Infrastructure

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

Plans for new airport in Koh Kong province unveiled

Plans for a new airport investment have been unveiled in Koh Kong province, southwest of Phnom Penh. The district currently has two airports – one under construction and another which has been abandoned for years. The government agreed to the investment for the new airport ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679398/plans-for-new-airport-in-koh-kong-province-unveiled

Passenger taxi boat ridership sinks despite free services

Passenger taxi boat traffic has dropped by about five per cent compared to the same period last year, despite the government providing free service for garment workers until next year, Phnom Penh Autonomous Bus Transportation Authority director Ean Sokhim said on Monday. In 2018, the ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/passenger-taxi-boat-ridership-sinks-despite-free-services

Over 1.5 million vehicles checked for overloading

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Thursday reported that it had inspected over 1.5 million vehicles between December last year and this month, in a continued effort to address the Kingdom’s road safety concerns. “No matter how much money the government spends on ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-15-million-vehicles-checked-overloading

PAS revenue shoots up 17.5 per cent last year

The total revenue of Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX)-listed Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) shot up by 17.5 per cent last year, indicating strong growth in its year-on-year business performance. An annual report from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport released on Wednesday said the Port’s ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pas-revenue-shoots-175-cent-last-year

Bidding for personalised number plates to be capped at $860 million

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Tuesday launched a bidding system of the sale of personalised number plates for vehicles. Speaking during the launch, Chanthol said bidding will start at between two million and more than one billion riel ($500 and more ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bidding-personalised-number-plates-be-capped-860-million

Intermodal transport, logistics master plan draft is approved

The government on Monday approved the draft of the Interim Master Plan on Intermodal Transport and Logistics Connectivity, which will serve as a roadmap for the development of the sector and lower costs. Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth used the meeting to acknowledge ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/intermodal-transport-logistics-master-plan-draft-approved

Personalised number plates arrive

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced that motorists can apply for personalised number plates for their vehicles from Tuesday. It is launching the service in a bid to modernise number plates and to make it easier for officials to manage the collection of ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/personalised-number-plates-arrive

Otres beach stalls to be dismantled next week

The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration will take steps next week to dismantle vendors’ stalls along Otres Beach in the province’s Commune I, Stung Hav district. The stall owners, who have been making a living there for some 20 years had earlier asked the provincial governor ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/otres-beach-stalls-be-dismantled-next-week

Cambodia gets $118M in sovereign loans from AFD

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has provided Cambodia with a sovereign loan of 118 million euros ($121 million) for two projects – one to build the Bakheng water treatment plant and another to develop competitive skills. Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Porn Moniroth who ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-gets-118m-sovereign-loans-afd

France to provide $100 million for water pumping station project

The French government through the Agence Francaise de Development is providing more than $100 million in additional loans for the construction of a water pumping station at the Bakheng Clean Water Treatment Plant. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675521/france-to-provide-100-million-for-water-pumping-station-project

Hun Sen defends free market rice pricing in the Kingdom

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday defended the Kingdom’s stance in letting the free market determine the price of rice and blasted critics by saying Cambodia is not a communist country. Fluctuations in the price of rice have some farmers calling on the government to set ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674238/hun-sen-defends-free-market-rice-pricing-in-the-kingdom

SIM card and internet users rise

More than 2.54 million SIM cards were registered during the first 10 months of the year while the number of mobile internet users grew by 3.3 million, according to the latest report from the Telecommunications Regulator of Cambodia (TRC).​ ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673387/sim-card-and-internet-users-rise

People affected by expressway project demand fair compensation

Families displaced by the construction of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway have again asked the government for fair compensation so that they can find new homes. More than 130 families from Kamboul commune – in Phnom Penh’s Kamboul district – affected by Cambodia’s first expressway project ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672918/people-affected-by-expressway-project-demand-fair-compensation

New study on Phnom Penh-Bavet expressway

The China Railway Corporation is conducting a feasibility study on the construction of an expressway linking the capital with Bavet, in the border with Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. The study will take eight months to complete, Minister of Public ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672615/new-study-on-phnom-penh-bavet-expressway

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