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Infrastructure

South Korea-Funded Civil Aviation Training Center Inaugurated

A civil aviation training center was launched in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, three years after an agreement was signed with South Korea to fund the construction of the new facility. ...

 

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Hang Sokunthea
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/s-korea-funded-civil-aviation-training-center-inaugurated-126918/

Air cargo volume soars again

For the second straight year Cambodia has proven to be one of the world’s most dynamic markets for air freight shipments, with growth in cargo volume exceeding both global and regional averages. ...

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Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/air-cargo-volume-soars-again

TRC curbs phone service offers

A new deadline has been set for mobile operators Cellcard, Smart and Metfone to stop their promotional money exchange program by March 30, according to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication. ...

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Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36631/trc-curbs-phone-service-offers/

Beer tops advertising budgets

Beer advertising is one of the fastest growing advertising segments in the Kingdom, though just as people often struggle to keep track of how many beers they have put away, the amount that local breweries and distributors actually spend on media placements is subject to widely varying estimates. ...

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Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/beer-tops-advertising-budgets

Kampot pepper prices plunge

Pepper prices in the Kingdom’s largest pepper producing region have fallen over 30 percent in the last year due to growing international supply that is leading to higher competition in the market, an industry expert said yesterday. ...

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Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-prices-plunge

Thais ‘offer trains’ for new rail link

The Thai government has made a verbal commitment to supply four trains to Cambodia for a railway set to connect the neighbouring countries by early July, said Ly Borin, undersecretary of state at the Public Works and Transport Ministry and director of the Cambodia Railroad Renovation Plan. ...

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Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thais-offer-trains-new-rail-link

City sewage plan mooted

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has finalised a sewage management master plan for Phnom Penh, which is in dire need of a wastewater treatment plant, officials said yesterday. ...

 

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Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/city-sewage-plan-mooted

Residents protest at road plans

A group of 70 people from six communities in Phnom Penh have petitioned City Hall to clarify how the construction of rail side roads will affect them, amid fears they could lose their homes. ...

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Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36528/residents-protest-at-road-plans/

Thailand rail link held up by compensation claims

Government officials are working to settle compensation claims for 50 families living alongside a kilometer of rail track in Poipet town, to allow a rail link between Cambodia and Thailand to open by the middle of the year. ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36509/thailand-rail-link-held-up-by-compensation-claims/

First submarine cable launched

Cambodia’s first submarine telecoms cable, costing $100 million, that will strengthen existing internet capacity and greatly increase connectivity speed at lower cost, was officially launched yesterday. ...

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May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36511/first-submarine-cable-launched/

Japan wades in on Tonle Sap algae

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has agreed to oversee a project to help recover water quality in the Tonle Sap lake in response to the appearance of a large bloom of algae. ...

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Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36423/japan-wades-in--on-tonle-sap-algae/

Developing society and infrastructure

Two images on the back of the 500 riel banknote depict bridges, with the one on the left showing the Kingdom’s longest and most modern bridge, the Tsubasa (“Bird’s Wing”) Bridge linking Kandal and Prey Veng provinces. ...

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Riel Gains
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36412/developing-society--and-infrastructure/

Families want road expansion scaled back

About 40 families asked the government last week to review road expansion plans at Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov Bridge, saying the proposed dimensions would force them to lose property and even parts of their homes. ...

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Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-want-road-expansion-scaled-back

Nordic nations eye investment in Cambodia

Companies from Europe’s frigid north are taking steps toward moving into the fish and environmental industries in Cambodia’s warmer climes. ...

 

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Hang Sokunthea
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/nordic-nations-eye-investment-in-cambodia-126253/

Angkor Air, Air France MoU

Cambodia Angkor Air and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to cover component support and maintenance services for the national flag carrier’s fleet of Airbus A320. ...

 

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Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36204/angkor-air--air-france-mou/

Green light: new signals to speed up city’s traffic prospects

As part of an ongoing Japan-funded project to reduce congestion in the capital’s clogged streets, City Hall turned on three new traffic lights on Wednesday in Phnom Penh—with two more set to follow today. ...

 

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Phan Soumy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/green-light-new-signals-to-speed-up-citys-traffic-prospects-126306/

Angkor Air’s Macau route

Tourists wanting to visit Asia’s answer to Las Vegas will be able to fly from Preah Sihanouk province to Macau after Cambodia Angkor Air unveiled the new route yesterday. ...

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Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36262/angkor-air---s-macau-route/

China asked to fund bridges

Cambodia yesterday asked China to help fund the construction of two bridges across the Mekong River, which it said would cut traffic congestion in Phnom Penh and help create a ring road around the city. ...

 

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Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36169/china-asked-to-fund-bridges/

Love affair with Thai products

Products from neighboring Thailand are still considered the best for many Cambodian consumers, and this is an incentive for Thai companies to set up branches in the country – taking advantage of the positive investment climate prevailing in the kingdom. ...

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Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36064/love-affair-with-thai-products/

A few hurdles still block path to joining global value chains

The government needs to urgently amend its industrial development policy to spur the inclusive growth of small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and develop a national logistics platform to cut onerous shipping costs if Cambodia is to find a place in global value chains, panellists at a macroeconomic conference said yesterday.​ ...

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Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/few-hurdles-still-block-path-joining-global-value-chains

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