Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kampot tourism port seeks public-private partnership

The Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, and the Ministry of Tourism will co-host an investor seminar on “The Operations and Maintenance of Kampot Tourism Port through the Public-Private Partnerships”. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Ministry takes high tech route to road repairs

The Road Care Supervision System, a software to assess the condition of roads, will start a trial run under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Torn Vibol

MPWT sets price of 1,600 riel per kWh for electric vehicles

Electric vehicle (EV) owners will be charged 1,600 riel per kWh to recharge, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) said today, as figures reveal the number of EVs nationwide are on the rise. ...

Rov Hongseng

New landfill for Kampong Thom officially inaugurated

More than $4 million worth of landfills in Kampong Thom province were officially inaugurated on Monday to help improve sanitation and environmental management services around Tonle Sap Lake. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PP-SR-Poipet Expressway project study agreement inked

The infrastructure construction firm Chinese Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) yesterday entered into a framework agreement with the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) represented by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) to complete the detailed study on the $4 billion Phnom Penh-Siem Reap-Poipet ...

Kang Sothear

Green-growth institute vows support for Kingdom as e-bus, waste tech plans progress

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has renewed its commitment to support the Cambodian government in the transition towards environmentally friendly, inclusive, sustainable economic growth through the Seoul-based organisation’s ongoing projects as well as green transport and waste management initiatives in its pipeline. ...

Post Staff

Sihanoukville in line to become leading international port hub

The Transport Minister said on Monday that Sihanoukville will be transformed into a regional and international port hub, pledging three new container ports of $973 million where people can exchange goods and attract investors. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Cambodia finalises plans for 150 infrastructure projects

Cambodia is currently in the process of finalising the Comprehensive Intermodal Transport Master Plan 2022-2030 (CIT-MP), which includes plans for 150 hard and soft infrastructure development projects and requires an investment of $30 billion, according to Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. ...

Post Staff

Deal to deliver Cambodia’s new logistics complex, promote regional connectivity and integration

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has signed a new agreement with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to establish a public-private partnership (PPP) for a logistics complex in Preah Sihanouk province to assist Cambodia in meeting its goal of becoming a new regional logistics ...

Khmer Times Staff

Call for stakeholders to facilitate PP-SR expressway study

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) has urged the capital and provincial governors to intervene and facilitate the Phnom Penh-Siem Reap Expressway project study. ...

Mao Sreypich

Battambang landfill is officially inaugurated to participate in the development of sanitation

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, presided over the handover and official inauguration ceremony of a large landfill in Battambang city of Urban Environment Management in the Tonle Sap Phase 2 Project under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Transport minister backs Siem Reap electric bus study

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has expressed its support a pre-feasibility study on the use of electric buses in Siem Reap town and province. The case study, which was prepared by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), will be used as model for ...

Van Socheata

Cambodia urges Thailand to expedite construction of border admn facility

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) of the Royal Government of Cambodia has urged its Thailand counterpart to expedite the construction of its administrative building at the Steung Bat-Ban Nong Ian International Border and prepare relevant documents so that both parties can open ...

Kang Sothear

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