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Cambodia to see more expressways, thanks to China’s BRI contributions

China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has contributed enormously to Cambodia’s economic growth, the Cambodian government’s senior advisor Sok Siphana said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501190560/cambodia-to-see-more-expressways-thanks-to-chinas-bri-contributions/

Cambodian airports geared up for air travel revival

As air travel in revival mode in Southeast Asia is inching to pre-Covid level, Cambodian airports too have geared up to welcome the visitor flow. ...

Prakash Jha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501186356/cambodian-airports-geared-up-for-air-travel-revival/

China-aided Phase II rural road project in Cambodia completes

The second phase of the China-aided rural road project in Cambodia has come to an end successfully, building asphalt and concrete paved roads in a total length of 120 km, officials said here on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501187237/china-aided-phase-ii-rural-road-project-in-cambodia-completes/

Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway construction to start next year

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, announced that the construction of the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway will begin on 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501182004/phnom-penh-bavet-expressway-construction-to-start-next-year/

Transport ministry plays host to green logistics conference

Officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport attended the 4th Green Logistics Partnership Conference 2022 to discuss and share experiences formulating environmentally friendly policies and implementing them, talk about challenges related to the green logistics sector and work on developing goals and action ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/transport-ministry-plays-host-green-logistics-conference

Bridge inspect tech deployed

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport provided new laboratory equipment to the provincial administrations of Siem Reap, Pursat, Kratie and Preah Sihanouk for for detailed analysis of rocks and soil ahead of construction projects. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bridge-inspect-tech-deployed

Hun Sen announces accelerated Phnom Penh-Svay Rieng expressway

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the government will cooperate with development partners to accelerate the construction of an expressway from Phnom Penh to Bavet town in Svay Rieng province. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-announces-accelerated-phnom-penh-svay-rieng-expressway

Capital-Sihanoukville expressway tolls discounted 20% for first year

The Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway will open as a toll road from November 1, with the company administering the highway – China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) – declaring a 20 per cent discount on all tolls for the first year of operations. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-sihanoukville-expressway-tolls-discounted-20-first-year

Major expressway accord inked ‘Nov 9’

The government plans to sign a framework agreement with Beijing on November 9 on concessional financing for the construction of the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway, the second of its kind in the Kingdom, after the first high-speed thoroughfare connecting the capital to the coastal Sihanoukville. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/major-expressway-accord-inked-nov-9

Waterway transportation agreement benefits Vietnam, Cambodia

A waterway transportation agreement between Vietnam and Cambodia that came into effect in 2011 has facilitated the passage of nearly 78,000 vessels and more than 406,000 sailors. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175127/waterway-transportation-agreement-benefits-vietnam-cambodia/

Second expressway project technical meet held

The inter-ministry commission’s working group and China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) conducted a technical meeting on the second expressway project, connecting Phnom Penh to Bavet city in Svay Rieng province. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501174036/second-expressway-project-technical-meet-held/

Expressway officers get tough on law-breaking drivers

Officers stationed on the newly inaugurated Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway have begun to hold drivers who break the traffic rules for reprimand and make them sign contracts promising not to repeat their offences before their release. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/expressway-officers-get-tough-law-breaking-drivers

New S Reap airport 44% done, still set to open in Oct 2023

Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport is still on track to open in October 2023, with work on Phase I reaching 44 per cent as of end-September, according to a senior civil aviation official. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-s-reap-airport-44-done-still-set-open-oct-2023

PPAP revenue jumps 21 percent in three quarter period

Local publicly-listed river port operator, Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) reported a revenue of over $30.3 million during the January-September period of 2022, a 21 percent year-on-year compared to the same period in 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501171763/ppap-revenue-jumps-21-percent-in-three-quarter-period/

Phnom Penh port sees 30% jump in Jan-Sept container throughput

Public listed Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) recorded a 30 percent year-on-year jump in container throughput at 329,043 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) in the first nine months ended Sept 30, 2022 compared to 256,407 TEUs. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/phnom-penh-port-sees-30-jump-in-jan-sept-container-throughput

1st Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia sparks tourist influx to coastal province: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that some 200,000 vehicles had traveled on the kingdom’s first-ever expressway since it was open to the public for trial use for free on Oct 1. ...

Xinhua
https://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202210/17/WS634cfca3a310fd2b29e7cf2f.html

Kampot Int’l Tourism Port’s waterway set to be deepened: officials

The government is set to begin deepening of the Kampot International Tourism Port’s waterway and additional improvements “soon” to enable safer access for larger vessels, after the main construction work on the 4.25ha site was completed on June 30, according to Kampot provincial deputy governor ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-intl-tourism-ports-waterway-set-be-deepened-officials

BRI helps address ‘infra deficits’ in Cambodia

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by China, has helped address infrastructure deficits in Cambodia, said an economist. ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501162000/bri-helps-address-infra-deficits-in-cambodia/

Nearly 9,000 vehicles travel on Cambodia’s 1st expressway on 1st day of trial opening

Nearly 9,000 vehicles traveled on Cambodia’s first-ever expressway on the first day of its opening for trial use on Saturday, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) said in a news release on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501161480/nearly-9000-vehicles-travel-on-cambodias-1st-expressway-on-1st-day-of-trial-opening/

Cambodia, China boost construction of Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport

A group of Chinese experts from the Angkor International Airport Investment (AIAI) Company are in Cambodia to complete the construction and discuss the transfer plan, as the project is scheduled to be completed in March 2023. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501160323/cambodia-china-boost-construction-of-siem-reap-angkor-international-airport/

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