Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport

Limit to be set on age of imported cars

As part of a road safety drive, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Ministry of Interior have set the lifespan of used vehicles allowed to be imported into Cambodia to reduce accidents and protect the environment. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/limit-to-be-set-on-age-of-imported-cars

Third expressway to connect Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

A third expressway connecting Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province is being mooted, with four companies expressing interest with the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation to carry out construction. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/third-expressway-to-connect-phnom-penh-and-siem-reap

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

Special number plates net $82M in six years

In six years, from September 2016 to September 2022, Cambodia’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport managed to sell 225,171 special and personalized car registration number plates earning $82,418,125. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501173215/special-number-plates-net-82m-in-six-years/

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/

Construction on Covid jab plant starts in Nov

A senior Ministry of Health official has said construction on Cambodia’s first Covid-19 vaccine packaging plant is to start in November. Set on an area of around 5ha, the facility is to meet the vaccine needs of everyone living in the Kingdom.​ ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-covid-jab-plant-starts-nov

Ministry opens third public EV charger – in central Siem Reap

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on September 14 inaugurated its third public electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosk, this time in central Siem Reap town, raising hopes for the wide adoption of the alternative fuel vehicles going forward. A ministry statement issued in conjunction ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-opens-third-public-ev-charger-central-siem-reap

Ministry trials sewage monitor robot

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has embraced modern technology and launched the Kingdom’s first robotic drain monitoring device. The machine will be used to investigate the insides of sewers and drains. ...

Lay Samean and Fin Frida
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trials-sewage-monitor-robot

Kingdom, China ink railway training deal

A Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) and public Beijing-based university have teamed up to provide technical training to Cambodian students and other participants, and develop their expertise in the railway industry, as the Kingdom moves to modernise its rail infrastructure, according to the transport ministry. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-china-ink-railway-training-deal

Ministry to promote use of electric vehicles

To promote electric vehicles or EVs in the country, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport is to showcase for the first time different electric vehicles and related technology later this week in Phnom Penh. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046120/ministry-to-promote-use-of-electric-vehicles/

$110 million from World Bank to improve National Road Number four to Sihanoukville

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has begun construction and improvement of National Road 4 (NR4) under a  $110 million in financing from the World Bank, aiming to meet the current traffic growth. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1033275/110-million-from-world-bank-to-improve-national-road-number-four-to-sihanoukville/

More bridge and road projects soon

The Public Works Ministry plans to build two more bridges, one across the Mekong river in Kratie province and one across the Bassac river in Chak Angre Krom commune, in Phnom Penh. The ministry also plans to rebuild or upgrade several inter-provincial national roads. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50983654/more-bridge-and-road-projects-soon/

Siem Reap 38 road infrastructure project 90 percent completed

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport and Permanent Deputy Chairman of the 38-Road Infrastructure Project, accompanied Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense to inspect the construction site, pavement, AC concrete, drainage system of 38 road infrastructure project in Siem Reap ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50970344/siem-reap-38-road-infrastructure-project-90-percent-completed/

Cambodia is studying to reduce the tax rate for electric cars by 50% to encourage people to use

In an interview with CNBC on the current plans, connections and future of transportation in Cambodia on November 12, 2021, Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, said that the launch of Electric vehicles (EVs) are in the early stages of development in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50970057/cambodia-is-studying-to-reduce-the-tax-rate-for-electric-cars-by-50-to-encourage-people-to-use/

Ministry of Public Works registers road systems nationwide

The Ministry of Public Works has started the registration of road systems nationwide to ensure the efficient management of repair and maintenance work. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50964643/ministry-of-public-works-registers-road-systems-nationwide/

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