Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501499463/malaysian-firm-confirms-support-for-pp-bavet-expressway-project/

MPWT considers private sector partner for Kampot Tourist Port

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) is considering a public private partnership (PPP) agreement with local development company AZ Builder to finalize the Kampot International Tourist Port. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501488399/mpwt-considers-private-sector-partner-for-kampot-tourist-port/

MPWT considers private sector partner for Kampot Tourist Port

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) is considering a public private partnership (PPP) agreement with local development company AZ Builder to finalize the Kampot International Tourist Port. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501488399/mpwt-considers-private-sector-partner-for-kampot-tourist-port/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501483336/committed-to-fairness-govt-working-out-compensation-to-those-affected-by-funan-techo-canal-project/

Minister of Public Works holds a meeting to collect input from stakeholders on reform

The Ministry of Public Works held a meeting to receive input from ministries and institutions for the drafting of measures and action plans to implement measures. Keys to public administration reform include improving the recruitment system, capacity building and institutional capacity, and the incentive system ...

Torn Vibol
https://tinyurl.com/bvv45569

Ministry takes measures to prevent railway accidents

Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) has launched emergency measures to prevent and curb railway accidents following the recurrence of frequent accidents on Cambodian railways. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501469155/ministry-takes-measures-to-prevent-railway-accidents/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501457950/chinese-firms-show-feasibility-of-light-railway-connecting-airport-metro-in-phnom-penh/

Kingdom’s port sees remarkable rise in container throughput

The state-owned port Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) witnessed remarkable growth in container throughput in 2023, according to the annual report of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Friday. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501449704/kingdoms-port-sees-remarkable-rise-in-container-throughput/

Sale of private license plates slump 11.9%

Revenue from the sale of special license plates decreased by about 11.9 percent to $16 million in 2023, with the Ministry of Public Works​ and Transport (MPWT) claiming it is a result of the global economic crisis. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/sale-of-private-license-plates-slump-119

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447891/ministry-achieves-over-56-of-road-construction-goals/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501443206/govt-seeks-40b-capital-to-build-infrastructures-by-2033/

Transport Minister: Funan Techo Canal Project to Begin Construction in Late 2024

The Tonle Bassac Navigation Road and Logistics System Project, commonly known as the “Funan Techo Canal” project, is scheduled to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony in the fourth quarter of 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425184/transport-minister-funan-techo-canal-project-to-begin-construction-in-late-2024/

Japan to help Kingdom achieve sustainable development goals

The Embassy of Japan in Cambodia (EoJ), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) are examining possibilities of supporting various sectors including enhancing the development of the education system, technology, human resources development, navigation skills, modernisation curriculum and ...

Nheng Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501421756/japan-to-help-kingdom-achieve-sustainable-development-goals/

Licences of 37 transport companies revoked

Thirty-seven transport and bus companies had their licences revoked by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) because they have failed to renew their business licences. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423053/licences-of-37-transport-companies-revoked/

Composition of Nat’l Road Safety Committee changed

The government has changed the composition of the National Road Safety Committee, which will now be chaired by Interior Minister Sar Sokha with Minister of Public Works and Transport Peng Ponea as the Permanent Vice Chairman as well as four other vice chairmen and 19 ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413460/composition-of-natl-road-safety-committee-changed/

ADB, MPWT build $6.28 million landfill project in Battambang

The Asia Development Bank (ADB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) has successfully built a 20-hectare controlled landfill in Battambang province, aiming to serve 126,000 people in the community with the capacity to remove 100 tonnes of trash daily for ...

Nheng Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501404698/adb-mpwt-build-6-28-million-landfill-project-in-battambang/

MPWT: 2019, the year with highest road accidents in last five years

“2019” was the year with the highest number of road accidents during the last five years, with 4,141 cases, resulting in 2,151 deaths, 4,097 serious injuries and 7,271 minor injuries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396121/mpwt-2019-the-year-with-highest-road-accidents-in-last-five-years/

Cambodian Transport Minister receives Chinese Vice Minister of Transport

Peng Ponea, Cambodian Minister of Public Works and Transport, received Li Yang, Vice Minister of Transport of China in Luang Prabang, Laos, on Nov. 9, on the sidelines of the 29th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting and associated meetings. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501390514/cambodian-transport-minister-receives-chinese-vice-minister-of-transport/

GDT reminds vehicle owners to pay tax on means of transportation for 2023

The General Department of Taxation has reminded all vehicle owners who have not yet fulfilled their tax obligations to submit their tax returns by November 30, 2023, along with their ID cards, identification vehicles, and vehicle technical inspection certificates issued by the Ministry of Public ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501362229/gdt-reminds-vehicle-owners-to-pay-tax-on-means-of-transportation-for-2023/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501355625/australia-supports-inclusive-and-resilient-road-design-in-cambodia/

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