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JICA’s irrigation rehabilitation project in three provinces is about 90 percent complete

JICA’s irrigation rehabilitation project in the provinces of Kampong Chhnang, Pursat and Battambang is about 90 percent as it is set to conclude in the middle of this year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698550/jicas-irrigation-rehabilitation-project-in-three-provinces-is-about-90-percent-complete

Japanese follow-up team arrives in Cambodia

A group of Japanese experts arrived in Cambodia Tuesday for a two-day visit as a follow-up team regarding the needs survey implemented last May for electoral reform assistance to Cambodia. The team was led by Mr. Tadayuki MIYASHITA, Director, Country Assistance Planning Division I, International ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/japanese-follow-up-team-arrives-in-cambodia-7516

First buses, now trains could come to capital

As part part of its multibillion-dollar Urban Transport Master Plan, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) unveiled a modern rail system for Phnom Penh yesterday that could begin operation as soon as 2023. The trains would thin out traffic on the capital’s choked-up roads, which currently lack ...

Charles Rollet
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/first-buses-now-trains-could-come-capital

Phnom Penh to get new water treatment plant

Construction is to begin this month on a $40 million water treatment plant to help Phnom Penh meet a growing demand for clean water, following an official contract signing ceremony Friday. The plant, called Niroth 2, is the second stage in a massive water treatment facility ...

Holly Robertson and Kang Sothear
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/phnom-penh-to-get-new-water-treatment-plant-65561/

More work needed at the tax dept, JICA says

The General Tax Department of Cambodia (GTD) needs to improve a number of administration processes to enhance revenue collection and make a greater contribution to the economy, a recent study released yesterday by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) reveals. According to data from GTD, Cambodia ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/more-work-needed-tax-dept-jica-says

Stop and go: More traffic lights going up in capital

Phnom Penh is looking to improve its traffic light system and will fit more than 30 unregulated intersections with traffic lights by February next year, City Hall has announced. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is assisting the city, has prioritised the system as a ...

Annie Lee
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stop-and-go-more-traffic-lights-going-capital

City looks to overhaul traffic light system

A solution may be at hand for Phnom Penh’s degenerating traffic congestion problem as Japan’s International Cooperation Agency is readying a project aimed at completely overhauling the city’s non-intuitive traffic light system, City Hall announced Tuesday. The study, which will begin within the next month and ...

Simon Henderson and Khuon Narim
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/city-looks-to-overhaul-traffic-light-system-61205/

Cambodia to rear prawns in ‘third water’

Cambodian farmers will open three prawn farms this summer in the mountain region using Japanese technique of ‘third water’ for creating artificial river and seawater The artificial water is a blend of fresh water and a carefully measured mix of minerals, including salts of sodium, potassium ...

Far Eastern Agriculture News Staff
http://www.fareasternagriculture.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3463:cambodia-to-rear-prawns-in-third-water&catid=1080&Itemid=97

"Third water" prawn farming project to kick off in Cambodia

An onshore prawn farming project using water known as “third water” developed by Toshimasa Yamamoto, associate professor at Okayama University of Science, will start in August in a mountain village in Cambodia, Japan’s Jiji Press reported. Aquaculture on land is expected to improve nutrition and alleviate ...

Bernama News Staff
http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=1038151

Phnom Penh Authority decides to run public buses

Phnom Penh City Hall decides to run public buses by itself after Chinese-owned Global withdrew​ itself due to internal issues. Long Dimanche, spokesman for the City Hall, said that the Global withdrew itslef from the public bus service project after two-month trial from February 5th to ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=MTg1OGY1OGUzZjl

Water authority eyes new station for 2017

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) announced the construction of a fifth water treatment station yesterday, saying that without an additional plant, the capital could face a severe clean-water shortage as soon as 2017. Speaking at a press conference organised by the Japanese International Cooperation ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-authority-eyes-new-station-2017

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