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). ...
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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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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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. ...
PP improves traffic management skills
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday signed an agreement to improve the capacity of traffic management personnel. ...
JICA provides support to improve traffic safety control in Phnom Penh
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided support to contribute to strengthening traffic safety control in Phnom Penh. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Jica loans $50M to HKL to aid rural MSMEs
Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a subsidiary of Thai-based Bank of Ayudhya Pcl (Krungsri), received a $50 million loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) to expand its operations and support micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in rural areas. ...
Intermodal transport, logistics master plan draft is approved
The government on Monday approved the draft of the Interim Master Plan on Intermodal Transport and Logistics Connectivity, which will serve as a roadmap for the development of the sector and lower costs. Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth used the meeting to acknowledge ...
Japan provides almost $2M to aid mine clearance efforts
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) on Tuesday signed the Record of Discussion on Technical Cooperation for the Project for Strengthening Organisational Functions of CMAC to implement mine clearance action for the next four years. The project will receive ...
JICA concludes study on Takhmao city water plant
The feasibility study for a Japan-funded water treatment plant in Takhmao city was recently finished, with construction due to begin April next year, the agency in charge of the project revealed. The plant, to be built with a grant from the Japanese government, will produce ...
Study on mass transit system completed
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has concluded a feasibility study on the AGT, an electric mass transit system that could help reduce traffic congestion in Phnom Penh. However, the result of the study has not been made public yet, said Vasim Sorya, spokesman for the ...
City Hall launches bus app
In a bid to improve public transportation services, City Hall on Friday launched an app that enables travellers to track the location of city buses. In a press release, City Hall said it cooperated with JICA to install GPS on buses for the City Bus app, ...
Jica comitted to support development of PAS port
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has expressed commitment to support the development of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) by continuing to provide grant aid and loans after it transferred its shares of PAS to Japanese logistic firm Kamigumi Co Ltd. ...