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Ministry of Public Works and Transport

Canal restoration in Preah Sihanouk set to be done in three months

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said at the start of the restoration of five canals in Preah Sihanouk province on Monday that the work had to be completed in three months to avoid further flooding. A report by the Ministry of Public ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/canal-restoration-preah-sihanouk-set-be-done-three-months

Gov’t to incentivise electric bus imports

The government is working on a policy to encourage imports of high-quality electric buses. Chhoun Voun, director-general of the Department of Land Transport at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, told Khmer Times yesterday they are drafting a “land transport policy” that will include ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667515/govt-to-incentivise-electric-bus-imports/

Ministry pushes motorists to utilise QR code licence plates

The Transport Ministry is encouraging drivers to replace their old licence plates with ones displaying QR codes in a bid to curb the use of fake plates in the Kingdom. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667607/ministry-pushes-motorists-to-utilise-qr-code-licence-plates/

Minister gets tough on illegal modification of vehicles by mechanics

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Tuesday warned mechanics workshops throughout the country to stop modifying vehicles against technical and legal standards, or face shutdown. Chanthol said modified vehicles were known to have caused accidents and affected road safety. He said authorities ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-gets-tough-illegal-modification-vehicles-mechanics

PP-SHV Expressway on track for completion in early 2023

The construction of the $1.9 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, which broke ground at the end of March, is on track to be completed by early 2023, Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Vasim Sorya said on Monday. The 190km high-speed highway linking the capital ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pp-shv-expressway-track-completion-early-2023

Minister wants better business relationship with Hunan province

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Tuesday called on China’s Hunan province to promote bilateral trade, cooperation and investment, and seize opportunities in many potential sectors. He was speaking at the Hunan Investment Promotion and Machinery Expo in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/minister-wants-better-business-relationship-hunan-province

PIANC membership set to make splash in waterways

Cambodia expects to benefit from additional management and development skills in waterways and ports as a member of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Eang Veng Sun said on Thursday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pianc-membership-set-make-splash-waterways

Municipal police set to crackdown on vehicles which are not registered

Phnom Penh municipal police have warned of tough action against owners of unregistered vehicles including cars, motorbikes and tricycles. In an announcement issued on Friday, the municipal police said that starting October 21, the authorities will stop and impound all vehicles travelling on the road ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/municipal-police-set-crackdown-vehicles-which-are-not-registered

Roads in 11 provinces damaged by floods

Transport Minister Sun Chanthol on Sunday said that 46 roads in 11 provinces have been severely damaged by floods and the ministry will repair them after water recedes. He said a total of 60 kilometers of roads, including national ones, were involved and the ministry had ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641781/roads-in-11-provinces-damaged-by-floods/

Gov’t to amend traffic law as death toll continues to rise

The government is set to amend traffic laws as the nationwide death toll from road accidents continue to rise. Speaking at the 2nd annual conference on road safety on Thursday, Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol, who is also vice-chairman of the National ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-amend-traffic-law-death-toll-continues-rise

Ministry to ‘secretly’ inspect national road constructions

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced it will “secretly inspect” Cambodian roads to ensure their quality meets the Kingdom’s standards. Pal Chandara, secretary of state and spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said a newly formed working group would inspect ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-secretly-inspect-national-road-constructions

Ministry needs millions to improve drainage

The Public Works and Transport Ministry on Friday said it plans to spend about $170 million to improve Sihanoukville’s wastewater treatment system and deal with floods. Transport Minister Sun Chanthol said during a workshop in the capital that he will push for the budget to be ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50637052/ministry-needs-millions-to-improve-drainage/

Road damage harming S’ville trade

The Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that road damage in Preah Sihanouk province caused by recent rainfall and traffic congestion has been affecting the transport of goods between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/road-damage-harming-sville-trade

Bidding on major artery renovation to begin next month

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday announced that the renovation of National Road 4, which connects the capital with Sihanoukville in the south, will begin early next year. The ministry said bidding for the project will start in September. National Road 4 is one ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635502/bidding-on-major-artery-renovation-to-begin-next-month/

Ministry to blacklist road companies failing to uphold technical standards

The Transport Minister yesterday warned road repair companies that they will be blacklisted from bidding on future public projects if they fail to uphold technical standards in their work. Transport Minister Sun Chanthol yesterday met with contractors and technical inspection companies to discuss the improvement of ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50631407/ministry-to-blacklist-road-companies-failing-to-uphold-technical-standards/

Ministry dismisses six officials for negligence in road construction

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has removed six inspectors and supervisors working on the construction of National Road 7 after they were found to be negligent. Some companies involved in the project were also warned to address the quality of construction or face ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-dismisses-six-officials-negligence-road-construction

Water problems in Sihanoukville

Officials from the Public Works and Transport Ministry and the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration are studying how to jointly address damaged infrastructure and have decided to first tackle water and road problems. In May, an inter-ministerial committee made up of officials from various ministries agreed to ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622637/water-problems-in-sihanoukville/

Study on mass transit system completed

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has concluded a feasibility study on the AGT, an electric mass transit system that could help reduce traffic congestion in Phnom Penh. However, the result of the study has not been made public yet, said Vasim Sorya, spokesman for the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622359/study-on-mass-transit-system-completed/

Agreement signed for national road repairs

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday signed an agreement with Korean company Hanshin Engineering and Construction for the long-awaited reconstruction of National Road 2 and National Road 22. According to a press release from the ministry, the reconstruction of National Road 2 and ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50617730/agreement-signed-for-national-road-repairs/

Vehicle registration laws issued

The government on Monday issued a sub-decree on the registration for vehicle identification cards and number plates at the request of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. Article 22 of Chapter Three in the sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen gives the right ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vehicle-registration-laws-issued

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