Infrastructure

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/

National Road 5 rehabilitation 43 percent complete

The rehabilitation project for the National Road No. 5 has completed about 43 percent, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760168/national-road-5-rehabilitation-43-percent-complete/

Cambodia’s energy demand drops in H1 of 2020

Energy demand has seen a decrease in the first six months of 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, which had forced factories, tourism-related facilities including hotels to shut down, leading to the drop in power consumption. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755733/cambodias-energy-demand-drops-in-h1-of-2020/

Government to power-up 133 villages

The government has decided to build nearly 3,000km of sub-transmission electrical lines to cover all rural villages, with a total project cost of about $82 million in the form of a soft loan from the Chinese government. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-power-133-villages

Promised sky train delayed over expense

The government’s sky train project from Phnom Penh city centre to the international airport has been delayed because the cost is higher than expected, according to an official from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747814/promised-sky-train-delayed-over-expense/

Thailand will gift 140km of rail to Cambodia for stronger link

Cambodia will soon welcome another 140km of northern railway to connect to the Thai border to better facilitate the transportation of goods between the two countries. Cambodia and Thailand officially launched rail reconnection link in late 2018. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/thailand-will-gift-140km-rail-cambodia-stronger-link

Electricity price cut for farmers

To encourage farmers to increase agricultural production, Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) has cut the price of electricity used for irrigation at night to 480 riel (12 US cents) per kWh. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/electricity-price-cut-farmers

Cambodia records 14.8 million mobile internet subscribers as of May, down 2.36 percent

Cambodia recorded 14.8 million mobile internet subscribers, accounting for 90 percent of the population, by May 2020, down 2.36 percent compared to May last year, according to a Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) report on Monday. In contrast, the number of fixed internet subscribers increased by ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746842/cambodia-records-14-8-million-mobile-internet-subscribers-as-of-may-down-2-36-percent/

New expressway, Capital to Bavet city

The Cambodian government has plans to build an expressway from Phnom Penh to Svay Rieng province’s Bavet city, said the Office of the Council of Ministers in a statement released today. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746113/new-expressway-capital-to-bavet-city/

$100 million credit for rural roads

The World Bank has approved a $100 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve access to basic services and economic opportunities in Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746299/100-million-credit-for-rural-roads/

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