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Perfect run for imported trains in trials

The Royal Railway of Cambodia (RRC) yesterday announced the successful conclusion of trial runs of the newly imported trains on the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville line, a significant milestone for the railway development of the country. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Techo international airport’s phase 1 on final leg of construction

The new Phnom Penh airport, Techo International Airport’s (TIA) $1.5 billion phase one is 78 percent complete as of June 24, with $1.13 billion used so far, according to joint venture firm Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd (CAIC) on Monday. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

PM: Funan Techo Canal groundbreaking set for August 5

Prime Minister Hun Manet announced that the groundbreaking for the Funan Techo Canal is set for August 5, noting that 51 per cent of the investment in the project will come from Cambodian financiers. ...

Ry Sochan

Ministry Urges Review of Rural Road Techniques to Reduce Criticism

Ministry of Rural Development urges review of rural road construction techniques to ensure long-term quality and Reduce public criticism over previous cases of injections. ...

Hang Punreay

Turkish direct flights some way off

Cambodia and Türkiye are accelerating efforts to establish direct flights between the two countries as soon as possible, although analysts acknowledged that discussions have been ongoing for several years. ...

Niem Chheng

Malaysian firm confirms support for PP-Bavet Expressway project

The Malaysian engineering firm, HSS Engineers Sdn Bhd, has confirmed that a $3.2 million agreement with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) to support the ongoing Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway project as an engineering consultant will begin this month. ...

James Whitehead

Third ring road named Xi Jinping Boulevard, a symbol of Cambodia-China’s steel relationship

The third ring road has been named “Xi Jinping Boulevard”, 60 years after a major thoroughfare in Phnom Penh was named Mao Tse-Tung Boulevard by King Norodom Sihanouk in honor of the iconic Chinese leader. ...

Seoung Nimol

Committed to fairness: Govt working out compensation to those affected by Funan Techo Canal project

A senior government official in charge of investment in Cambodia said on Friday that while the impacts of the Funan Techo Canal construction on local residents are inevitable, the government is planning fair compensation and resettlement with a similar approach taken with the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville ...

Taing Rinith

PM urges railway upgradation

Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday urged the transport ministry and the Royal Railway Cambodia (RRC) to find ways to upgrade the existing railway to improve the country’s logistics infrastructure. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Hun Sen asks Viet Nam to also consider Cambodia’s interests regarding the Funan Techo Canal project

Cambodian Senate President Hun Sen underlined that in addressing the Funan-Techo canal issue, he did not incite hatred toward the Vietnamese people among Cambodians. Rather, he urged both sides to consider the impacts. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Royal Railway buys DMUs from Japan

Royal Railway Cambodia (RRC), a subsidiary of local conglomerate Royal Group, is bringing used Diesel Multiple Units (DMU) from Japan for the railway service in Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth

PPAP revenue rise to $8m, all round growth in Q1’24

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) posted a 7.1 percent year-on-year revenue hike at $8.1 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2024 from $7.5 million, with container throughput climbing 20.4 percent to 93,153 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units). ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

PAS profits jump 45 percent in one year

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the only international deep-sea port of Cambodia, yesterday, reported a net profit of KHR 121.96 billion for last year, a surge of KHR 37.81 billion or 44.93 percent compared to 2022. ...

Manoj Mathew

Chinese firms show feasibility of Light Railway connecting airport, metro in Phnom Penh

The feasibility of a Light Railway line connecting Phnom Penh to the new airport and planned city metro (subway) was presented by the China Metro Group and Guangzhou Metro Group to the Inter-Ministry Committee of Cambodia on Saturday, said the Council for the Development of ...

Rachel David

$35M for rural road resilience work signed off by World Bank

The World Bank (WB) has approved an additional $35 million of financing projects which will improve the quality of rural roads in Kratie, Kampong Cham and Tbong Khmum provinces. It is expected that the work will improve the lives of more than two million people ...

Samban Chandara

Ministry achieves over 56% of road construction goals

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) had set a target of building and constructing 850 national and provincial roads with a length of more than 20,000 km by end 2023, with the roads been paved with rubber and concrete. ...

Torn Vibol

Emirates to resume daily Phnom Penh service in May

Emirates airline will restart its daily service to Phnom Penh starting from May 1 via Singapore, boosting the airline’s Southeast Asian connectivity to and from Dubai, and linking two trade and leisure centres in the region. ...

Chea Vanyuth

RRC to beef up investment on northern railroad line project

The Royal Railway of Cambodia (RRC) has unveiled its plan for additional investment to improve the northern railroad line, currently out of service. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodia invests $40B in infrastructure over 10 years

Cambodia has spent about $40 billion developing infrastructure in the last decade, with the Master Plan on the Cambodian Transit and Logistics System 2023-2033 laying out a roadmap for the next 10 years. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

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

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

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