Infrastructure

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/

Royal Group inks $35 million road deal on Koh Rong

Royal Group Koh Rong Development Company and Sinohydro Corporation Limited reached a $35 million deal on Tuesday to build a 70km road on Koh Rong Island. The road will be 8m wide and is expected to take 16 months to complete, according to the plan ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-group-inks-35-million-road-deal-koh-rong

Construction of Phnom Penh’s third ring road completed 40 percent

The construction of Phnom Penh’s third ring road has been completed nearly 40 percent, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT).​ The third ring road stretches from National Road 4 in Chumpu Voan village, Chaom Chau district, crossing National Road 3 and ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743656/construction-of-phnom-penhs-third-ring-road-completed-40-percent/

PPAP works to soften virus hit

Listed state-owned port operator Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) has doubled down on its commitment to enhance its business performance during the global health crisis by reducing expenses and postponing non-urgent investment, director-general Hei Bavy told its annual meeting on Friday.​ ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ppap-works-soften-virus-hit

EAC: No power shortage this year

The Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC) said the Kingdom will not face a power shortage during this year’s dry season, as demand for electricity had declined due to the Covid-19 pandemic. EAC CEO Teng Sokomal said during a recent seminar that there is no significant increase ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eac-no-power-shortage-year

Road impacts addressed

Addressing the economic and environmental impacts from two major road projects, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Tuesday said issues related to the renovations of National Road 2 are 98.5 per cent resolved while for National Road 22, it is 100 per cent ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-impacts-addressed

Infrastructure development projects to go on despite COVID-19

The government and private sector’s infrastructure development projects will still continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic which would affect negatively Cambodia’s economic growth rate this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736992/infrastructure-development-projects-to-go-on-despite-covid-19/

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