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Chanthol takes stock of Stung Bot int’l gate, SEZs in B Meanchey

Deputy Prime Minister and First Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) Sun Chanthol on Saturday led a delegation to inspect the progress made at the Stung Bot international gate – connecting Thailand – as well as the companies currently operating in ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501446004/chanthol-takes-stock-of-stung-bot-intl-gate-sezs-in-b-meanchey/

Four African nations seek demining training from CMAC

Four African countries, South Sudan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Somalia, have asked the Cambodian government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) to help train deminers in each country. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428695/four-african-nations-seek-demining-training-from-cmac/

PM says Japan reviewing proposal for bridge connecting PP and Kandal

Prime Minister Hun Manet has said that Japanese government is examining the possibility of helping the government to build a bridge across the Mekong River, connecting Phnom Penh City and Kandal province. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412206/pm-says-japan-reviewing-proposal-for-bridge-connecting-pp-and-kandal/

National Road 5 to facilitate goods transport and enhance connectivity

Two key road sections of the National Road 5 linking Phnom Penh and Battambang province will play an important role in facilitating travel flows, goods transportation and enhancement of regional connectivity. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396473/national-road-5-to-facilitate-goods-transport-and-enhance-connectivity/

Cambodia, Japan discuss execution of development projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) conducted a policy dialogue with the Japanese Ambassador on the implementation of the development projects for the sustainable socio-economic development of the Kingdom. ... ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501388721/cambodia-japan-discuss-execution-of-development-projects/

King Sihamoni praises Japan’s role in conservation and training at Angkor

His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni has expressed his support for Cambodia’s participation in human resource development in conservation and research in collaboration with Japanese institutions and national and international partners. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501387027/king-sihamoni-praises-japans-role-in-conservation-and-training-at-angkor/

Cambodia eyes more Japan investment

Cambodia has urged Japan to collaborate in initiatives aimed at enticing investors and broadly promoting Cambodia’s appealing investment environment and incentives to Japanese stakeholders. ... ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-eyes-more-japan-investment

Siem Reap project elevates healthcare

In Siem Reap town and province, where history and modernity converge, the Project for Improvement of Referral Hospitals – an initiative funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – is ushering in a new era of “healthcare excellence”. ... ...

Hong Raksmey
https://phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/siem-reap-project-elevates-healthcare

Labour Minister asks JICA to continue vocational technical training to boost Cambodia’s economic growth to 7%

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, has requested the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Cambodia to continue developing human resources in technical and vocational training to increase the momentum of Cambodia’s economic growth to 7%. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501361304/labour-minister-asks-jica-to-continue-vocational-technical-training-to-boost-cambodias-economic-growth-to-7/

Ukrainian government asks Cambodia for demining support

The Ukrainian government has asked the Cambodian government to provide technical support and training personnel to conduct safe demining operations and to recover unexploded ordnance (UXO). ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501360710/ukrainian-government-asks-cambodia-for-demining-support/

Minister asks Japan for flooding support

During a meeting to discuss water resources with officials from the Japanese Embassy in Cambodia, Thor Chetha, the minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, proposed that Japan assist in addressing the nation’s flooding and drought issues. ... ...

Chea Sokny
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-asks-japan-flooding-support

Cambodia support to continue, says JICA on 30th anniversary

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on the 30th anniversary of its ties with Cambodia pledged continued support for the country’s development, yesterday. ... ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501335412/cambodia-support-to-continue-says-jica-on-30th-anniversary/

JICA to further deepen Cambodia-Japan ties

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged to continue tightening the relationship and cooperation between Cambodia and Japan after 30 years of presence in Cambodia. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501335604/jica-to-further-deepen-cambodia-japan-ties/

Japan to provide over $18 million to support irrigation and drainage project in Phnom Penh

The Government of Japan will extend JPY 2,482,000,000 (approximately $18,240,000) in loan to the Royal Government of Cambodia for an irrigation and drainage project in Phnom Penh, said a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC). ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501270082/japan-to-provide-over-18-million-to-support-irrigation-and-drainage-project-in-phnom-penh/

Japan’s JICA, innovation ministry applaud water management law

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) commended the government for enacting the new Law on Clean Water Management, saying it will improve transparency and equity in the provision of water supply services. ... ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japans-jica-innovation-ministry-applaud-water-management-law

Central bank, CMA roll out local-level ‘safe finance’ plan

The Kingdom’s central bank and the Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) have jointly launched a project aimed at promoting financial literacy, consumer empowerment and consumer protections at the community level. ... ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/central-bank-cma-roll-out-local-level-safe-finance-plan

Tina floats cashew nut shell fuel project

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina on February 7 asked Japanese firm Top Planning Japan Co Ltd (TPJ), an exporter of local cashew nuts, to look into converting the shells into fuel, and processing the crop into different food products, as well as ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tina-floats-cashew-nut-shell-fuel-project

Phase III of Niroth water treatment plant set for ‘26

Cambodian authorities have announced 2026 a start date for the construction of Phase III of the Niroth Water Treatment Plant. A recent meeting between the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) approved the launch of a feasibility study of ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phase-iii-niroth-water-treatment-plant-set-26

Cambodia, Japan provide tech training for Ukrainian deminers

Japan's foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said his government will continue contributing to the reconstruction of Ukraine through demining cooperation with Cambodia and other countries. ... ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-japan-provide-tech-training-ukrainian-deminers

Ministry of Industry and JICA sign fifth deal on urban water supply

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a deal on Technical Cooperation Project for Formulation of the Development Plan for Urban Water Supply. ... ...

So Cheata
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501219662/ministry-of-industry-and-jica-sign-fifth-deal-on-urban-water-supply/

Pilot test of e-data exchange system Port EDI launched

A pilot test of Port EDI, an electronic data exchange system, has been launched to navigate large-scale inbound and outbound traffic control at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ... ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pilot-test-e-data-exchange-system-port-edi-launched

Japan set to fund $41M of mine clearance and water supply systems

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Japanese ambassador Masahiro Mikami are set to sign an exchange of letters and related documents on Japanese aid for two projects with a total budget of $41 million on March 2. ... ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-set-fund-41m-mine-clearance-and-water-supply-systems

NEC, Japan consult at vote seminar

The National Election Committee (NEC) and Japanese electoral consultants met on February 25 to share ideas on election preparation and education. ... ...

Nov Sivutha and Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-japan-consult-vote-seminar

JICA assesses infrastructure aid for CMAC in two provinces

The government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has assessed the construction of buildings and infrastructure in Siem Reap and Kampong Chhnang provinces to serve the demining sector. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501011964/jica-assesses-infrastructure-aid-for-cmac-in-two-provinces/

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