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Infrastructure

Third Ring Road 50 percent complete

The construction of the $300 million third ring road was 50 percent complete as of early May and is scheduled to be finished next year, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s spokesman Heang Sotheayuth. The 52 kilometre road stretches from National Road ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857557/third-ring-road-50-percent-complete/

Ministry to integrate BeiDou navigation system into transport sector

The China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) is preparing to open an office in Cambodia aimed at promoting the use of navigation satellite system in vehicles as a safety measure across the ASEAN transport sector. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-integrate-beidou-navigation-system-transport-sector

EdC to bill red zone customers once every three months

The state-run Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) announced that from May onward it would issue electricity bills once every three months to consumers in the red zones or lockdown areas as EdC agents could not deliver the bills in person. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/edc-bill-red-zone-customers-once-every-three-months

Koh Kong multi-purpose sea port breaks ground

The government on May 13 broke ground on the construction of a $1.5 million medium-sized multi-purpose sea port in Koh Kong province to boost trade and tourism between Cambodia and Thailand. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-kong-multi-purpose-sea-port-breaks-ground

200MW power plant in Cambodia commissioned by MAN Energy

Engineering company MAN Energy Solutions and Chinese state-owned energy company China National Machinery Corporation (CHMC) have commissioned a 200MW power generation plant in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50848698/200mw-power-plant-in-cambodia-commissioned-by-man-energy/

Takeo province villagers protest reservoir construction

Residents from seven villages in Takeo province protested against authorities who they said were digging a new reservoir on 200ha of land they have depended upon for years. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/takeo-province-villagers-protest-reservoir-construction

Sihanoukville port terminal construction delayed

Construction of a new container terminal of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port has been delayed to early next year due to slower-than-planned layout design, according to the management. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sihanoukville-port-terminal-construction-delayed

Smart installs 68 Siem Reap base stations

Smart Axiata Co Ltd has installed 68 new base stations in Siem Reap province as part of its $90 million investment plan to expand and improve its network across the country in 2021, the telecoms operator said in an April 27 press release. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/smart-installs-68-siem-reap-base-stations

ADB asked to craft game plan for monorail, subway

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on April 6 asked the Metro Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help devise strategies for monorail and subway projects planned for Phnom Penh. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-asked-craft-game-plan-monorail-subway

Water shortages hit outer suburbs

Around 40,000 families in the Phnom Penh suburbs are expected to face water shortages in the dry season. To address the issue, the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has made provisions to provide water to them, a senior PPWSA official said. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-hit-outer-suburbs

Water authority asks for responsible consumption this ongoing dry season

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has called on residents in the city centre to use water responsibly in order to enable clean water to reach citizens living on the outskirts of the city who are plagued by low water pressure issues that can ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50826609/water-authority-asks-for-responsible-consumption-this-ongoing-dry-season/

Bridge across the Mekong in Kratie to begin construction within the year

The government is planning to build a bridge across the Mekong River linking Kratie and Kampong Thom provinces with construction said to start by the end of the year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50824722/bridge-across-the-mekong-in-kratie-to-begin-construction-within-the-year/

Container shortage, rising shipping costs takes bite out of mango exports

A global shortage of containers and rising shipping rates during the Covid-19 outbreak has driven up production costs for the Kingdom’s mangoes and eroded their competitiveness on the international market, according to two leading producers-cum-exporters. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/container-shortage-rising-shipping-costs-takes-bite-out-mango-exports

Bridge linking Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum to open for public soon

The Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge crossing the Mekong River connecting Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum provinces is set to be ready for use soon, with construction works almost 96 percent complete. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819963/bridge-linking-kampong-cham-and-tboung-khmum-to-open-for-public-soon/

Families face water shortage as Banteay Meanchey river dries up

More than 4,000 families in an urban area of Banteay Meanchey province’s Mongkol Borei district are facing clean water shortages as the Mongkol Borei River has dried up due to farmers over-pumping water to irrigate their dry-season rice crops, officials said. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-face-water-shortage-banteay-meanchey-river-dries

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/

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