Sihanoukville selected to transform into smart city
Sihanoukville has been selected as one city of three spots regionwide to take part in the Smart Cities Innovation Lab initiative to transform into a smart city, with a call for startups to implement new solutions. ...
Sihanoukville to inject life into abandoned buildings
There are 400 abandoned buildings in Sihanoukville and authorities want to do something about the eyesore. Preah Sihanouk Governor Kuoch Chamroeun said Sihanoukville has 1,006 high-rise buildings of which 359 were unfinished and abandoned. ...
‘Eco-tourism’ development on the cards for Koh Thmey isle
Local company HTTH Island Investment Co Ltd is reportedly studying the feasibility of a 16.68sq km “eco-tourism” development project on Koh Thmey island, just southeast of Prey Nop district’s Ream National Park in Preah Sihanouk province. ...
Marine plastic issue discussed
State institutions and development partners are gathering input on strategies for the efficient management of marine debris, especially plastic waste, in the tourist destinations of the Kingdom’s coastline. ...
Inter-ministerial meeting gauges Preah Sihanouk’s unfinished project issue
A January 19 inter-ministerial meeting discussed potential incentives and other measures that could be used to address the issue of the hundreds of unfinished buildings and investment projects dotting Preah Sihanouk province. ...
Preah Sihanouk special economic zone policy draft approved
The Council of Ministers on January 13 examined, discussed and agreed to the draft policy on land management and use to convert Preah Sihanouk province into a “Model Multi-Purpose Special Economic Zone” with planning to that end from 2022-2038. ...
Unfinished P Sihanouk building team formed
The government on October 12 set up an inter-institutional commission tasked with resolving the issue of unfinished buildings in Preah Sihanouk province, most of which are owned by Chinese investors. This is according to a Council of Ministers letter issued on the same date addressed to ...
1st Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia sparks tourist influx to coastal province: PM
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that some 200,000 vehicles had traveled on the kingdom’s first-ever expressway since it was open to the public for trial use for free on Oct 1. ...
More government meetings held over human trafficking
Top government officials continued high-level meetings over human trafficking on Monday as Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities ordered all building owners to report foreign residents and workers on their premises by September 24. ...
‘Masterminds’ behind Preah Sihanouk landgrabbing come forward
After Prime Minister Hun Sen told the ringleaders who incited people to encroach on state land in Preah Sihanouk province to come forward, three men came forward to admit their guilt. The trio attempted to portray themselves as victims in a land dispute protest and ...
Koh Preus upgrades 70% complete
Initial construction of a nearly $30 million tourism infrastructure project on Preah Sihanouk province’s Koh Preus Island is “about 70 per cent complete”, according to an official with the developer. Heng Thou, construction site manager of Angela Real Estate Co Ltd (ARE), told The Post that ...
Prek Kampong Smach a potential for ecotourism in Preah Sihanouk
Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun held a meeting on Wednesday with the Prek Kampong Smach fisheries management team and advised officials to create a working group to study economic data from the area and promote ecotourism. ...
Sihanoukville rents plummet as land prices stay stagnant
Sihanoukville, a once-sleepy seaside city in the Kingdom’s coastal province that has now become a ballooning enclave for Chinese-run construction and real estate, is now seeing house rental prices plummeting and land values stagnating. ...
Masterplan for Preah Sihanouk province
Preah Sihanouk province will soon become a multi-purpose special economic zone and potentially the industrial hub of Cambodia, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...
Preah Sihanouk to be turned into ‘second Shenzhen’
The government aims to transform Sihanoukville into Cambodia’s industrial hub – a “second Shenzhen city”, Ministry of Economy and Finance secretary of state Vongsey Vissoth said. Located along the coast, Preah Sihanouk province boasts an international airport, a railway line connected to Phnom Penh and ...
Preah Sihanouk to remove more than 1,000 shophouses for flood mitigation
Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall will demolish more than 1,000 illegally built shophouses and homes along the banks of canals and on the sidewalks in Sihanoukville to facilitate flood mitigation projects. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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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. ...
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 ...