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Transport infrastructure and facilities

38 Roads project to modernise Siem Reap City and tourism

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that the construction of 38 roads in Siem Reap will modernise the city and improve the tourism experience in this renowned travel destination. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787815/38-roads-project-to-modernise-siem-reap-city-and-tourism/

Royal Railway and Cambodian government talks still on track

Negotiations are still under way between Royal Railway Cambodia and the Cambodian Government on implementing a new concession agreement designed to improve Cambodia’s railway systems as well as keeping the infrastructure running in an orderly manner.​ ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779061/royal-railway-and-cambodian-government-talks-still-on-track/

Speculation fears over location of new ring road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) held consultations to decide the location of National Ring Road 4 around Phnom Penh. Once complete, it is expected to ease traffic and freight transportation. But the location of the project is being kept under wraps to ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775152/speculation-fears-over-location-of-new-ring-road/

Ministry speeding up draft port law

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has convened a meeting to discuss the speeding up of the draft port law. The law is expected to play a crucial role in management and development of port, promotion of national and international trade, order maintenance, facilitation ...

Lim Nary/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773840/ministry-speeding-up-draft-port-law/

Koh Pich-Koh Norea bridge construction to start in late October

The construction of a bridge connecting Koh Pich satellite city in Phnom Penh to the Koh Norea development area in the capital’s Khan Chbar Ampov will begin on 26 October 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771586/koh-pich-koh-norea-bridge-construction-to-start-in-late-october-2/

Good news for clean-energy traffic

TADA, Cambodia’s fastest-growing ride-hailing app, plans to invest $20 million to produce electric tuktuks within the framework of clean energy development. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762627/good-news-for-clean-energy-traffic/

National Road 5 rehabilitation 43 percent complete

The rehabilitation project for the National Road No. 5 has completed about 43 percent, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760168/national-road-5-rehabilitation-43-percent-complete/

Thailand will gift 140km of rail to Cambodia for stronger link

Cambodia will soon welcome another 140km of northern railway to connect to the Thai border to better facilitate the transportation of goods between the two countries. Cambodia and Thailand officially launched rail reconnection link in late 2018. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/thailand-will-gift-140km-rail-cambodia-stronger-link

Construction of Phnom Penh’s third ring road completed 40 percent

The construction of Phnom Penh’s third ring road has been completed nearly 40 percent, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT).​ The third ring road stretches from National Road 4 in Chumpu Voan village, Chaom Chau district, crossing National Road 3 and ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743656/construction-of-phnom-penhs-third-ring-road-completed-40-percent/

PPAP works to soften virus hit

Listed state-owned port operator Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) has doubled down on its commitment to enhance its business performance during the global health crisis by reducing expenses and postponing non-urgent investment, director-general Hei Bavy told its annual meeting on Friday.​ ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ppap-works-soften-virus-hit

Steung Trang-Krouch Chhmar Bridge completed 87 percent

The construction of a bridge connecting Kampong Cham’s Steung Trang and  Tbong Khmum’s Krouch Chhmar District has been completed 87.5 percent by May and is scheduled for completion by March 2021, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50729718/steung-trang-krouch-chhmar-bridge-completed-87-percent/

Three new subways planned in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh authority is constructing three more subways shortly to facilitate commuters in the capital as well as to reduce traffic congestion. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727081/three-new-subways-planned-in-phnom-penh/

PP-SHV expressway ahead of schedule

The Phnom Penh-Preah Sihanouk Expressway will be completed ahead of schedule and will be in operation by the end of 2022, Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Vasim Sorya told The Post on Wednesday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pp-shv-expressway-ahead-schedule

New underground roads said to ease congestion in Phnom Penh

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is studying the possibility of building three new underground roadways in the capital to ease traffic congestion. Meas Pheakdey said on Wednesday that municipal specialists are busy studying the potential impacts of the roads and estimating costs. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-underground-roads-said-ease-congestion-phnom-penh

Preah Sihanouk ring road works costing $76 million commences

A ring road for transport linking Sihanoukville deep seaport to a road section of National Road 4 in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nup district through Stung Hav district has broken ground late last week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715790/preah-sihanouk-ring-road-works-costing-76-million-commences/

Five road and bridge projects get approval

In the first three months of this year, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport has implemented the Procurement Agreement on Bridge and Road repairs by allocating financial credits from last year for 12 projects at a cost of 50 billion riel ($12.4 million). ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-road-and-bridge-projects-get-approval

Ports: Strong growth in 2019

Cambodia’s two key listed autonomous ports reported strong business performance last year before the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic which is currently ravaging the transport sector. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ports-strong-growth-2019

Cambodia’s aviation sector hard hit by Coronavirus pandemic

Cambodia has recorded a staggering 40 percent decline in flights coming in or going out due to COVID-19. Of the three international airports, Siem Reap is the worst hit as international flights have all but dried off with many countries going into lockdown mode. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50706043/cambodias-aviation-sector-hard-hit-by-coronavirus-pandemic/

Flights decline due to coronavirus

The number of international flights to and from Cambodia’s three airports in March is forecast to decline by around 40 per cent compared to December last year, since the Covid-19 outbreak. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/flights-decline-due-coronavirus

Japan to provide nearly $250,000 for bridge projects

Japan has agreed to provide nearly $250,000 in aid for reconstruction and development projects in Kratie and Kampot provinces.​ The commitment was made by Ambassador Mikami Masahiro yesterday at the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh. ...

Srey Kumneth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50703244/japan-to-provide-nearly-250000-for-bridge-projects/

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