Infrastructure

Cambodia’s ranking as a logistics hub remains ‘stable’

Cambodia’s ranking has slightly improved in this year’s global index of emerging logistics markets, rising one notch compared with the same survey last year from 42 to 41 among 50 countries included in the study. ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692512/cambodias-ranking-as-a-logistics-hub-remains-stable

Push for more toilets on track

An official from the Ministry of Rural Development said on Monday that as of last year, 80 per cent of Cambodians had toilets to use and 65 per cent had access to clean drinking water. The Kingdom aims for all Cambodians to have access to clean ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/push-more-toilets-track

Rural Development Ministry to fast track anti-overloading regulation

The Ministry of Rural Development announced its plans to coordinate with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to amend some sub-decrees which will allow for its involvement in preventing heavy vehicles from using and damaging rural roads. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692034/rural-development-ministry-to-fast-track-anti-overloading-regulation

Construction of Samlot-Koh Kong road to begin in March

Construction work on the new National Road No.10 connecting Battambang to Koh Kong is scheduled to begin in March, with the ground-breaking ceremony to be presided over by Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50691532/construction-of-samlot-koh-kong-road-to-begin-in-march

Internet safety push begins

Action Pour Les Enfants (Aple) has joined forces with the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) and several ministries to promote a safer internet experience for the young.​ ‘Safer Internet, Social Morality and Family Values’ is a campaign that aims to encourage safe and positive use ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/internet-safety-push-begins

Cambodia’s power supply up nearly 30 percent as demand increases

Because of the increasing demand for power consumption and a rise in development activies, power supply in the Kingdom has increased sharply, according to a report by the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50690046/cambodias-power-supply-up-nearly-30-percent-as-demand-increases

Nearly 93 pct of Cambodia's villages have access to electricity: ministry

About 92.68 percent, or 13,131 villages of Cambodia’s total villages, had access to electricity by the end of 2019, a Mines and Energy Ministry’s report showed on Tuesday. ...

Xin Hua Staff
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-02/11/c_138774566.htm

CDC unveils system to manage imports

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has announced a new service that aims to facilitate imports for investment projects, according to an announcement issued on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-unveils-system-manage-imports

Cambodia-Thailand railway a stop nearer being ready

Cambodian and Thailand railway authorities will meet on Friday for final discussions on cross-border rail transportation between the nations. Ly Borin, under-secretary of state of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, told Khmer Times yesterday that an agreement on cross-border rail transportation had been ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50689585/cambodia-thailand-railway-a-stop-nearer-being-ready

Transport ministry reaps benefits of personal plates

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has generated some $2 million from the sale of personalised number plates since it launched the service last month. From January 7 to February 4, the ministry had sold 468 such plates to vehicle owners throughout the country, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/transport-ministry-reaps-benefits-personal-plates

New Phnom Penh Airport cost estimated at $1.5 billion

Cambodia Airports and the Overseas Investment Corp (OCIC) have shown progress in discussions on the development of a new Phnom Penh International Airport which is expected to be finished next year. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50687604/new-international-travel-hub-seeks-development-cooperation

Mondulkiri Airport will aid plans for biggest eco-tourism region in Cambodia

Mondulkiri province has been flagged for transformation into the biggest agro- and eco-tourism destination in Cambodia, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. A feasibility study includes upgrading an airport for the capital, Sen Monorom, for domestic and international destinations. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50687605/airport-will-aid-plans-for-biggest-eco-tourism-region-in-cambodia

Transport minister answers questions on road quality

Speaking before the Supreme Consultation Forum on Wednesday, Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol admitted his ministry’s shortcomings in the management of public construction works that have contributed to the fast deterioration of local roads. The Supreme Consultation Forum summoned Sun Chanthol to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/transport-minister-answers-questions-road-quality

State TV broadcasts to go digital

The Ministry of Information will convene a meeting with the ministries of Posts and Telecommunications; and Economy and Finance, on Wednesday to review the progress of changing state analogue television broadcasts to digital. Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith on Monday chaired a meeting at the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/state-tv-broadcasts-go-digital

Vehicle checks hit the road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has released a schedule for mobile vehicle checks in 14 provinces where there are no official inspection centres. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the ministry said such mobile inspection services will provide convenience for those living in ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vehicle-checks-hit-road

PM seeks Japan’s help in developing blockchain tech

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday met a Japanese delegation at the Peace Palace to discuss strengthening bilateral cooperation, especially in the development of blockchain technology. In the morning, Mr Hun Sen met with the delegation headed by Kozo Yamamoto, a member of the House of ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680516/pm-seeks-japans-help-in-developing-blockchain-tech

Authorities dismantle stalls on Otres Beach

Some 62 Otres Beach stall owners plan to petition Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Ministry of Interior for a resolution after the Preah Sihanouk provincial authority dismantled their stalls on Wednesday, with some having been owned for more than 20 years. Preah Sihanouk Provincial ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-dismantle-stalls-otres-beach

Embassy seeks further inroads into Thailand’s retail market

Cambodia is seeking to display more of its products in supermarkets across Thailand to reduce the trade deficit with its neighbour. Cambodian Ambassador to Thailand Ouk Sorphorn asked Thailand’s Siam Piwat Company Limited to distribute Cambodian goods in its Iconsiam and Siam Paragon retail outlets. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/embassy-seeks-further-inroads-thailands-retail-market

Chinese firms to build new PP airport

Three enterprises, all Chinese-owned, have been chosen to build the new airport that will service the Cambodian capital, the company in charge of the project said.​​ Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd said a total of five companies had entered the bidding process. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firms-build-new-pp-airport

Malaysian firms keen in wastewater treatment and eco-tourism: Ambassador

Malaysian firms are interested in investing in wastewater treatment and eco-tourism in the Kingdom, sectors in line with the country’s bid to boost bilateral trade and strengthen ties with the Kingdom. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679775/malaysian-firms-keen-in-wastewater-treatment-and-eco-tourism-ambassador

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