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Technical study presents positive findings on city light rail in PP, Siem Reap

China Metro Group conducting technical studies on the light rail transit system in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province has reported a positive move in the studies, citing its commitment to make the projects successful. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444019/technical-study-presents-positive-findings-on-city-light-rail-in-pp-siem-reap/

Govt seeks $40B capital to build infrastructures by 2033

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) and the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) yesterday held a meeting to review the process of transport and logistics master plan as the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) seeks an investment capital of nearly $40 ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501443206/govt-seeks-40b-capital-to-build-infrastructures-by-2033/

Koh Rong int’l airport construction begins

State authorities have confirmed that the earthworks for the first phase of construction of the Koh Rong International Eco-Tourism Airport is now underway on the island. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427850/koh-rong-intl-airport-construction-begins/

Gov’t okays for feasibility study on Mondulkiri Airport

The Royal Government of Cambodia has given the green light for an international consortium to initiate a feasibility study regarding the construction of a new airport in Ou Reang district of Mondulkiri province. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425635/govt-okays-for-feasibility-study-on-mondulkiri-airport/

New M’kiri airport to boost tourism, economy but deforestation concerns linger

The government has permitted private firm Focus Trans Global Venture Co Ltd (FTGV) to study the construction of a new airport in Mondulkiri province, northeast of Cambodia, as well as invest in a build, operate and transfer (BOT) model, the Office of the Council Minister ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/new-mkiri-airport-to-boost-tourism-economy-but-deforestation-concerns-linger/

Transport Minister: Funan Techo Canal Project to Begin Construction in Late 2024

The Tonle Bassac Navigation Road and Logistics System Project, commonly known as the “Funan Techo Canal” project, is scheduled to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony in the fourth quarter of 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425184/transport-minister-funan-techo-canal-project-to-begin-construction-in-late-2024/

Feasibility study on Mondulkiri airport greenlighted: Gov’t

Cambodia has authorised the FOCUS Consortium to initiate a feasibility study on an investment project for constructing a new airport in Mondulkiri province, envisioning it as part of a satellite town development initiative. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/feasibility-study-on-mondulkiri-airport-greenlighted-gov-t

Ministry discusses measures to improve rural roads

A meeting chaired by Minister of Rural Development Chhay Rithisen discussed measures to improve the quality of rural roads and infrastructure. ...

Som Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501417619/ministry-discusses-measures-to-improve-rural-roads/

PM says Japan reviewing proposal for bridge connecting PP and Kandal

Prime Minister Hun Manet has said that Japanese government is examining the possibility of helping the government to build a bridge across the Mekong River, connecting Phnom Penh City and Kandal province. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412206/pm-says-japan-reviewing-proposal-for-bridge-connecting-pp-and-kandal/

China shares opportunities with Cambodia and world via Maritime Silk Road

The 187-km Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, built under the BRI, shortens the travel time between the capital city and the international deep-water seaport city of Sihanoukville from six hours to just two, said Sar Kackada, mayor of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398744/china-shares-opportunities-with-cambodia-and-world-via-maritime-silk-road/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396473/national-road-5-to-facilitate-goods-transport-and-enhance-connectivity/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396746/physical-infrastructure-development-remains-a-priority-for-cambodia/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501394752/cambodia-to-construct-two-more-airports/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501393810/government-to-expand-road-from-new-siem-reap-airport-to-provincial-city/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501393569/pm-promises-more-infra-for-capital-development/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501004494/nr-5-helps-boost-trade-and-connect-the-region/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/one-thousand-palm-trees-aim-beautify-sides-expressway

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501387947/pm-urges-provincial-administrations-to-focus-on-building-roads-not-parks/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/qatar-resumes-flights-phnom-penh-amid-rising-tourist-numbers

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501383722/cambodias-cdc-unveils-50-bn-logistics-initiative/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/yi-lauds-positive-bri-impact

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501379461/kohpich-kohnorea-bridge-to-be-reopened-for-temporary-use-from-today/

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
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/siem-reaps-sai-welcomes-first-flight

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