National state-of-the-art hospital scheduled for June opening
The Ministry of Health and the Phnom Penh Municipal Administration said they expect the Techo Santepheap National Hospital to be completed in June this year. When complete, it will be the largest state-of-the-art hospital in the country. ...
Rubbish services rated better by city residents
At the beginning of 2021, three waste collection companies – Mizuda Sanitation Cambodia Co Ltd, Cintri Cambodia, and 800 Super-GAEA (Cambodia) Co Ltd – signed contracts with the Phnom Penh Municipal Administration and began operating in their respective areas. As of November, the three firms ...
Orkide director gets 67 hectares on Boeng Tamok
A business associate of the prime minister’s daughter has received 67 hectares from the state on the rapidly filling Boeng Tamok lake in Phnom Penh. Boeng Tamok, one of the city’s last lakes, has been doled out to tycoons and officials’ family members in recent years, ...
State markets allowed to fully reopen
All kinds of business in state markets are permitted to resume from the onset of June 15, according to a new decision issued by Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng late on June 14. ...
Capital's designated zones retained for another week
The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration will retain through May 19 the capital’s three-colour-coded system that determines to what extent coronavirus restrictions are placed on parts of the city. ...
Large-scale Mekong River landfilling draws concern eco-system and water way
Almost every day for the past year about a dozen boats carrying thousands of cubic meters of sand dump their load at Koh Norea, a small tip of land where the Mekong spills into the Bassac river. According to workers at the site, the sand ...
Waste management firms plan mobile service app
A meeting was held at Phnom Penh municipal hall discussing the establishment of a phone app for the solid waste management system. Phnom Penh municipal deputy governor Huot Hay headed the meeting on February 15 which was attended by representatives from Optistech Co Ltd and ...
Lake filling in capital draws CSOs concern
Civil society organisations (CSOs) working on the environment and human rights have expressed concern about filling parts of Boeung Tamok Lake to create new parcels of land on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. ...
Deadline to vacate Phnom Penh’s largest lake set
Prek Pnov district authorities have notified local fishermen to remove lattices and ponds completely from the Boeung Tamok Lake by the end of this year. The warning comes after years of delays. Prek Pnov district governor Sok Sambath told The Post on November 19 time had ...
Lake set for development
The government is set to hand over 38ha of Boeung Tamok Lake for development, according to two sub-decrees dated September 1 and seen by The Post on Sunday. The first sub-decree says 15ha of the lake will be given to the National Committee for Disaster Management, ...
PM announces portion of Lvea Aem District to be part of Phnom Penh
Prime Minister Hun Sen today announced that a part of Lvea Aem district, Kandal province, located east of Chatumok river will be upgraded to a district of Phnom Penh. ...
Phnom Penh Lakes ‘on the Brink of Elimination’: Report
Every lake in Phnom Penh has been damaged by development and its wetlands decimated, leading to severe flooding, loss of livelihoods and disappearance of fish species, a new report says. ...
Khut Sokun and Newsroom Cambodia
Council approves Aeon 3 project
Japan’s Aeon Mall Co is to spend more than $200 million building its third shopping mall in Phnom Penh as the firm eyes the Kingdom’s burgeoning middle-class. Construction on Aeon Mall 3 in the capital’s Meanchey district is to begin early next year as a result ...
Over 1,000 constructions inspected, 27 demolished
Authorities demolished 27 constructions that were found to have posed a high risk to safety. They ordered another 636 sites to sign contracts agreeing to comply with legal procedures this year, a government report said on Wednesday. ...
Century Plaza sellers wait for new area after order to move
Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng instructed Por Sen Chey district authorities and Century Group not to stop vendors from selling goods around Century Plaza Market, which is marked for redevelopment. ...
Chip Mong commences Park Land 50M project
Chip Mong Land, one of the Kingdom’s leading construction developers, has launched the “Park Land 50M” residential project. The project broke ground on Thursday in Dangkor district’s Prey Sar commune along the capital’s second ring road, which – hence the name – is 50m wide. ...
Half a million landed homes by 2030: VTrust
The document, titled Phnom Penh 2030, showed that landed homes will increase threefold over the next 13 years. The valuation company claims the total currently stands at 150,000 but will hit 450,000 by 2030. VTrust’s report anticipates an average of 25,000 new landed units to hit ...
Thmey Thmey Staff
Ho Chi Minh seeks to be twin city with Phnom Penh
A delegation from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city yesterday requested support from National Assembly President Heng Samrin to set up a twin city arrangement between it and Phnom Penh. Kim San, deputy chief of Mr Samrin’s cabinet, told reporters after the meeting that the delegation led ...
Government approves the Japanese SmartCity initiative in principle
The establishment of the Asean-Japan Smart City Network and of a Private-Public Forum on Asean-Japan urbanisation development in Cambodia may soon be a reality after the government approved the initiatives in principle, according to a Council of Ministers letter. ...
Sub-decrees approve creation of new districts
Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued two sub-decrees reclassifying two communes in Phnom Penh as districts, as per a request made by Interior Minister Sar Kheng last week. In the separate sub-decrees, obtained by Khmer Times yesterday, Boeng Keng Kang I, Boeng Keng Kang II, Boeng Keng Kang ...