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Cambodia unveils new quarantine regulations

According to the nine-page notice, the new quarantine measures will take effect from October 18. The decision is aimed at protecting public health and easing burdensome restrictions for fully vaccinated people. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-unveils-new-quarantine-regulations

$10 million Kep coastal road to start in November

Kep Provincial Administration aims to start upgrading the coastal road linking the city hall of Kep to the Angkol area, south of Kep city. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950385/10-million-kep-coastal-road-to-start-in-november/

Diversion of National Road No. 10 to bypass Cardamom Mountain to cost $60 million

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, said that the construction of National Road No. 10 needs to increase the budget by nearly $60 million to divert the road so as not to damage the Cardamom Mountains, damage the environment and affect wildlife sanctuaries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50946080/diversion-of-national-road-no-10-to-bypass-cardamom-mountain-to-cost-60-million/

ADB gives $82M for roads

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $82 million loan to improve approximately 48km of national and provincial roads in Prey Veng and Kandal provinces to boost economic development along the Greater Mekong Subregion’s (GMS) southern economic corridor. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/adb-gives-82m-roads

PAS extends export-container demurrage

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) is extending the storage grace period from five to seven days from October 1 for export containers passing through the Kingdom’s sole deep-sea port, in a move met with generally positive response from local exporters. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pas-extends-export-container-demurrage

Battambang-Banteay Meanchey highway stretch completed

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has marked the completion of renovations and expansion of a stretch of National Road 5, a part of Asian Highway 1, linking Battambang town to the Banteay Meanchey provincial capital of Sisophon. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/battambang-banteay-meanchey-highway-stretch-completed

Siem Reap reels under COVID-19 pressure and road works

Siem Reap province is reeling under the double whammy of COVID-19 lockdowns, closure of many markets, red zones and the added prospective of many parts of the province, especially the city centre being turned in a ghost town due to the road works. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942279/siem-reap-reels-under-covid-19-pressure-and-road-works/

Tourism, airport to lift Koh Kong realty

A return of international tourism and technical soft launch of Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong planned later this year could drive recovery in the real estate market of the province and nearby areas, industry experts have said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-airport-lift-koh-kong-realty

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port upgrades container handling capacity to 400,000 TEUs

The listed-Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) launched its new container terminal on Monday, upgrading its full capacity in handling containers to 400,000 TEUs per year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50938651/phnom-penh-autonomous-port-upgrades-container-handling-capacity-to-400000-teus/

PPAP inaugurates Step 3 of LM17 terminal

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP), a river-port operator listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), on September 20 inaugurated the Step 3, Phase I development of its LM17 Container Terminal to meet growing container throughput. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ppap-inaugurates-step-3-lm17-terminal

Deep port construction rescheduled for mid-2022

The listed company Sihanoukville Autonomous port has rescheduled its construction plans for the deep water port terminal to mid-2022, with construction set to take three years. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50937980/deep-port-construction-rescheduled-for-mid-2022/

Kandal residents briefly detained for taking photos of new airport development

A mother and son contesting the development of Phnom Penh’s new international airport in Kandal province were detained on Wednesday for taking photos of their rice field being cleared by the developer, but were released after agreeing to stop protesting. ...

Ouch Sony
https://vodenglish.news/kandal-residents-briefly-detained-for-taking-photos-of-new-airport-development/

Digital tech deal to change the transport game: Loba

The top logistics industry body has struck a deal with a digital technology association that is tailored to better position the freight sector to drive growth and slash delivery times and operating costs, according to the former’s chief. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-tech-deal-change-transport-game-loba

Bridge construction caused flooding under Choam Chao flyover

The Phnom Penh Public Works and Transport Department says that the flooding under the Choam Chao flyover will not happen again when the bridge is completed. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928943/bridge-construction-caused-flooding-under-choam-chao-flyover/

Kep’s $2M White Horse Port set to break ground mid-Sept

The Kep Provincial Administration is set to break ground on the long-awaited $1.95 million Ses Sar quay, or “White Horse Port”, on September 15 in the northwestern reaches of the coastal province, in a bid to prop up the local transportation and tourism sectors. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/keps-2m-white-horse-port-set-break-ground-mid-sept

Nat’l Road 48 project set to break ground

The National Road 48 reconstruction and improvement project, which connects the coastal provinces of Preah Sihanouk and Koh Kong, will break ground at the beginning of November with a budget of more than $78 million under concessional financing from South Korea. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-road-48-project-set-break-ground

Construction and upgrading of 148 km of National Road No. 48 to Koh Kong to cost more than $78 million

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport,  yesterday presided over the signing ceremony of a contract for the construction and upgrading of National Road 48 under concessional financing from the Republic of Korea. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921656/construction-and-upgrading-of-148-km-of-national-road-no-48-to-koh-kong-to-cost-more-than-78-million/

Cambodia drafting railway development strategy

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is drafting a railway development strategy to revamp  train transport economically and make it more efficient. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921009/cambodia-drafting-railway-development-strategy/

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