourism rebound, which was hit hard by Covid-19, businesses said on Tuesday. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/rising-flight-prices-impact-tourism-rebound

Future plans to create subways to ease capital’s traffic unveiled

Transport in Phnom Penh is slated for vast improvement in the future as plans to construct subways are unveiled. However, skytrains to connect the capital with other provinces have been ruled out. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/future-plans-to-create-subways-to-ease-capitals-traffic-unveiled

Phnom Penh builds two more flyovers to mitigate traffic congestion

Two more flyovers will be built in Phnom Penh by Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC), a local construction company, with a total estimated cost of about $46.77 million to ease travel and transport in the capital. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501142978/phnom-penh-builds-two-more-flyovers-to-mitigate-traffic-congestion/

Clampdown on illegal online lending

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said on Thursday they have joined forces with police to take legal action against those involved in fraudulent online lending saying it is a crime, and urged the public to contact official financial institutions when borrowing money. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/clampdown-on-illegal-online-lending

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