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Nat’l Road 48 project set to break ground

The National Road 48 reconstruction and improvement project, which connects the coastal provinces of Preah Sihanouk and Koh Kong, will break ground at the beginning of November with a budget of more than $78 million under concessional financing from South Korea. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-road-48-project-set-break-ground

Construction and upgrading of 148 km of National Road No. 48 to Koh Kong to cost more than $78 million

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport,  yesterday presided over the signing ceremony of a contract for the construction and upgrading of National Road 48 under concessional financing from the Republic of Korea. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921656/construction-and-upgrading-of-148-km-of-national-road-no-48-to-koh-kong-to-cost-more-than-78-million/

Heavy trucks banned amid Koh Kong roadwork

Koh kong provincial authorities have announced a plan to temporarily ban heavy trucks from travelling on National Road 48, while it’s being repaired by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. According to the ministry’s assessment, about 22.26 per cent of the road or around ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-trucks-banned-amid-koh-kong-roadwork

Protesters Forgo Roadblock, Distribute Petitions

Villagers in Koh Kong province involved in a long-running land dispute with two sugar cane plantations linked to CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat handed out petitions to passing motorists along National Road 48 demanding their land back. It was a change of pace for the villagers, ...

Protesters End Roadblock Empty-Handed

Srey ambel district, Koh Kong province – A roadblock by locals in a long-running land dispute with CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat petered out after several hours in the dying rain on Saturday without the protesters winning any concessions from either the senator’s firm or ...

Villagers block national road in call for land

More than 250 villagers blocked National Road 48 yesterday in Koh Kong province while protesting against their eviction from their Kiri Sakor district homes, slowing traffic for more than eight hours, officials said Prom Sann, a representative for the villagers, said the protesters represented 250 families ...

Villagers to block roads in protest

Hundreds of people whose land has been swallowed by a giant Chinese tourism project on the coast of Koh Kong province will attempt to demonstrate their grievances today by blocking national roads 4 and 48, villagers and human rights workers said Protesters have been resisting China’s ...

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