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

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

$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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Two Bassac river bridges planned to ease traffic congestion

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration plans to construct two bridges across the Bassac River from Prek Pra to National Road 2 linking to Hun Sen Boulevard in Choeung Ek Development Zone to ease traffic congestion. ...

Hang Punreay

Korea Friendship Bridge work to begin soon

The construction of the $245 million cable-stayed Cambodia-Korea Friendship Bridge, to be built in two sections across the Tonle Sap River and the Mekong River, will begin soon as the final evaluation of the project has just been completed. ...

Manoj Mathew

Australia supports inclusive and resilient road design in Cambodia

The Government of Australia is supporting the Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport to update its road design standards through its Partnership for Infrastructure Programme (P4I), according to the Australian Embassy in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Koh Pich-Koh Norea bridge to reduce traffic congestion in Phnom Penh’s Eastern Area

A bridge connecting Koh Pich satellite city to the Koh Norea development area in Phnom Penh’s Khan Chbar Ampov has been scheduled for soft launch in November 2023. The bridge  will contribute to reducing the traffic congestion in the eastern part of the capital. ...

Khmer Times Staff

BRI brings a profound impact on Cambodia

The Belt and Road Initiative, the most ambitious and expansive infrastructure connectivity and development project ever conceived, was proposed a decade ago. The initiative connects about 150 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America through a network of infrastructure investments, trade agreements and cultural ...

Khmer Times Staff

National road 76 Mondulkiri – Phnom Penh collapsed after heavy rain

National Road 76 Mondulkiri – Phnom Penh has been temporarily closed since Tuesday after heavy rains and flash floods caused the road to collapse. All vehicles traveling from Mondulkiri to Phnom Penh must now go through Kratie, Stung Treng and Ratanakiri, according to the Mondulkiri ...

Seoung Nimol and Phon Sothyroth

2km Mekong bridge announced

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has announced the project “Construction of the first bridge across the Mekong River in Kratie province” ...

Khmer Times Staff

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