Infrastructure

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/

Vegetables left to spoil on Kandal farms as farmers can’t find buyers

Farmers in Kandal province say they each have thousands of dollars worth of vegetables spoiling in their fields because they can’t find buyers. In Sa’ang district, an area known for vegetable growing, salad greens farmer Tai Song, 35, said growers all around were unable to find ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/vegetables-left-to-spoil-on-kandal-farms-as-farmers-cant-find-buyers/

Koh Rong Island road project 30% done: Royal Group chair

Royal Group of Companies Ltd chairman Kith Meng has announced that the development of 70km of concrete roads on Koh Rong Island is about 30 per cent complete, with construction having begun in mid-July and proceeding on schedule since then. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-rong-island-road-project-30-done-royal-group-chair

Over 3,000km of roads funded by China loans, says minister

Chinese companies have built more than 3,000km of roads and eight major bridges with total length of more than 8km for the Kingdom, funded by concessional loans from the Chinese government in excess of $3 billion, Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chantol said ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/over-3000km-roads-funded-china-loans-says-minister

38 Roads project to modernise Siem Reap City and tourism

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that the construction of 38 roads in Siem Reap will modernise the city and improve the tourism experience in this renowned travel destination. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787815/38-roads-project-to-modernise-siem-reap-city-and-tourism/

Royal Railway and Cambodian government talks still on track

Negotiations are still under way between Royal Railway Cambodia and the Cambodian Government on implementing a new concession agreement designed to improve Cambodia’s railway systems as well as keeping the infrastructure running in an orderly manner.​ ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779061/royal-railway-and-cambodian-government-talks-still-on-track/

Speculation fears over location of new ring road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) held consultations to decide the location of National Ring Road 4 around Phnom Penh. Once complete, it is expected to ease traffic and freight transportation. But the location of the project is being kept under wraps to ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775152/speculation-fears-over-location-of-new-ring-road/

Ministry speeding up draft port law

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has convened a meeting to discuss the speeding up of the draft port law. The law is expected to play a crucial role in management and development of port, promotion of national and international trade, order maintenance, facilitation ...

Lim Nary/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773840/ministry-speeding-up-draft-port-law/

Protests over reclamation of Takeo ponds

Nearly 700 people have filed a petition to protest the removal of Tram Khnar pond and Khmeng pond over a total area of over three hectares located in Bati district, Takeo province. The protest comes after residents learned that a private company is trying to ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772155/protests-over-reclamation-of-takeo-ponds/

Koh Pich-Koh Norea bridge construction to start in late October

The construction of a bridge connecting Koh Pich satellite city in Phnom Penh to the Koh Norea development area in the capital’s Khan Chbar Ampov will begin on 26 October 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771586/koh-pich-koh-norea-bridge-construction-to-start-in-late-october-2/

Phase 4 pipeline installation ready for flood protection

The underground installation of the interceptor pipeline system has been completed for the Phnom Penh Flood Protection and Drainage Improvement Project Phase 4. Meanwhile, the rest of the construction is on track and expected to be fully complete by 2021, according to Japan International Cooperation ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763050/phase-4-pipeline-installation-ready-for-flood-protection/

Czechs launch water, sanitation project in Kampong Chhnang

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Cambodia is launching a four-year project to improve water and sanitation to help 9,662 families in two districts in Kampong Chhnang province. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/czechs-launch-water-sanitation-project-kampong-chhnang

Good news for clean-energy traffic

TADA, Cambodia’s fastest-growing ride-hailing app, plans to invest $20 million to produce electric tuktuks within the framework of clean energy development. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762627/good-news-for-clean-energy-traffic/

Cambodia’s plan to establish internet gateway raises concerns

The Cambodian government has proposed the establishment of a national internet gateway to control and monitor online traffic, drawing concerns among rights groups and businesses. The proposal was detailed in a July sub-decree titled the “Establishment of the National Internet Gateway (NIG)”. The sub-decree, obtained by ...

Phorn Bopha
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-s-plan-to-establish-internet-gateway-raises-concerns/5570653.html

PM releases $150 million for road infrastructure in Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced a $150 million budget to build 38 roads in Siem Reap province that will improve people’s livelihoods and boost national economic growth after the COVID-19 ends. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760761/pm-releases-150-million-for-road-infrastructure-in-siem-reap/

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