National Road 5 to facilitate goods transport and enhance connectivity

Two key road sections of the National Road 5 linking Phnom Penh and Battambang province will play an important role in facilitating travel flows, goods transportation and enhancement of regional connectivity. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Physical infrastructure development remains a priority for Cambodia

Physical infrastructure development remains a main priority of the Royal Government of the 7th legislature of the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Dr Hun Manet at the inauguration ceremony of 246.15-kilometer-long portion of National Road (NR) No. 5 from PrekKdam in Kandal province to Battambang ...

Khmer Times Staff

Balancing Cambodia’s power grid

Strengthening and modernizing Cambodia’s power grid is key to supporting the nation’s energy transition, while providing a sustainable and stable electricity supply, experts stated during a Clean Energy Week session. ...

Marissa Carruthers

World Bank approves $163m water and sanitation project

According to a statement from the World Bank on November 22, to assist Cambodia in its efforts to strengthen water and sanitation services, the project will reach more than 175,000 people in the target provinces of Battambang, Pursat, Mondulkiri and Kandal. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Cambodia to construct two more airports

Cambodia will add two more airports to the construction agenda in a bid to improve connectivity between the country and other tourism hubs in the world, said Mao Havannall, Minister in charge of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Sihanoukville-HK submarine optical fibre cable to be completed in 2025

The project to build submarine optical fibre cable network between Sihanoukville and Hong Kong will be completed in July 2025, Chinese media reported quoting Unicom Group sources. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

Government to expand road from new Siem Reap Airport to provincial city

The Royal Government has planned to upgrade the National Road (NR) 6 from the T-junction of the highway from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (SAI) in Siem Reap to the provincial city with a distance of nearly 20 kilometres at an estimated cost of $60 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM promises more infra for Capital development

The Royal Government of Cambodia is planning to build more roads and bridges to support the economic growth of the country, facilitating the travel of people and transport of goods. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodian Transport Minister receives Chinese Vice Minister of Transport

Peng Ponea, Cambodian Minister of Public Works and Transport, received Li Yang, Vice Minister of Transport of China in Luang Prabang, Laos, on Nov. 9, on the sidelines of the 29th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting and associated meetings. ...

Khmer Times Staff

NR 5 helps boost trade and connect the region

The construction of the northern section of the National Road 5 (NR 5) from Battambang to Serey Sophorn city is completed and has been put in service. ...

Tin Sokhavuth

PM tells Preah Sihanouk to step up law, order

Prime Minister Hun Manet has instructed the Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities to maintain security and protect public order and to pay particular attention to popular tourist destinations and industrial areas, noting that this will contribute to attracting visitors and investors. ...

Ry Sochan

Vietnamese E-Taxis Headed for Cambodia

Vietnam’s VinFast electric taxis are gearing up to land in Cambodia and Laos after gaining dominance on home turf, sparking a decision to expand to countries that prioritise tourism, according to The Business Times. ,,, ...

Yatt Malai

One thousand palm trees aim to beautify sides of expressway

One thousand palm trees have been planted along the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway in the Stung Hav and Prey Nop districts of Preah Sihanouk province to enhance the expressway’s natural beauty for all those who journey along it. ...

Post Staff

PM urges provincial administrations to focus on building roads not parks

Prime Minister Hun Manet urged provincial administrations to focus on constructing quality roads in communes to serve the local economy and improve people’s livelihoods rather than request funding to build parks. ...

Hang Punreay

ChoeungEk wastewater treatment plant to be put into use soon

The ChoeungEk wastewater treatment plant in the southern part of Phnom Penh capital will be put into use in the second week of November. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Qatar resumes flights to Phnom Penh amid rising tourist numbers

Qatar Airways touched down at Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) on October 29, marking its comeback after suspending operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic and aiming to tap into Cambodia’s resurgent tourism sector. ...

Post Staff

Measures sought to optimise Vietnam-Cambodia logistic route

The Ho Chi Minh City-based Saigon Newport Corporation held a workshop to seek measures to strengthen connectivity and develop Vietnam – Cambodia logistic service route on October 28 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia’s CDC unveils $50-bn logistics initiative

Cambodian deputy prime minister Sun Chanthol recently announced a comprehensive $50-billion master plan for the country’s transport and logistics sectors comprising 174 projects. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Yi lauds positive BRI impact

China’s foreign minister Wang Yi has reiterated that a number of ASEAN members of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have benefited from development projects under the policy, and that the Chinese government will continue to support them, no matter the circumstances. ...

Vong Daravady

KohPich-KohNorea Bridge to be reopened for temporary use from today

The KohPich-KohNorea Bridge will be reopened for temporary use from today, at 6:00 am, to reduce traffic congestion at the construction site of Preah Monivong flyover. ...

Khmer Times Staff

China Unicom to build Cambodia’s first state-owned submarine optical fiber cable project

China Unicom Group, one of the country’s largest telecommunications operators, will build Cambodia’s first state-owned submarine optical fiber cable with a large capacity for international communications. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia takes part in key cybersecurity forum

Cambodia is actively participating in the 8th Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) and the 8th ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC), along with the 9th ASEAN Senior Officials Roundtable on Cybercrime (SORC) scheduled from October 16 to 19 in Singapore. ...

Ry Sochan

Siem Reap’s SAI welcomes first flight

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport (SAI) welcomed its first flight on October 16, marking a significant milestone in Cambodia’s tourism development post-Covid-19. During the reception for the inaugural commercial flight to SAI, Vongsey Vissoth, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Council of Ministers, ...

Van Socheata

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