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Project turning plastic waste into furniture wins praise

A novel private project that turns plastic waste into furniture has won praise from a senior provincial official for its contributions to the concept of circular economy, which the Kingdom has been pioneering of late. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501342636/project-turning-plastic-waste-into-furniture-wins-praise/

Sihanoukville selected to transform into smart city

Sihanoukville has been selected as one city of three spots regionwide to take part in the Smart Cities Innovation Lab initiative to transform into a smart city, with a call for startups to implement new solutions. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-sihanoukville-selected-to-transform-into-smart-city

Sihanoukville to inject life into abandoned buildings

There are 400 abandoned  buildings in Sihanoukville and authorities want to do something about the eyesore. Preah Sihanouk Governor Kuoch Chamroeun said Sihanoukville has 1,006 high-rise buildings of which 359 were unfinished and abandoned. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501240334/sihanoukville-to-inject-life-into-abandoned-buildings/

‘Eco-tourism’ development on the cards for Koh Thmey isle

Local company HTTH Island Investment Co Ltd is reportedly studying the feasibility of a 16.68sq km “eco-tourism” development project on Koh Thmey island, just southeast of Prey Nop district’s Ream National Park in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eco-tourism-development-cards-koh-thmey-isle

Marine plastic issue discussed

State institutions and development partners are gathering input on strategies for the efficient management of marine debris, especially plastic waste, in the tourist destinations of the Kingdom’s coastline. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/marine-plastic-issue-discussed

Inter-ministerial meeting gauges Preah Sihanouk’s unfinished project issue

A January 19 inter-ministerial meeting discussed potential incentives and other measures that could be used to address the issue of the hundreds of unfinished buildings and investment projects dotting Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/inter-ministerial-meeting-gauges-preah-sihanouks-unfinished-project-issue

Preah Sihanouk special economic zone policy draft approved

The Council of Ministers on January 13 examined, discussed and agreed to the draft policy on land management and use to convert Preah Sihanouk province into a “Model Multi-Purpose Special Economic Zone” with planning to that end from 2022-2038. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/preah-sihanouk-special-economic-zone-policy-draft-approved

Unfinished P Sihanouk building team formed

The government on October 12 set up an inter-institutional commission tasked with resolving the issue of unfinished buildings in Preah Sihanouk province, most of which are owned by Chinese investors. This is according to a Council of Ministers letter issued on the same date addressed to ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/unfinished-p-sihanouk-building-team-formed

1st Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia sparks tourist influx to coastal province: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that some 200,000 vehicles had traveled on the kingdom’s first-ever expressway since it was open to the public for trial use for free on Oct 1. ...

Xinhua
https://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202210/17/WS634cfca3a310fd2b29e7cf2f.html

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/

‘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

Koh Preus upgrades 70% complete

Initial construction of a nearly $30 million tourism infrastructure project on Preah Sihanouk province’s Koh Preus Island is “about 70 per cent complete”, according to an official with the developer. Heng Thou, construction site manager of Angela Real Estate Co Ltd (ARE), told The Post that ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-preus-upgrades-70-complete

Prek Kampong Smach a potential for ecotourism in Preah Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun held a meeting on Wednesday with the Prek Kampong Smach fisheries management team and advised officials to create a working group to study economic data from the area and promote ecotourism. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/prek-kampong-smach-potential-ecotourism-preah-sihanouk

Sihanoukville rents plummet as land prices stay stagnant

Sihanoukville, a once-sleepy seaside city in the Kingdom’s coastal province that has now become a ballooning enclave for Chinese-run construction and real estate, is now seeing house rental prices plummeting and land values stagnating. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50687804/sihanoukville-rents-plummet-as-land-prices-stay-stagnant

Masterplan for Preah Sihanouk province

Preah Sihanouk province will soon become a multi-purpose special economic zone and potentially the industrial hub of Cambodia, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50688097/masterplan-for-preah-sihanouk-province

Preah Sihanouk to be turned into ‘second Shenzhen’

The government aims to transform Sihanoukville into Cambodia’s industrial hub – a “second Shenzhen city”, Ministry of Economy and Finance secretary of state Vongsey Vissoth said. Located along the coast, Preah Sihanouk province boasts an international airport, a railway line connected to Phnom Penh and ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-be-turned-second-shenzhen

Preah Sihanouk to remove more than 1,000 shophouses for flood mitigation

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall will demolish more than 1,000 illegally built shophouses and homes along the banks of canals and on the sidewalks in Sihanoukville to facilitate flood mitigation projects. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50686947/preah-sihanouk-to-remove-more-than-1000-shophouses-for-flood-mitigation

Over 1,000 constructions inspected, 27 demolished

Authorities demolished 27 constructions that were found to have posed a high risk to safety. They ordered another 636 sites to sign contracts agreeing to comply with legal procedures this year, a government report said on Wednesday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-1000-constructions-inspected-27-demolished

Hundreds of security cameras to monitor Sihanoukville next year

Hundreds of security cameras will be installed along major roads in Sihanoukville to monitor traffic and increase security next year. Major General Chuon Narin, chief of Preah Sihanouk provincial police,  yesterday said a total of 600 cameras will be placed in 500 central locations in ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667178/hundreds-of-security-cameras-to-monitor-sihanoukville-next-year/

Chamroeun seeks support of UN in smart city development

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun wants the UN in Cambodia to provide support for the development of officials’ capacity in moving towards the preparation of Sihanoukville development principle as per the smart city model. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chamroeun-seeks-support-un-smart-city-development

Entertainment and Investment expo slated for early next year

The third edition of the Asia Entertainment and Investment Expo, also known as AGE Cambodia 2020, will be held at Sokha Beach Resort in Sihanoukville on March 26 and 27, according to the official website for the event.​ ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661036/entertainment-and-investment-expo-slated-for-early-next-year/

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

China to finance Preah Sihanouk development

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has agreed to a request from Cambodia to provide financial support for the development of Preah Sihanouk province. The request was made on Sunday by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the sidelines of the 35th Asean Summit and Related Summits ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657174/china-to-finance-preah-sihanouk-development/

Law and order improved in Preah Sihanouk, official says

A Preah Sihanouk provincial official has claimed that security and public order have shown signs of improvement since the appointment of provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun in June. Kheang Phearum, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesman, told The Post that security has tightened since Chamroeun took up ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/law-and-order-improved-preah-sihanouk-official-says

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