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Hundreds of truck owners fined

More than 300 overloaded trucks were fined nearly $135,000 last month, causing the Transport Ministry to call for stricter action to protect the country’s roads.A Transport Ministry report said a committee comprised of ministry officials and law enforcement officers seized 307 overloaded trucks, resulting in ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50101342/hundreds-truck-owners-fined/

Japanese companies to repair National Road 5

Two Japanese companies will repair a 135-kilometre stretch of National Road 5 from Phnom Penh to Pursat province in order to maintain the Asian Highway. The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the construction companies held a signing ceremony for the road improvement project ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50101352/japanese-companies-repair-national-road-5/

Online vehicle registration and driving tests launched

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport officially launched a pair of new websites yesterday that will allow Cambodians to register their vehicles as well as take the written portion of their driver’s exam online. ...

Sen David and Andrew Nachemson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/online-vehicle-registration-and-driving-tests-launched

Relocations set bridge repairs back until May

Repairs to the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship Bridge, which a City Hall official had said would begin this month, will instead get underway in May, according to representatives from Japan, which is funding the work. ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/relocations-set-bridge-repairs-back-until-may

Cambodia-Thai rail link delayed again

The train service between Cambodia and Thailand, which was expected to begin operations early this year, may be delayed due to compensation issues with people living along a one-kilometer stretch of track in Poipet City. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/34411/cambodia-thai-rail-link-delayed-again/

Three bus companies earn ministry warning

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has issued warning letters to three transportation companies it has deemed irresponsible, ministry officials confirmed yesterday. ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-bus-companies-earn-ministry-warning

Lower fuel prices no remedy for troubled transport sector

While local petroleum prices have dropped by nearly a quarter of their value since the start of the year, companies operating in the Kingdom’s highly competitive transportation sector insist they have not been able to convert lower fuel costs into higher profits – even when ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/lower-fuel-prices-no-remedy-troubled-transport-sector

Overloaded truck figures dip: ministry

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation yesterday announced that 75 fewer drivers had been fined for overloaded trucks last month compared to June, attributing the decline to recent crackdowns. ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/overloaded-truck-figures-dip-ministry

Ministry scolds South Korean firm

Sun Chanthol, senior minister and minister of Public Works and Transport, met with the president of Dansan Consultants on Friday to talk about the lack of safety signs on a construction site on National Road 21 that allegedly caused two deaths in a traffic accident. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28162/ministry-scolds-south-korean-firm/

Korean firm violated its contract: Minister

Sun Chanthol, the Minister of Public Works and Transport, said last week that Hanshin Engineering and Construction Company, a Korean firm that won the contract to improve National Road 21, violated the contract with the government by hiring a subcontractor to do the job. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27873/korean-firm-violated--its-contract--minister/

Road 5 to be Asean road

National Road 5 which connects Phnom Penh to the border with Thailand at Banteay Meanchey will soon be expanded to strengthen Asean’s trade connectivity between Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday assistance from the Japanese government to improve National Road 5 will ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27532/road-5-to-be-asean-road/

Government struggles to ease capital congestion

Experts warn that soaring population, vehicle use, condominium construction, minimal enforcement of parking and vehicle tax laws and lackluster public transit options could spell decades of gridlock if action is not taken soon. ...

Ben Paviour
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-struggles-to-ease-capital-congestion-112568/

Road project ‘mishandled’

A seven-year, multimillion-dollar road rehabilitation project was rated “less than successful” in a report last week by the Asian Development Bank’s Independent Evaluation Department. ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-project-mishandled

Toll expressway route unveiled

The Kingdom has settled on a route for a planned $2.5 billion high-speed toll road from Phnom Penh to the Vietnamese border in Bavet, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency revealed in a seminar yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/toll-expressway-route-unveiled

Road deaths up almost 15%

A national road safety action plan established in 2011 is severely off target and road deaths could surpass 3,200 by 2020 unless drastic action is taken, the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) warned yesterday.In total, 2,226 people were killed in 4,645 recorded traffic accidents in ...

Pech Sotheary and Charles Parkinson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-deaths-almost-15

Express road to airport in works

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday announced the start of feasibility studies aimed at building an express elevated toll road that would extend from Phnom Penh’s city centre to the airport by 2021.Public Works Minister Tram Iv Tek said yesterday that China’s Henan ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/express-road-airport-works

Rice competitiveness a worry

The executive committee of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) will meet with two ministries today to explore the possibility of reducing the logistical and energy costs of transporting rice, a key factor to keeping Cambodian rice exports competitive compared to neighbouring countries, a CRF official ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-competitiveness-worry

Villagers’ request for crossing rebuffed

Demanding that 20 metres of a median on National Road 6A in the capital be removed to ease commutes to and from their villages, about 45 people protested outside the Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-request-crossing-rebuffed

Ministry to curb illegal checkpoints

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport called on the directors of public works in Phnom Penh and the provinces to crack down on fraudulent truck-weighing checkpoints around the country. ...

Taing Vida
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/ministry-curb-illegal-checkpoints

Kids to get schooled on Traffic Law

High school and university students, considered particularly at risk of road accidents, may soon be taking lessons on the new traffic law if a proposal from the Transport Ministry comes to fruition. Tram Iv Tek, minister of public works and transport, yesterday said that the government ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/kids-get-schooled-traffic-law

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