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Infrastructure

Wall of fresh fish blocks Poipet border

Thai authorities withdrew a 700 percent import tax increase on Cambodian fish vendors on Thursday after the angered cart-pushers formed a wall of baskets teeming with fresh fish along a border checkpoint on Thursday in protest, according to Poipet authorities. ...

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Buth Kimsay
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/wall-of-fresh-fish-blocks-poipet-border-125741/

Emirates set to launch flights to Phnom Penh

Emirates Airlines will expand its presence in Cambodia by launching a daily passenger flight between Dubai and Phnom Penh, with a stopover in Yangon, as part of the Dubai-based carrier’s push into the region. ...

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Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/emirates-set-launch-flights-phnom-penh

SIM card sellers face crackdown

National Police officials have promised tough action against those who sell SIM cards without copying buyers’ national identity cards, saying the practice may have a dangerous impact on society. ...

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Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35713/sim-card-sellers-face-crackdown/

Poipet SEZ to import power

A special economic zone (SEZ) in Poipet City has decided to import electricity from Thailand to ensure a reliable power supply as it expects the influx of more factories and investment. ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35649/poipet-sez-to-import-power/

Cardamoms in power’s path

The Council of Ministers on Friday gave the green light for construction of a transmission line from Koh Kong province’s Stung Tatai hydropower dam to Phnom Penh, raising concerns from conservationists who fear the impact of cutting through largely untouched forest areas in the Southern Cardamoms. ...

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Ananth Baliga and Kong Meta
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cardamoms-powers-path

Cabinet approves power projects

The Cabinet of ministers approved on Friday two electricity development projects in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the kingdom. ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35605/cabinet-approves-power-projects/

Gray-market cars continue to deter potential investment

Germany’s car manufacturers are on edge as the U.K., their No. 1 importer, prepares to leave the E.U. And although expanding into Cambodia’s market is unlikely to ease their anxiety, German investors who gathered in Phnom Penh on Thursday said whatever potential might exist here was being obstructed by the roads remaining awash with gray-market cars. ...

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Hang Sokunthea
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/gray-market-cars-continue-to-deter-potential-investment-125321/

Slowdown in port container traffic

The Kingdom’s two main ports reported markedly slower growth in container traffic last year due to a fall in import traffic, although exports of garments and agricultural products continued to rise, according to newly released port data. ...

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Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/slowdown-port-container-traffic

Phone regulator issues ultimatum

The Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) issued a second directive on Wednesday to all mobile phone operators in the country instructing them to stop placing misleading advertisements in the media that could cause public confusion. ...

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Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35556/phone-regulator-issues-ultimatum/

Investors need stable, quality electricity

Stable and quality electricity is needed to attract additional high-value-added manufacturing to Cambodia, but the quality of electricity in the kingdom remains a challenge for investors as the manufacturing sector continues to diversify. ...

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Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35501/investors-need-stable--quality-electricity/

Industry leaders voice concern over sky-high cost of electricity

Private sector industry leaders speaking at an investment conference yesterday in the capital railed on the high cost of electrical power, which they said was sapping their competitiveness, while state officials offered assurances that state-backed power generation schemes would soon bring prices down. ...

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Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/industry-leaders-voice-concern-over-sky-high-cost-electricity

New Freedom Park gets new name

The new Freedom Park will open within the next three months and will be renamed Democracy Square, according to City Hall yesterday. ...

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Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35328/new-freedom-park-gets-new-name/

Telcos called to pay debts

Frustrated with the lack of compliance, the government has given the Kingdom’s mobile operators an ultimatum: declare their company revenue shares and settle all outstanding debts owed to the government by the end of the month or face swift and severe punitive action. ...

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Kali Kotoski and Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/telcos-called-pay-debts

Regulator gears up for mobile pricing showdown

Cambodia's telecommunications regulator yesterday stepped up efforts to avert a brewing price war between the country’s six mobile network operators, ordering the companies to submit profitability statements within the next 10 days and summoning all operators to a meeting at the end of the month where it will determine whether any laws have been breached and discuss possible punitive action. ...

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Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/regulator-gears-mobile-pricing-showdown

Water taxis for Phnom Penh

A waterway passenger transport service via the Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers will be launched next year, bringing hopes of eased traffic congestion in Phnom Penh and providing a new option for tourists. ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35259/water-taxis-for-phnom-penh/

Electric proposal Usage-based plan to lower power rates

Cambodia's electricity regulator is set to roll out seven new plans designed to reduce electricity fees beginning in April and through 2020, with some fees dropping as low as 480 riel per kilowatt hour. ...

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Yesenia Amaro and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/electric-proposal-usage-based-plan-lower-power-rates

JICA study on urban railway

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will conduct a feasibility study on building an urban railway in Phnom Penh, with the aim of developing a master plan to reduce traffic congestion in the capital. ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35210/jica-study-on-urban-railway/

Railway links construction date set

The government has set March next year as the date for the ground-breaking ceremony for the building of the rail link to Phnom Penh International Airport and Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSEZ). ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35106/railway-links-construction-date-set/

JICA support for logistics

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will continue to support the development of Cambodia’s logistics sector in its partnership with the government to reduce transport costs and strengthen the country’s logistics infrastructure. ...

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Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35010/jica-support-for-logistics/

Liftoff looms for the new Siem Reap airport

A new international airport for Siem Reap has come a step closer after a high-level technical working group was set up to work out the details. The government established the group after a proposal was submitted to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35028/liftoff-looms--for-the-new--siem-reap--airport/

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