Transportation and traffic control
Transport minister backs Siem Reap electric bus study
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has expressed its support a pre-feasibility study on the use of electric buses in Siem Reap town and province. The case study, which was prepared by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), will be used as model for ...
South Korean firm donates 200 new buses
Booyoung Group has donated 200 new buses to the Phnom Penh administration to help improve public transport services in the city. ...
Transport ministry rules that all cargo carriers must register with Port EDI system
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has decided that all cargo ships unloading or picking up goods in Cambodia must register through the Port Electronic Data Interchange (Port EDI) system, an electronic data exchange system which manages large-scale inbound and outbound cargo traffic at ...
Minister urges fast-track on study for S Reap expressway
The transport minister on February 15 requested a fast-track on a feasibility study of a new expressway connecting Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, to sign a deal for the project by the end of the third quarter. Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol ...
Transport ministry registers over 700 EVs
Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said that from last year to the present the ministry had registered more than 700 electric vehicles (EV). The ministry will continue to promote EV use as a meansa to reduce environmental pollution. ...
Japanese firm to study urban, provincial railways in Cambodia
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) on Monday asked the Japanese firm NIPPON KOEI to conduct a study on railway systems in Phnom Penh after the company presented the project for the improvement of passenger transportation systems in some provinces in the north ...
Kandal issues 30 day compliance warning to ferries
The Kandal provincial administration issued a warning that it will shut down any ferryboat business that does not comply with current safety standards. An appropriately sized steel vessel must be employed, rather than the single or twin hulled wooden boats that were previously used, in ...
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$20M collected as deadline looms for right-hand-drive tax payments
The General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) has collected $19.73 million in levies on previously-untaxed right-hand-drive (RHD) vehicles in the 90 days to October 4, in Phase II of its campaign to get owners of such vehicles to comply with their tax ...
Siem Reap bans heavy vehicles amid floods; ANA inspects conditions of land and roads in Angkor area
The Siem Reap provincial Department of Public Works and Transport has issued a notice suspending heavy vehicles from several roads in the province. ...
Decade of Road Action planned for 2021-2030
The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), in collaboration with its local and international partners, is preparing a National Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, an adaptation of a UN initiative, to cut road casualties in half by 2030. ...
$1.5M Koh Kong wharf slated for end-2022 inauguration
An under-construction $1.5 million medium-sized multi-purpose sea wharf in Koh Kong province is on course to be inaugurated at the end of 2022, to boost tourism and goods trade with neighbouring countries, the public works ministry reported. ...
More Cambodians drive EVs as gov’t looks for investors
A total of 84 electric vehicles (EV) have been registered in Cambodia year-to-date, marking a more than nine-fold increase from just nine in the same period of 2021, according to the transport minister on May 27. ...
Kingdom joins int’l transport forum
Cambodia has joined the International Transport Forum (ITF) as the organisation’s 64th member country. Ministers of transport from the 63 current member states agreed to admit the Kingdom to the ITF on May 19 at their Summit in Leipzig, Germany. ...
Cambodia kicks off global travel assessment system
Cambodia on April 22 put into use the Global Travel Assessment System (GTAS) aiming to improve, among others, customs-related work efficiency at airports and prevent transnational crimes. ...
Chanthol: 500K car owners risking fines for certificate lapses
Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has urged the owners of about half a million vehicles whose technical inspection certificates have expired to utilise the nearest Check centre services to do so promptly or risk fines. ...
Personalised plates net more than $70 million
At least 200 people joined the “Run for Environment, Nature, and Health” event in Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town on March 26. Sen Monorom is one of the towns that recently received an ASEAN Environmental Sustainability Cities award, according to Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth ...
City Hall urges public to resume bus riding
The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall has called on people to start using public bus services again, saying it will reduces people’s cost of living and that the service provides safety for travellers. ...
Talks encourage increased EV use
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has held a series of discussions with electricity providers and sustainability organisations to support the development of policies that will encourage mass use of electric vehicles (EV) in Cambodia. ...
New traffic legislation on the way
A complete new set of road traffic laws is expected to be introduced to the parliament later this year after passing through many working groups and reaching Minister of Interior Sar Kheng for final review. ...
Capital’s airport records 28% cargo rise
Phnom Penh International Airport handled 55,000 tonnes of air freight in 2021, surging by about 28 per cent from a year earlier, according to a State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) report. ...