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Vehicle checks hit the road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has released a schedule for mobile vehicle checks in 14 provinces where there are no official inspection centres. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the ministry said such mobile inspection services will provide convenience for those living in ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vehicle-checks-hit-road

Chinese firms to build new PP airport

Three enterprises, all Chinese-owned, have been chosen to build the new airport that will service the Cambodian capital, the company in charge of the project said.​​ Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd said a total of five companies had entered the bidding process. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firms-build-new-pp-airport

Plans for new airport in Koh Kong province unveiled

Plans for a new airport investment have been unveiled in Koh Kong province, southwest of Phnom Penh. The district currently has two airports – one under construction and another which has been abandoned for years. The government agreed to the investment for the new airport ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679398/plans-for-new-airport-in-koh-kong-province-unveiled

Passenger taxi boat ridership sinks despite free services

Passenger taxi boat traffic has dropped by about five per cent compared to the same period last year, despite the government providing free service for garment workers until next year, Phnom Penh Autonomous Bus Transportation Authority director Ean Sokhim said on Monday. In 2018, the ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/passenger-taxi-boat-ridership-sinks-despite-free-services

Over 1.5 million vehicles checked for overloading

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Thursday reported that it had inspected over 1.5 million vehicles between December last year and this month, in a continued effort to address the Kingdom’s road safety concerns. “No matter how much money the government spends on ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-15-million-vehicles-checked-overloading

PAS revenue shoots up 17.5 per cent last year

The total revenue of Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX)-listed Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) shot up by 17.5 per cent last year, indicating strong growth in its year-on-year business performance. An annual report from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport released on Wednesday said the Port’s ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pas-revenue-shoots-175-cent-last-year

Bidding for personalised number plates to be capped at $860 million

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Tuesday launched a bidding system of the sale of personalised number plates for vehicles. Speaking during the launch, Chanthol said bidding will start at between two million and more than one billion riel ($500 and more ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bidding-personalised-number-plates-be-capped-860-million

Intermodal transport, logistics master plan draft is approved

The government on Monday approved the draft of the Interim Master Plan on Intermodal Transport and Logistics Connectivity, which will serve as a roadmap for the development of the sector and lower costs. Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth used the meeting to acknowledge ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/intermodal-transport-logistics-master-plan-draft-approved

Personalised number plates arrive

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced that motorists can apply for personalised number plates for their vehicles from Tuesday. It is launching the service in a bid to modernise number plates and to make it easier for officials to manage the collection of ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/personalised-number-plates-arrive

People affected by expressway project demand fair compensation

Families displaced by the construction of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway have again asked the government for fair compensation so that they can find new homes. More than 130 families from Kamboul commune – in Phnom Penh’s Kamboul district – affected by Cambodia’s first expressway project ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672918/people-affected-by-expressway-project-demand-fair-compensation

New study on Phnom Penh-Bavet expressway

The China Railway Corporation is conducting a feasibility study on the construction of an expressway linking the capital with Bavet, in the border with Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. The study will take eight months to complete, Minister of Public ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672615/new-study-on-phnom-penh-bavet-expressway

Construction of new Phnom Penh airport on schedule

Construction of a new airport that will serve Phnom Penh is on track and could be completed as early as 2023, the developer said. Pung Kheav Se, chairman of the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC), the company behind the project, said they are now building ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667677/construction-of-new-phnom-penh-airport-on-schedule/

Transport master plan nearing completion

The government has nearly finished the draft of the Intermodal Transport Master Plan 2021-2030 (the Plan), a Ministry of Economy and Finance press release said on Wednesday. The draft seeks to promote Cambodia’s connectivity, reduce transportation and logistics costs, integrate the Kingdom into the region ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/transport-master-plan-nearing-completion

PP-SHV Expressway on track for completion in early 2023

The construction of the $1.9 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, which broke ground at the end of March, is on track to be completed by early 2023, Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Vasim Sorya said on Monday. The 190km high-speed highway linking the capital ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pp-shv-expressway-track-completion-early-2023

Pavement improvement plan on Mao Tse Toung Boulevard underway

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is assessing a pavement improvement project along Mao Tse Toung Boulevard meant to provide ease of travel for disabled persons and pedestrians, Phnom Penh Municipal Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey told The Post on Wednesday. Meas Pheakdey said: “The cost ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pavement-improvement-plan-mao-tse-toung-boulevard-underway

Phnom Penh Int’l Airport wins award as passenger traffic soars

The Phnom Penh International Airport has been awarded Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport 2019 for its sustained high growth in passenger traffic in recent years. The award was presented by the Capa Centre for Aviation (Capa) – a world-leading and trusted organisation that provides market intelligence ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-intl-airport-wins-award-passenger-traffic-soars

PM addresses infrastructure

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday addressed the Kingdom’s spending on new infrastructure projects during the groundbreaking ceremony for 34 new roads in Preah Sihanouk province amid calls for greater transparency over Cambodia’s expenditures. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-addresses-infrastructure

Koh Kong airport to be ready in three years

The Dara Sakor International Airport, which is now being built in the southwestern province of Koh Kong, will be ready in the next three years, according to the Minister of Aviation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50659037/koh-kong-airport-to-be-ready-in-three-years/

Ride-hailing firm eyes Cambodia

Aiming to disrupt the thriving local ride-hailing market with a new business model, Belarus-based Onde recently announced its intention to enter Cambodia.​ In an interview with Khmer Times, a representative of the startup said they provide the software entrepreneurs need to run their own taxi ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50658936/ride-hailing-firm-eyes-cambodia/

Farmers and workers carry on as Chinese transplants drive up land prices

The rural southwestern province of Koh Kong, previously off the international community’s radar screen, has drawn the global spotlight. That’s because a massive runway stretching approximately 3,200 meters appeared suddenly at a resort being developed by a Chinese company in this otherwise out-of-the-way province, about a ...

Tomoya Onishi
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Cambodia-s-China-built-runway-irks-US-but-locals-have-other-concerns

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