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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

Australia supports inclusive and resilient road design in Cambodia

The Government of Australia is supporting the Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport to update its road design standards through its Partnership for Infrastructure Programme (P4I), according to the Australian Embassy in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Siem Reap’s new airport targets more airlines, destinations

All 16 airlines operating now from the old airport of Siem Reap will continue to operate from the new airport on its opening on October 16 even as efforts are made to bring more airlines to the new facility with additional destinations, said Lu Wei, ...

Nhean Chamrong

Siem Reap to build light rail line from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport to Siem Reap city

Siem Reap will build a light rail line from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport to Siem Reap city, according to a consultation meeting between relevant institutions and China Metro to collect information and data for the study of the light rail project by the Ministry of ...

Turkmenistan proposes direct flights to Cambodia

Muhammetnyyaz Masalov, the ambassador of Turkmenistan with official residence in Malaysia, revealed plans to introduce direct flights between the Central Asian country and Cambodia. The intent is to solidify their mutual tourism partnership. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Beijing commits 300 million yuan to develop high-speed rail network

Beijing will provide 300 million yuan, an equivalent of $41.34 million, to develop high-speed railway infrastructure connecting the Kingdom to Thailand, Laos and China. ...

Nhean Chamrong

Infrastructure projects intact under new gov’t: Chanthol

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has confirmed the continuation of significant infrastructure projects in Cambodia, expressing that the construction of the Funan-Techo canal and a 400km expressway will proceed. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Koh Pich-Koh Norea bridge to reduce traffic congestion in Phnom Penh’s Eastern Area

A bridge connecting Koh Pich satellite city to the Koh Norea development area in Phnom Penh’s Khan Chbar Ampov has been scheduled for soft launch in November 2023. The bridge  will contribute to reducing the traffic congestion in the eastern part of the capital. ...

Khmer Times Staff

BRI brings a profound impact on Cambodia

The Belt and Road Initiative, the most ambitious and expansive infrastructure connectivity and development project ever conceived, was proposed a decade ago. The initiative connects about 150 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America through a network of infrastructure investments, trade agreements and cultural ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry takes high tech route to road repairs

The Road Care Supervision System, a software to assess the condition of roads, will start a trial run under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Torn Vibol

Cambodia, Thailand on track with new railway connectivity

Transport experts hail the recent railway link between Cambodia and Thailand as a significant development that will boost travel, tourism and freight transport, benefiting both countries’ economies. ...

Khmer Times Staff

National road 76 Mondulkiri – Phnom Penh collapsed after heavy rain

National Road 76 Mondulkiri – Phnom Penh has been temporarily closed since Tuesday after heavy rains and flash floods caused the road to collapse. All vehicles traveling from Mondulkiri to Phnom Penh must now go through Kratie, Stung Treng and Ratanakiri, according to the Mondulkiri ...

Seoung Nimol and Phon Sothyroth

New Siem Reap int’l airport nearly ready for take-off

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) on July 26 reconfirmed that the new “Siem Reap Angkor International Airport” will officially begin operations on October 16, and revealed that “non-commercial and non-profitable” test flights are set to be conducted from October 5-15, “as per necessary”. ...

May Kunmakara

Government signs an agreement to close the old Siem Reap International Airport

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications on July 28, held a signing ceremony for the compensation agreement to close the current Siem Reap International Airport before the opening of the new international airport with Société Concessionnaire de l’Aéroport (SCA) and Angkor International Airport Investment (Cambodia) ...

Khmer Times Staff

2km Mekong bridge announced

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has announced the project “Construction of the first bridge across the Mekong River in Kratie province” ...

Khmer Times Staff

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport to officially open on Oct. 16, confirms SSCA

Newly-constructed Siem Reap Angkor International Airport is scheduled to put into official use on Oct. 16, 2023 onwards to welcome more local and international tourists to the Kingdom of Cambodia, especially to Siem Reap cultural province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chinese-invested airport in Cambodia’s tourist hub to commence operations in October

Chinese-invested Siem Reap Angkor International Airport in northwest Cambodia’s Siem Reap province will commence operations in October, said a statement from the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

New highway promises boost for Cambodian trade and investment

The government views the construction of National Highway 48, linking National Road 10 to Pursat, Battambang and Pailin provinces and further connecting Cambodia’s coasts to Thailand, as a crucial economic artery for the country. ...

Post Staff

New Siem Reap airport to facilitate more direct flights

The Siem Reap Angkor International Airport (SAI) is set to begin its operation on October 16 and the new airport can receive huge aircraft from the United States and Europe, facilitating direct flights for international tourists visiting the Kingdom of Wonder, a press release by ...

Nhean Chamrong

PPAP’s jan-june revenue down 19%

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) saw a one percent year-on-year (YOY) uplift in revenue for the month of June, coming in at $3.6 million following a continued decline in the first five months of the year. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

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