Infrastructure

National Internet Gateway gets PM stamp of approval

Cambodia has approved the establishment of a “national internet gateway” (NIG) through which all of the Kingdom’s online traffic will be routed. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/national-internet-gateway-gets-pm-stamp-approval

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway construction 31.19 percent complete

Ministry of Public Works and Transport has affirmed that the construction of the country’s first-ever expressway from Phnom Penh capital to Sihanoukville of Preah Sihanouk province is 31.19 percent complete. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814925/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-expressway-construction-31-19-percent-complete/

Home toilet access improving

Five provinces in northeast Cambodia still have a high percentage of households without a toilet, while the majority of households in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, Battambang, Kandal, and Phnom Penh have access to toilets, according to the findings of the recent population census. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/home-toilet-access-improving

34 roads in Preah Sihanouk to open in April

Thirty-four roads in Sihanoukville are set to open in April ahead of the Khmer New Year holiday, as provincial officials urge contracted construction firms to accelerate their work to be completed as planned. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810348/34-roads-in-preah-sihanouk-to-open-in-april/

City’s clean water supplies to stabilise by by 2025

Drinking water supplies will stablise in Phnom Penh and Takmao town south of the capital over the next five years, thanks to new water treatment facilities coming on-line between now and 2025. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809588/citys-clean-water-supplies-to-stabilise-by-by-2025/

National Road 10 project construction on track

National Road 10, which will link Battambang to Koh Kong province, is now 43.75 percent complete and scheduled to open for traffic in 2023. This was announced by the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport Bong Bun Hourn following an ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807538/national-road-10-project-construction-on-track/

Police warns of Classiscam cyber threat in Kingdom

The National Police’s Anti-Cyber Crime Department has called on social media users to be wary of messages advertising opportunities to win rewards after observing a recent increase in the proliferation of scams on platforms like Telegram and Facebook. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-warns-classiscam-cyber-threat-kingdom

5G ready to rocket once launch button hit

Super high-speed 5G technology is ready to roll out across Cambodia with the infrastructure enabling the technology already in place across the Kingdom’s five major cities, say observers.  With successful testing having occurred and the number of people with 5G-enabled devices growing daily, the only ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801705/5g-ready-to-rocket-once-launch-button-hit/

11 Provinces enjoy better sanitation and hygiene services

Thanks to Plan International Cambodia, some 1.5 million Cambodians in 11 provinces are now able to enjoy improved hygiene and sanitation services. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50800513/11-provinces-enjoy-better-sanitation-and-hygiene-services/

Expressway announced linking city centre to new Phnom Penh International Airport

Local conglomerate Overseas Cambodia Investment Corp (OCIC), the company behind the new Phnom Penh International Airport, has told Construction & Property Magazine that it will build an expressway (flyover) that will connect the city centre to the new airport. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50798316/expressway-announced-linking-city-centre-to-new-phnom-penh-international-airport/

European Union, Germany, France co-invest $115m in rural infrastructure

Representatives from the Cambodian government, the German development bank KfW, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) and the European Union (EU) have signed agreements for the financing of the RID4CAM (Rural Infrastructure Development for Cambodia) project, which aims to develop rural infrastructure in the central plain ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50796892/european-union-germany-france-co-invest-115m-in-rural-infrastructure/

Task force promulgates eco, health awareness

The ministries of Environment and Interior have jointly established a new working group to review and integrate sanitation and environmental measures into the so-called Safe Village/Commune policy.​​ The government hopes to inspire residents to address hygiene and solid waste management in communities nationwide. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/task-force-promulgates-eco-health-awareness

98% of villages nationwide electrified

The access to electricity has been promoted as planned as 98 percent of the total villages nationwide have been electrified. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793141/98-of-villages-nationwide-electrified/

Vegetables left to spoil on Kandal farms as farmers can’t find buyers

Farmers in Kandal province say they each have thousands of dollars worth of vegetables spoiling in their fields because they can’t find buyers. In Sa’ang district, an area known for vegetable growing, salad greens farmer Tai Song, 35, said growers all around were unable to find ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/vegetables-left-to-spoil-on-kandal-farms-as-farmers-cant-find-buyers/

Koh Rong Island road project 30% done: Royal Group chair

Royal Group of Companies Ltd chairman Kith Meng has announced that the development of 70km of concrete roads on Koh Rong Island is about 30 per cent complete, with construction having begun in mid-July and proceeding on schedule since then. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-rong-island-road-project-30-done-royal-group-chair

Over 3,000km of roads funded by China loans, says minister

Chinese companies have built more than 3,000km of roads and eight major bridges with total length of more than 8km for the Kingdom, funded by concessional loans from the Chinese government in excess of $3 billion, Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chantol said ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/over-3000km-roads-funded-china-loans-says-minister

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/

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