Transport and shipping

National Road 5 to facilitate goods transport and enhance connectivity

Two key road sections of the National Road 5 linking Phnom Penh and Battambang province will play an important role in facilitating travel flows, goods transportation and enhancement of regional connectivity. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Physical infrastructure development remains a priority for Cambodia

Physical infrastructure development remains a main priority of the Royal Government of the 7th legislature of the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Dr Hun Manet at the inauguration ceremony of 246.15-kilometer-long portion of National Road (NR) No. 5 from PrekKdam in Kandal province to Battambang ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia to construct two more airports

Cambodia will add two more airports to the construction agenda in a bid to improve connectivity between the country and other tourism hubs in the world, said Mao Havannall, Minister in charge of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Government to expand road from new Siem Reap Airport to provincial city

The Royal Government has planned to upgrade the National Road (NR) 6 from the T-junction of the highway from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (SAI) in Siem Reap to the provincial city with a distance of nearly 20 kilometres at an estimated cost of $60 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM promises more infra for Capital development

The Royal Government of Cambodia is planning to build more roads and bridges to support the economic growth of the country, facilitating the travel of people and transport of goods. ...

Chea Vanyuth

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

NR 5 helps boost trade and connect the region

The construction of the northern section of the National Road 5 (NR 5) from Battambang to Serey Sophorn city is completed and has been put in service. ...

Tin Sokhavuth

Vietnamese E-Taxis Headed for Cambodia

Vietnam’s VinFast electric taxis are gearing up to land in Cambodia and Laos after gaining dominance on home turf, sparking a decision to expand to countries that prioritise tourism, according to The Business Times. ,,, ...

Yatt Malai

One thousand palm trees aim to beautify sides of expressway

One thousand palm trees have been planted along the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway in the Stung Hav and Prey Nop districts of Preah Sihanouk province to enhance the expressway’s natural beauty for all those who journey along it. ...

Post Staff

PM urges provincial administrations to focus on building roads not parks

Prime Minister Hun Manet urged provincial administrations to focus on constructing quality roads in communes to serve the local economy and improve people’s livelihoods rather than request funding to build parks. ...

Hang Punreay

Qatar resumes flights to Phnom Penh amid rising tourist numbers

Qatar Airways touched down at Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) on October 29, marking its comeback after suspending operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic and aiming to tap into Cambodia’s resurgent tourism sector. ...

Post Staff

Measures sought to optimise Vietnam-Cambodia logistic route

The Ho Chi Minh City-based Saigon Newport Corporation held a workshop to seek measures to strengthen connectivity and develop Vietnam – Cambodia logistic service route on October 28 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia’s CDC unveils $50-bn logistics initiative

Cambodian deputy prime minister Sun Chanthol recently announced a comprehensive $50-billion master plan for the country’s transport and logistics sectors comprising 174 projects. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Yi lauds positive BRI impact

China’s foreign minister Wang Yi has reiterated that a number of ASEAN members of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have benefited from development projects under the policy, and that the Chinese government will continue to support them, no matter the circumstances. ...

Vong Daravady

KohPich-KohNorea Bridge to be reopened for temporary use from today

The KohPich-KohNorea Bridge will be reopened for temporary use from today, at 6:00 am, to reduce traffic congestion at the construction site of Preah Monivong flyover. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Siem Reap’s SAI welcomes first flight

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport (SAI) welcomed its first flight on October 16, marking a significant milestone in Cambodia’s tourism development post-Covid-19. During the reception for the inaugural commercial flight to SAI, Vongsey Vissoth, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Council of Ministers, ...

Van Socheata

Siem Reap-Angkor Int’l Airport to start official commercial operation today

The Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (SAI) will start its official commercial operation on Oct. 16, after the airport flight demonstrations and tests of check-in demo, passenger boarding and landing as well as many other necessary procedures have been made successfully. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Siem Reap airport to ‘boost’ tourism

The private sector in Siem Reap’s tourism industry is optimistic that the new Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (SAI), set to officially open in early December, will boost international tourist numbers. The rise is anticipated despite the currently low numbers of international arrivals, a lingering effect ...

Hin Pisei

Two Bassac river bridges planned to ease traffic congestion

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration plans to construct two bridges across the Bassac River from Prek Pra to National Road 2 linking to Hun Sen Boulevard in Choeung Ek Development Zone to ease traffic congestion. ...

Hang Punreay

China-ASEAN Civil Aviation Center launched

The China-ASEAN Civil Aviation Cooperation and Exchange Center was officially launched at a recent forum on industry cooperation in Nanning City, China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Koh Kong port launches testing operations

Koh Kong province’s first international seaport, Koh Kong Port Management in Kiri Sakor district, on Monday officially launched testing to facilitate local transportation of agricultural products, improving the livelihoods of people in the area. ...

Yatt Malai

Korea Friendship Bridge work to begin soon

The construction of the $245 million cable-stayed Cambodia-Korea Friendship Bridge, to be built in two sections across the Tonle Sap River and the Mekong River, will begin soon as the final evaluation of the project has just been completed. ...

Manoj Mathew

Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia saves time, money for travelers

Connecting Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, with the international deep-water seaport province of Preah Sihanouk, the first Chinese-invested Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway has not only facilitated transportation, but also saved both time and money for travellers. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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