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Construction of new Phnom Penh airport on schedule

Construction of a new airport that will serve Phnom Penh is on track and could be completed as early as 2023, the developer said. Pung Kheav Se, chairman of the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC), the company behind the project, said they are now building ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667677/construction-of-new-phnom-penh-airport-on-schedule/

PP-SHV Expressway on track for completion in early 2023

The construction of the $1.9 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, which broke ground at the end of March, is on track to be completed by early 2023, Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Vasim Sorya said on Monday. The 190km high-speed highway linking the capital ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pp-shv-expressway-track-completion-early-2023

Pavement improvement plan on Mao Tse Toung Boulevard underway

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is assessing a pavement improvement project along Mao Tse Toung Boulevard meant to provide ease of travel for disabled persons and pedestrians, Phnom Penh Municipal Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey told The Post on Wednesday. Meas Pheakdey said: “The cost ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pavement-improvement-plan-mao-tse-toung-boulevard-underway

Phnom Penh Int’l Airport wins award as passenger traffic soars

The Phnom Penh International Airport has been awarded Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport 2019 for its sustained high growth in passenger traffic in recent years. The award was presented by the Capa Centre for Aviation (Capa) – a world-leading and trusted organisation that provides market intelligence ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-intl-airport-wins-award-passenger-traffic-soars

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

Koh Kong airport to be ready in three years

The Dara Sakor International Airport, which is now being built in the southwestern province of Koh Kong, will be ready in the next three years, according to the Minister of Aviation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50659037/koh-kong-airport-to-be-ready-in-three-years/

Ride-hailing firm eyes Cambodia

Aiming to disrupt the thriving local ride-hailing market with a new business model, Belarus-based Onde recently announced its intention to enter Cambodia.​ In an interview with Khmer Times, a representative of the startup said they provide the software entrepreneurs need to run their own taxi ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50658936/ride-hailing-firm-eyes-cambodia/

Farmers and workers carry on as Chinese transplants drive up land prices

The rural southwestern province of Koh Kong, previously off the international community’s radar screen, has drawn the global spotlight. That’s because a massive runway stretching approximately 3,200 meters appeared suddenly at a resort being developed by a Chinese company in this otherwise out-of-the-way province, about a ...

Tomoya Onishi
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Cambodia-s-China-built-runway-irks-US-but-locals-have-other-concerns

Authorities to compensate families over airport expansion

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation yesterday said it will continue to address the issue of compensation for the remaining seven families whose land is impacted by the expansion of Preah Sihanouk International Airport. It has already resolved the issue with 250 other affected families. The ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50655171/authorities-to-compensate-families-over-airport-expansion/

PIANC membership set to make splash in waterways

Cambodia expects to benefit from additional management and development skills in waterways and ports as a member of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Eang Veng Sun said on Thursday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pianc-membership-set-make-splash-waterways

Roads in 11 provinces damaged by floods

Transport Minister Sun Chanthol on Sunday said that 46 roads in 11 provinces have been severely damaged by floods and the ministry will repair them after water recedes. He said a total of 60 kilometers of roads, including national ones, were involved and the ministry had ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641781/roads-in-11-provinces-damaged-by-floods/

PM allocates $100M for road repairs and construction in Sihanoukville

Prime Minister Hun Sen has allocated $100 million from national reserve funds to repair 22 stretches of roads, ring roads and construct new roads in Preah Sihanouk province. The allocation was approved during a Council of Ministers meeting on August 30. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-allocates-100m-road-repairs-and-construction-sihanoukville

Ministry to ‘secretly’ inspect national road constructions

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced it will “secretly inspect” Cambodian roads to ensure their quality meets the Kingdom’s standards. Pal Chandara, secretary of state and spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said a newly formed working group would inspect ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-secretly-inspect-national-road-constructions

Ministry seeks to reduce red tape at airports, borders

The Ministry of Tourism said it is working with the relevant bodies to reduce red tape at airports and international border checkpoints. The ministry said the move aimed to ease transit, especially for international tourists, by removing unnecessary and complicated formalities. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-seeks-reduce-red-tape-airports-borders

Road damage harming S’ville trade

The Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that road damage in Preah Sihanouk province caused by recent rainfall and traffic congestion has been affecting the transport of goods between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/road-damage-harming-sville-trade

Bidding on major artery renovation to begin next month

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday announced that the renovation of National Road 4, which connects the capital with Sihanoukville in the south, will begin early next year. The ministry said bidding for the project will start in September. National Road 4 is one ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635502/bidding-on-major-artery-renovation-to-begin-next-month/

Underpass feasibility study OK’ed

The Phnom Penh Municipality has approved a feasibility study on an underpass crossing National Road 1. The study will be conducted by Borey Peng Hout, a leading local real estate developer. In a meeting Thursday chaired by Khuong Sreng, the governor of Phnom Penh, the municipality ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50634963/underpass-feasibility-study-oked/

S’ville port reports revenue up 16% in Q2, profits drop

Cambodia Stock Exchange- (CSX-) listed Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) saw a 16.55 per cent year-on-year increase in revenue during the second quarter of this year, according to an unaudited report filed on the exchange. In the second quarter of this year, the port earned $20.42 ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sville-port-reports-revenue-16-q2-profits-drop

Ministry to blacklist road companies failing to uphold technical standards

The Transport Minister yesterday warned road repair companies that they will be blacklisted from bidding on future public projects if they fail to uphold technical standards in their work. Transport Minister Sun Chanthol yesterday met with contractors and technical inspection companies to discuss the improvement of ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50631407/ministry-to-blacklist-road-companies-failing-to-uphold-technical-standards/

Preah Sihanouk bridge warning issued amid rising water level

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has warned the public to be cautious when crossing the Stung Samrong Bridge in Preah Sihanouk province’s Kampong Seila district as rising water levels threatened to flood it. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-bridge-warning-issued-amid-rising-water-level

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