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Sihanoukville

Hundreds of security cameras to monitor Sihanoukville next year

Hundreds of security cameras will be installed along major roads in Sihanoukville to monitor traffic and increase security next year. Major General Chuon Narin, chief of Preah Sihanouk provincial police,  yesterday said a total of 600 cameras will be placed in 500 central locations in ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667178/hundreds-of-security-cameras-to-monitor-sihanoukville-next-year/

Chamroeun seeks support of UN in smart city development

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun wants the UN in Cambodia to provide support for the development of officials’ capacity in moving towards the preparation of Sihanoukville development principle as per the smart city model. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chamroeun-seeks-support-un-smart-city-development

Entertainment and Investment expo slated for early next year

The third edition of the Asia Entertainment and Investment Expo, also known as AGE Cambodia 2020, will be held at Sokha Beach Resort in Sihanoukville on March 26 and 27, according to the official website for the event.​ ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661036/entertainment-and-investment-expo-slated-for-early-next-year/

PM addresses infrastructure

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday addressed the Kingdom’s spending on new infrastructure projects during the groundbreaking ceremony for 34 new roads in Preah Sihanouk province amid calls for greater transparency over Cambodia’s expenditures. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-addresses-infrastructure

China to finance Preah Sihanouk development

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has agreed to a request from Cambodia to provide financial support for the development of Preah Sihanouk province. The request was made on Sunday by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the sidelines of the 35th Asean Summit and Related Summits ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657174/china-to-finance-preah-sihanouk-development/

Law and order improved in Preah Sihanouk, official says

A Preah Sihanouk provincial official has claimed that security and public order have shown signs of improvement since the appointment of provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun in June. Kheang Phearum, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesman, told The Post that security has tightened since Chamroeun took up ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/law-and-order-improved-preah-sihanouk-official-says

CDC okays two S’ville hotels

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) last week approved two Chinese-invested hotel projects in Sihanoukville worth $379 million, it said in a Facebook post. The two five-star hotels by Xigang V-Continent International Investment Co Ltd and Hai Gang Grand Hotel Co Ltd have ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-okays-two-sville-hotels

‘Anarchic’ cottage residents agree to relocate willingly

Forty-five families from Commune IV in Preah Sihanouk province’s Mittapheap district on Thursday said they would willingly dismantle their makeshift homes and relocate in exchange for 5m by 20m plots of land in Kbal Chhay district. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anarchic-cottage-residents-agree-relocate-willingly

Ministry orders demolition of Sihanoukville building

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction ordered a nine-storey building in Sihanoukville’s Mittapheap district to be demolished after deeming it technically inadequate and of poor quality. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-orders-demolition-sihanoukville-building

Sihanoukville buildings encroaching on pavement demolished

Sihanoukville authorities demolished two buildings on Wednesday that encroached on the pavement, dismantled seven canvas structures and dug up five stone terraces after their owners failed to comply with repeated instructions to remove the obstructing structures themselves. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-buildings-encroaching-pavement-demolished

Sihanoukville residents to remove homes

The Sihanoukville municipal administration on Saturday issued a notice ordering buildings on state land along Street 821A, in Commune 4, to be removed by August 2. Municipal governor Y Sokleng on Sunday said the administration planned to widen Street 821A – currently eight metres wide ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-residents-remove-homes

China OKs Sihanoukville consulate

An information centre for Chinese nationals and a Chinese consulate will be established in Sihanoukville following a meeting between new provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun and Chinese ambassador Wang Wentian, provincial spokesperson Kheang Phearum told The Post on Sunday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-oks-sihanoukville-consulate

PM: Chamroeun ‘able man’ as Preah Sihanouk governor

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said he considers Preah Sihanouk province’s governor-in-waiting Kuoch Chamroeun to be an “able man” who had vowed to find the cause of Saturday’s building collapse that killed 28 people and injured a further 26. Chamroeun also promised to restore trust ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-chamroeun-%E2%80%98able-man%E2%80%99-preah-sihanouk-governor

Growing numbers of Chinese workers drive up housing costs in Cambodia’s Sihanoukville

A steady climb in the number of Chinese nationals moving to Cambodia’s Sihanoukville over the last two years has driven up housing costs in the southwestern coastal province, leaving many Cambodian workers struggling to make ends meet while property owners profit from the increase in ...

Richard Finney
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/housing-06182019160233.html

Phay Siphan: Preah Sihanouk will become a second Singapore

Government spokesman Phay Siphan said on Monday that Preah Sihanouk province will become a second Singapore, as authorities were warned that its development, fuelled largely by Chinese investment, was coming at a cost to locals. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phay-siphan-preah-sihanouk-will-become-second-singapore

Authorities remove construction material rubbish from sidewalks

Authorities in Preah Sihanouk province on Saturday removed leftover construction materials littered on public sidewalks after more than a dozen companies failed to meet a December 20 deadline to clean up. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50562240/authorities-remove-construction-material-rubbish-from-sidewalks/

Airport annex may displace villagers

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Yun Min has informed 62 families living in the vicinity of the province’s Kang Keng airport about a potential relocation as the government plans to expand it. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/airport-annex-may-displace-villagers

Battambang, Siem Reap and Kampot among nation’s cleanest

The cities of Battambang, Kampot, Sihanoukville, Siem Reap, Kep, Kampong Cham, in addition to Doun Penh, a district of Phnom Penh, all received the top accolade, three romdul flowers, in the second edition of the country’s Clean City Contest. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50111141/battambang-siem-reap-kampot-among-nations-cleanest/

Sihanoukville governor slams construction gate

Preah Sihanouk town authorities on Wednesday ordered the dismantling of a construction site gate that was encroaching upon public land and a canal in Boun commune. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50106111/sihanoukville-governor-slams-construction-gate/

Chinese investment in Cambodian province pushes up crime rate, says governor

China’s growing presence and investment in a fast-developing Cambodian port and province have pushed up the crime rate and brought instability, its governor said in a letter to the government. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-china/chinese-investment-in-cambodian-province-pushes-up-crime-rate-says-governor-idUSKBN1FF0XP

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