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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 ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/intermodal-transport-logistics-master-plan-draft-approved

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 ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-provides-almost-2m-aid-mine-clearance-efforts

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 ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50662436/jica-concludes-study-on-takhmao-city-water-plant/

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 ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622359/study-on-mass-transit-system-completed/

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, ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50621812/city-hall-launches-bus-app-2/

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. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/jica-comitted-support-development-pas-port

Choeung Ek project awaits approval

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng on Thursday signed a research report conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) over 12 months on sewer system development at Choeung Ek lake in the capital. The move will allow Jica to design a development project. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/choeung-ek-project-awaits-approval

Chroy Changvar bridge is reopened

The Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge – also known as Chroy Changvar Bridge I – was reopened at a cost of $30 million on Wednesday morning, after being closed for more than a year for repairs and renovations. The reopening ceremony was held on Wednesday and presided ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chroy-changvar-bridge-reopened

Kampot water plant online soon

After three years, a Japanese-funded water treatment facility in Kampot province is set to begin operations after being expanded through a grant worth $26 million. The grant for the expansion was given by the Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency to expand the ...

Khmer Times
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50592097/kampot-water-plant-online-soon/

Ministry of Health issues series of precautions for the holidays

The Ministry of Health has issued a statement advising the public to take precautions against rice wine and food poisoning, as well as H5N1 “bird flu” virus, during the upcoming Chinese and Khmer New Years. Released on Thursday and obtained by The Post on Sunday, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-health-issues-series-precautions-holidays

JICA continues to aid the Kingdom

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Cambodia a $30 million grant for the fourth phase of a flood protection project and canal and sewer system improvements in Phnom Penh. The JICA programme officer Say Bora told The Post on Wednesday: “The Royal Government ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jica-continues-aid-kingdom

Officials meet with JICA over Phnom Penh water management

Phnom Penh municipal officials on Monday met with the Japanese International Cooperation Agency to discuss a water treatment project in Dangkor district aimed at providing clean water and improving the city’s water management system. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50505354/officials-meet-with-jica-over-phnom-penh-water-management/

Project to boost conservation

The Mekong River Commission and the Japan International Cooperation Agency have launched a joint study on forest conservation and river basin management in the lower Mekong aimed at improving management and environmental conservation of the area. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50504867/project-to-boost-conservation/

Youths encouraged to become engineers

Senior government officials said yesterday that Cambodia needs about 35,000 engineers between 2018 and 2020 to serve in several sectors. Pich Sophorn, secretary of state at the Labour Ministry and also vice chairman of the Board of Engineers Cambodia, said yesterday at the board’s annual ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50484406/youths-encouraged-to-become-engineers/

Japan funds wastewater treatment plant in capital

The kingdom’s first wastewater treatment plant will be built in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district, with $27 million in assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Sam Piseth, director of the municipal department of public works and transport, told reporters on Saturday that the treatment plant would ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50108258/japan-funds-wastewater-treatment-plant-capital/

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/

Japan to continue drainage project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency yesterday said it plans to continue working with City Hall to clean drainage pipes to reduce flooding in the capital during heavy rainstorms. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5085109/japan-continue-drainage-project/

Japan wades in to prevent floods in capital

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will today begin two days of drainage work to clear clogged systems that led to recent floods in the capital. ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5084559/japan-wades-prevent-floods-capital/

Japan to aid Institute of Technology

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has signed an agreement with the Institute of Technology of Cambodia to strengthen engineering education and research for industrial development. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083803/japan-aid-institute-technology/

Chroy Changva Bridge to close

The Chroy Changva Bridge will be temporarily closed for 21 months starting in early October to repair it at a cost of about $33 million. The Japan International Cooperation Agency yesterday released a statement regarding the overhaul of the bridge, also known as the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083653/chroy-changva-bridge-close/

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