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Forces prevent Women’s Day march

Some 400 women from various associations, unions and civil society organisation were blocked by Phnom Penh municipal security forces from marching from the Olympic Stadium to the Council of Ministers to deliver a joint petition on International Women’s Day which fell on Friday. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forces-prevent-womens-day-march

Businesses asked to relocate

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall has requested owners of factories, enterprises, warehouses and garages to relocate to the outskirts along the capital’s third ring road, which is still under construction and expected to be completed by 2021. It said the facilities’ locations in the city ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/businesses-asked-relocate

Sub-decrees approve creation of new districts

Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued two sub-decrees reclassifying two communes in Phnom Penh as districts, as per a request made by Interior Minister Sar Kheng last week.​ In the separate sub-decrees, obtained by Khmer Times yesterday, Boeng Keng Kang I, Boeng Keng Kang II, Boeng Keng Kang ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50572812/sub-decrees-approve-creation-of-new-districts/

Free buses to province planned

The Phnom Penh municipal government has announced a plan to provide limited free bus services along national roads during the Pchum Benh week. The plan will see 120 buses deployed to “ease people’s travels during the holiday”, the capital’s City Hall said in a statement. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/free-buses-province-planned

Open spaces ‘fail capital’s residents’

Research from Cambodian urban NGO Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT) has found that Phnom Penh is failing a large number of its inhabitants by falling far below minimum UN standards for open public spaces. SST warns that the situation “will have negative consequences” unless planners begin ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/open-spaces-fail-capitals-residents

PM calls for better bus service for upcoming national holiday

Prime minister-designate Hun Sen on Wednesday called on the Phnom Penh authorities to enhance the public transport network after private operators raised bus fares for the coming national holidays. An efficient public bus service will help people commute easily, especially during the Pchum Ben festival ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-calls-better-bus-service-upcoming-national-holiday

City Hall breaks ground on new $22M overpass

Prime Minister Hun Sen joined City Hall officials on Thursday to break ground on what is slated to become a $22 million overpass near the capital’s Choam Chao roundabout. This will become Phnom Penh’s sixth flyover and will be undertaken, as was the five others, ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/city-hall-breaks-ground-new-22m-overpass

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/

Bus service loses $150k per month

Phnom Penh Governor Khuong Sreng has claimed City Hall loses about $150,000 every month covering the costs of staff and other expenses to support public bus services. City Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey said that although the state lost money, there were two important advantages to ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50104614/bus-service-loses-150k-per-month/

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