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Infrastructure

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

Water shortages hit outer suburbs

Around 40,000 families in the Phnom Penh suburbs are expected to face water shortages in the dry season. To address the issue, the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has made provisions to provide water to them, a senior PPWSA official said. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-hit-outer-suburbs

Water authority asks for responsible consumption this ongoing dry season

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has called on residents in the city centre to use water responsibly in order to enable clean water to reach citizens living on the outskirts of the city who are plagued by low water pressure issues that can ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50826609/water-authority-asks-for-responsible-consumption-this-ongoing-dry-season/

Bridge across the Mekong in Kratie to begin construction within the year

The government is planning to build a bridge across the Mekong River linking Kratie and Kampong Thom provinces with construction said to start by the end of the year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50824722/bridge-across-the-mekong-in-kratie-to-begin-construction-within-the-year/

Container shortage, rising shipping costs takes bite out of mango exports

A global shortage of containers and rising shipping rates during the Covid-19 outbreak has driven up production costs for the Kingdom’s mangoes and eroded their competitiveness on the international market, according to two leading producers-cum-exporters. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/container-shortage-rising-shipping-costs-takes-bite-out-mango-exports

Bridge linking Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum to open for public soon

The Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge crossing the Mekong River connecting Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum provinces is set to be ready for use soon, with construction works almost 96 percent complete. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819963/bridge-linking-kampong-cham-and-tboung-khmum-to-open-for-public-soon/

Families face water shortage as Banteay Meanchey river dries up

More than 4,000 families in an urban area of Banteay Meanchey province’s Mongkol Borei district are facing clean water shortages as the Mongkol Borei River has dried up due to farmers over-pumping water to irrigate their dry-season rice crops, officials said. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-face-water-shortage-banteay-meanchey-river-dries

National Internet Gateway gets PM stamp of approval

Cambodia has approved the establishment of a “national internet gateway” (NIG) through which all of the Kingdom’s online traffic will be routed. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/national-internet-gateway-gets-pm-stamp-approval

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway construction 31.19 percent complete

Ministry of Public Works and Transport has affirmed that the construction of the country’s first-ever expressway from Phnom Penh capital to Sihanoukville of Preah Sihanouk province is 31.19 percent complete. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814925/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-expressway-construction-31-19-percent-complete/

Home toilet access improving

Five provinces in northeast Cambodia still have a high percentage of households without a toilet, while the majority of households in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, Battambang, Kandal, and Phnom Penh have access to toilets, according to the findings of the recent population census. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/home-toilet-access-improving

34 roads in Preah Sihanouk to open in April

Thirty-four roads in Sihanoukville are set to open in April ahead of the Khmer New Year holiday, as provincial officials urge contracted construction firms to accelerate their work to be completed as planned. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810348/34-roads-in-preah-sihanouk-to-open-in-april/

City’s clean water supplies to stabilise by by 2025

Drinking water supplies will stablise in Phnom Penh and Takmao town south of the capital over the next five years, thanks to new water treatment facilities coming on-line between now and 2025. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809588/citys-clean-water-supplies-to-stabilise-by-by-2025/

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/

Police warns of Classiscam cyber threat in Kingdom

The National Police’s Anti-Cyber Crime Department has called on social media users to be wary of messages advertising opportunities to win rewards after observing a recent increase in the proliferation of scams on platforms like Telegram and Facebook. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-warns-classiscam-cyber-threat-kingdom

5G ready to rocket once launch button hit

Super high-speed 5G technology is ready to roll out across Cambodia with the infrastructure enabling the technology already in place across the Kingdom’s five major cities, say observers.  With successful testing having occurred and the number of people with 5G-enabled devices growing daily, the only ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801705/5g-ready-to-rocket-once-launch-button-hit/

11 Provinces enjoy better sanitation and hygiene services

Thanks to Plan International Cambodia, some 1.5 million Cambodians in 11 provinces are now able to enjoy improved hygiene and sanitation services. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50800513/11-provinces-enjoy-better-sanitation-and-hygiene-services/

Expressway announced linking city centre to new Phnom Penh International Airport

Local conglomerate Overseas Cambodia Investment Corp (OCIC), the company behind the new Phnom Penh International Airport, has told Construction & Property Magazine that it will build an expressway (flyover) that will connect the city centre to the new airport. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50798316/expressway-announced-linking-city-centre-to-new-phnom-penh-international-airport/

European Union, Germany, France co-invest $115m in rural infrastructure

Representatives from the Cambodian government, the German development bank KfW, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) and the European Union (EU) have signed agreements for the financing of the RID4CAM (Rural Infrastructure Development for Cambodia) project, which aims to develop rural infrastructure in the central plain ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50796892/european-union-germany-france-co-invest-115m-in-rural-infrastructure/

Task force promulgates eco, health awareness

The ministries of Environment and Interior have jointly established a new working group to review and integrate sanitation and environmental measures into the so-called Safe Village/Commune policy.​​ The government hopes to inspire residents to address hygiene and solid waste management in communities nationwide. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/task-force-promulgates-eco-health-awareness

98% of villages nationwide electrified

The access to electricity has been promoted as planned as 98 percent of the total villages nationwide have been electrified. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793141/98-of-villages-nationwide-electrified/

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