Urban administration and development

Creating eco-friendly urban spaces

Meth Monthary, initiator of the ‘Initiative for Urban’ project, has gone from being a college student majoring in Architecture with knowledge of urbanization to launching a project regarding urban development and real estate after realizing that home gardening for eco-housing plays a key role in ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/creating-eco-friendly-urban-spaces

Ministry trials sewage monitor robot

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has embraced modern technology and launched the Kingdom’s first robotic drain monitoring device. The machine will be used to investigate the insides of sewers and drains. ...

Lay Samean and Fin Frida
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trials-sewage-monitor-robot

More government meetings held over human trafficking

Top government officials continued high-level meetings over human trafficking on Monday as Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities ordered all building owners to report foreign residents and workers on their premises by September 24. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/more-government-meetings-held-over-human-trafficking/

Boeng Tamok’s development outweighs preservation of lake, says land official

A Land Ministry official said development of Boeng Tamok in northern Phnom Penh was a higher priority than the water body’s preservation, adding that only a lake like the Tonle Sap was worth preserving. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/boeng-tamoks-development-outweighs-preservation-of-lake-says-land-official/

‘Masterminds’ behind Preah Sihanouk landgrabbing come forward

After Prime Minister Hun Sen told the ringleaders who incited people to encroach on state land in Preah Sihanouk province to come forward, three men came forward to admit their guilt. The trio attempted to portray themselves as victims in a land dispute protest and ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/masterminds-behind-preah-sihanouk-landgrabbing-come-forward

Cambodia’s urban population to reach 7.92M by 2030

Cambodia’s urban population will rise to 7.92 million by 2030, accounting for 44 percent of the total population from 6.13 million or 39.5 percent in 2019, said Pen Sophal, secretary of state at the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction, recently. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501133955/cambodias-urban-population-to-reach-7-92m-by-2030/

Citizen participation and innovation key to sustainable cities

At the World Cities Summit 2022 in Singapore, a city state leader said developing strategies that involve citizen participation and innovation are key to creating sustainable cities into the future. ...

Thai Sothea
https://kiripost.com/stories/citizen-participation-and-innovation-key-to-sustainable-cities

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.   ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/decade-road-action-planned-2021-2030

$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. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/15m-koh-kong-wharf-slated-end-2022-inauguration

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. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/more-cambodians-drive-evs-govt-looks-investors

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. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-joins-intl-transport-forum

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. ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-kicks-global-travel-assessment-system

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. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chanthol-500k-car-owners-risking-fines-certificate-lapses

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 ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/personalised-plates-net-more-70-million

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. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/city-hall-urges-public-resume-bus-riding

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. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/talks-encourage-increased-ev-use

GMAC supplying factories with hands-on fire fighting training

The Garment Manufacturing Association in Cambodia (GMAC) provided training on fire fighting to staff from its member factories and enterprises. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gmac-supplying-factories-hands-fire-fighting-training

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. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-traffic-legislation-way

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. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/capitals-airport-records-28-cargo-rise

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