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Kingdom, China ink railway training deal

A Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) and public Beijing-based university have teamed up to provide technical training to Cambodian students and other participants, and develop their expertise in the railway industry, as the Kingdom moves to modernise its rail infrastructure, according to the transport ministry. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-china-ink-railway-training-deal

Cambodia, Timor-Leste mull direct flight connection

Cambodia and Timor-Leste are considering direct flight connection between the two countries to facilitate tourist movement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073819/cambodia-timor-leste-mull-direct-flight-connection/

Kampong Speu residents blast Kampong Speu Provincial Department of Public Works and Transport Director

Criticisms have been levied against the Director of the Department of Public Works and Transport of Kampong Speu for the inaction despite roads in the province being heavily damaged. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501070632/kampong-speu-residents-blast-kampong-speu-provincial-department-of-public-works-and-transport-director/

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Express Way Set for July 2022 Completion

As of late April 2022, 90.95% of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway construction project has been completed, and it is expected to be open for public use in July. Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend and preside over its official opening ceremony. ...

Ivan Fredriech Cano
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501068708/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-express-way-set-for-july-2022-completion/

Kep province to build 2 ports under ADB project

Kep Provincial Administration plans to construct two standard ports for the fisheries and tourism sectors under a Asian Development Bank (ADB) project, which aims to develop these industries in the province. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501067972/kep-province-to-build-2-ports-under-adb-project/

Cambodia to study upgrade of existing railway to a high-speed railway from Poipet-Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville

Prime Minister Hun Sen , Head of the Royal Government has instructed the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to study the feasibility of improving the existing railway system in Cambodia into a high-speed railway. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501065341/cambodia-to-study-upgrade-of-existing-railway-to-a-high-speed-railway-from-poipet-phnom-penh-sihanoukville/

Five river port terminals due by November: minister

The TS11 multi-purpose port terminal on the Tonle Sap River in northern Phnom Penh is 85 per cent complete and is on track to be launched on July 1, with four more terminals to be opened by November, according to transport minister Sun Chanthol on ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/five-river-port-terminals-due-november-minister

Study on Bassac River-Kep sea waterway link finished

Cambodia and China are looking into the logistics of creating a connection between the Bassac River and the sea in Kep province to provide a viable alternative for waterway passenger and freight traffic to enter the Kingdom without passing through Vietnam, according to the transport ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/study-bassac-river-kep-sea-waterway-link-finished

Minister mulls blacklisting firm over National Road 2, 22

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has warned that a South Korean company that was awarded the contracts to construct stretches of National Roads 2 and 22 may be blacklisted from operating in the Kingdom after the ministry determined it had worked too ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-mulls-blacklisting-firm-over-national-road-2-22

Pilot flight launches at Koh Kong’s new airport

Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong province is operating a pilot flight to ensure full equipment functionality and staff capability before it applies for government licensing to officially operate. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pilot-flight-launches-koh-kongs-new-airport

GTAS system for national and international airlines launched

Cambodia launched the Global Travel Assessment System (GTAS) to enhance efforts in preventing cross-border crime as well as to boost tourism. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501063030/gtas-system-for-national-and-international-airlines-launched/

Airport ‘not China landing base’

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned critics to refrain from viewing the new airport in Siem Reap province as part of China’s strategic capacity strengthening, as he reiterated Cambodia’s constitutional clause that prohibits the presence of foreign military on the Kingdom’s territory. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/airport-not-china-landing-base

38 roads in Cambodia’s most popular tourist hub open to traffic

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday inaugurated 38 roads with a total length of 108 km in the cultural town of Siem Reap, gateway to the UNESCO-listed Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501052824/38-roads-in-cambodias-most-popular-tourist-hub-open-to-traffic/

Battambang airport to be upgraded into 4C category

The Government has plans to develop the Veal Bek Chan Airport in Battambang city to a 4C category. Soy Sokhan, Secretary of State of the Secretariat of Civil Aviation, and Sok Lou, Battambang Provincial Governor, chaired a working group meeting on the possibility of restoration ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501048230/battambang-airport-to-be-upgraded-into-4c-category/

Chinese-built road facilitating travel flow, goods transport in SW Cambodia

Connecting Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces in southwest Cambodia, the Chinese-built National Road No. 51 is playing an important role in facilitating travel flow and transport of goods. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501048083/chinese-built-road-facilitating-travel-flow-goods-transport-in-sw-cambodia/

Construction of Serei Sophorn-Poipet road section to begin soon

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) and Japanese construction companies have signed an agreement on the fourth stage of National Road 5 Improvement Project linking Phnom Penh capital to Poipet city, at the border with Thailand. The signing ceremony took place on March ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501047223/construction-of-serei-sophorn-poipet-road-section-to-begin-soon/

Strategic National Road 21 stretch opens

A nearly 64km stretch of National Road 21 connecting the Takhmao roundabout in Kandal province’s Takhmao town to the Cambodian-Vietnamese international border checkpoint between Chrey Thom and Vietnam’s Long Binh was formally inaugurated on March 23. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/strategic-national-road-21-stretch-opens

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