Urban administration and development

Urban development trends

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

Experts address urbanisation planning

Cambodia should prioritise managed urban development to maximise economic growth and cope with the increase in population, industry insiders said yesterday. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664638/experts-address-urbanisation-planning/

Sustainable development discussed at urban forum

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, in cooperation with UN Cambodia, held the Cambodia Urban Forum for the first time on Wednesday to identify priorities towards smart, sustainable and inclusive urban development in Cambodia. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sustainable-development-discussed-urban-forum

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

Chip Mong commences Park Land 50M project

Chip Mong Land, one of the Kingdom’s leading construction developers, has launched the “Park Land 50M” residential project. The project broke ground on Thursday in Dangkor district’s Prey Sar commune along the capital’s second ring road, which – hence the name – is 50m wide. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chip-mong-commences-park-land-50m-project

Koh Kong airport to be ready in three years

The Dara Sakor International Airport, which is now being built in the southwestern province of Koh Kong, will be ready in the next three years, according to the Minister of Aviation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50659037/koh-kong-airport-to-be-ready-in-three-years/

Farmers and workers carry on as Chinese transplants drive up land prices

The rural southwestern province of Koh Kong, previously off the international community’s radar screen, has drawn the global spotlight. That’s because a massive runway stretching approximately 3,200 meters appeared suddenly at a resort being developed by a Chinese company in this otherwise out-of-the-way province, about a ...

Tomoya Onishi
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Cambodia-s-China-built-runway-irks-US-but-locals-have-other-concerns

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

World Bank approves $1 billion in development assistance

The World Bank has officially approved the disbursement of $1 billion to develop priority sectors in Cambodia, the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced Monday. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50643974/world-bank-approves-1-billion-in-development-assistance/

Cambodia finds new target for real estate: Chinese investors

Across this traditionally low-rise Cambodian capital, a building boom is becoming more noticeable as it pushes higher into the sky, and its largest projects are often geared towards Chinese investors, who have only recently taken interest in the nation’s real estate market.​ ...

Chris Horton
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/09/business/cambodia-real-estate.html

City to have mass transit system in place by 2023

Cambodia will have an automated gateway transit system (AGT) ahead of 2023 – when the country is due to host the Southeast Asian Games – with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on track to complete the feasibility study by May next year, according to ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5090885/city-mass-transit-system-place-2023/

Problematic roundabout to get $1 million accompaniment

Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC) aims to begin construction work on a sidewalk at the Neang Kong Hing roundabout near the Olympic Stadium in the third quarter of 2017, in a move it says could cut traffic accidents. ...

Siv Meng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/problematic-roundabout-get-1-million-accompaniment

Beijing and Phnom Penh think about becoming sister cities

Phnom Penh and Beijing are in talks to become “sister cities”, chief of the Chinese Embassy’s political section Wang De Xin confirmed yesterday. ...

Jovina Chua
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/beijing-and-phnom-penh-think-about-becoming-sister-cities

New Freedom Park gets new name

The new Freedom Park will open within the next three months and will be renamed Democracy Square, according to City Hall yesterday. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35328/new-freedom-park-gets-new-name/

Water taxis for Phnom Penh

A waterway passenger transport service via the Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers will be launched next year, bringing hopes of eased traffic congestion in Phnom Penh and providing a new option for tourists. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35259/water-taxis-for-phnom-penh/

JICA study on urban railway

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will conduct a feasibility study on building an urban railway in Phnom Penh, with the aim of developing a master plan to reduce traffic congestion in the capital. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35210/jica-study-on-urban-railway/

Red carpet for Chinese investors

The high-profile investment conference, held under the tagline “Cambodia: The Kingdom of Opportunity Along The ‘One Belt, One Road”, saw representatives of more than 200 Chinese companies gather at a hotel conference centre on the outskirts of the capital. The full-day event was jointly organised ...

Joey Chua Xue Ting and Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-carpet-chinese-investors

Friendship city planned

A $1.5 billion new satellite city called the Cambodia-China Friendship City is to be built in the capital’s northern suburbs next year adjoining the Ly Yong Phat Satellite City. According to local media reports, the construction of the friendship city would be undertaken jointly by the ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32345/friendship-city-planned/

Asean property markets beckon investors

Aliwassa Pathnadabutr, managing director of property consultant CBRE Thailand, said prime residential property for rent in the Cambodian capital has posted the highest yield among all sectors at 8% per year. Selling prices remain relatively low, but rents are high. ...

Kanana Katharangsiporn
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1124901/asean-property-markets-beckon-investors

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