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Waste collection bidding to begin soon, municipal hall says

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall will soon open the bidding process to choose at least three new waste collection companies for the capital as it works on reforming waste management systems to better serve the public and reduce rubbish pollution on the streets. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/waste-collection-bidding-begin-soon-municipal-hall-says

Rubbish tuk-tuks delivered to six districts in the capital

Phnom Penh Municipal Hall has handed over 40 modern rubbish tuk-tuks to six districts in the capital as a means to transport rubbish while it seeks to improve waste management. Municipal hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey said on Sunday that the administration is planning to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rubbish-tuk-tuks-delivered-six-districts-capital

Pavement improvement plan on Mao Tse Toung Boulevard underway

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is assessing a pavement improvement project along Mao Tse Toung Boulevard meant to provide ease of travel for disabled persons and pedestrians, Phnom Penh Municipal Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey told The Post on Wednesday. Meas Pheakdey said: “The cost ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pavement-improvement-plan-mao-tse-toung-boulevard-underway

Railway families relocated

Some 320 families who are living near disused railway tracks in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district have agreed to relocate to a new site along O’Veng canal in Kilometre 6 commune. Russey Keo district governor Chea Pisey wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday that ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/railway-families-relocated

Consultation forum held with CSOs and NGOs

Phnom Penh Municipal Hall and civil society organisations on Tuesday held a consultation forum with the theme Development Partnership with non-Governmental organisations (NGOs), the first such meeting this year. Around 700 people from various state institutions and 50 civil society organisations attended the forum, although ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/consultation-forum-held-csos-and-ngos

Factories ‘don’t need to move’

The owners of existing factories, warehouses and other businesses in the capital that rely on large lorries to move their products will not have to relocate to the outskirts of the city. The decision came after the Phnom Penh Municipal Hall and the Garment Manufacturers ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/factories-dont-need-move

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

Homes in Phnom Penh to be torn down

Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district administration will tear down illegal houses and shops built on the bank of Prek Thnot river, said its administrative director Mok Puthea. He said illegal homes, shops, cafes and canteens in Teuk Thla village along the river in Kraing Pongro commune ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/homes-phnom-penh-be-torn-down

Capital taps private firm to manage its lighting

Phnom Penh Municipality has reached a deal with PPDEC, a previously little known company, to privatise the capital’s public lighting system, a city official said yesterday. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/capital-taps-private-firm-manage-its-lighting

Disabled performers back on city’s streets

Two weeks after police rounded up blind and disabled performers begging for money on streets around Phnom Penh in a bid to prevent traffic congestion, the performers were back on the streets on Wednesday, defiantly defending their right to earn their keep. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/disabled-performers-back-on-citys-streets-115425/

Protesters to march on ACU despite city hall ban

Activists organizing a protest march to the Phnom Penh headquarters of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) say they will continue with their plans despite City Hall’s decision on Thursday to reject their request.   ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/protesters-to-march-on-acu-despite-city-hall-ban-112240/

Borei Keila families get flats, payouts

Thirty-one evicted Borei Keila community families received flats and another four families got $15,000 buyouts on Saturday as part of a “lucky draw” organised to resolve their years-long land dispute. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/borei-keila-families-get-flats-payouts

NGOs want apology over mural’s erasure

Nine NGOs yesterday demanded that Phnom Penh authorities publicly apologise for painting over a huge mural of a seamstress on the capital’s White Building last week. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-want-apology-over-murals-erasure

Tears, anger greet City Hall’s resolution for Borei Keila evictees

Borei Keila residents reacted with outrage yesterday when City Hall announced only 34 of 154 displaced families will get on-site housing in the community, following a reassessment of the land dispute victims’ claims. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/tears-anger-greet-city-halls-resolution-borei-keila-evictees

Traffic woes vex Phnom Penh governor

Phnom Penh’s municipal governor yesterday called on citizens to start obeying traffic laws and using the city’s fledgling public-transportation system as he addressed widespread discontent with traffic issues. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/traffic-woes-vex-phnom-penh-governor

Plan to split communes takes step forward

The Municipality of Phnom Penh has formally applied to the Ministry of Interior to create 11 new communes in the capital. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/plan-split-communes-takes-step-forward

Tourist busted flying drone next to palace

A Chinese tourist was arrested in Phnom Penh on Saturday afternoon after he used a drone to take pictures in front of the Royal Palace. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea and Igor Kossov
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tourist-busted-flying-drone-next-palace

Phnom Penh may add eleven new communes

Phnom Penh Municipal Hall plans to create 11 new communes in five districts in the capital to improve social service management, Deputy Municipal Governor Eang Ony said yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penh-may-add-eleven-new-communes

Road delays in store

Phnom Penh Muni-cipal Hall has given notice of an expected 45 days of congestion from mid-September during construction at the intersection of Russian and Mao Tse-Tung boulevards in Tuol Kork district, asking for understanding from those affected. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-delays-store

Gov calls for vigilance before Pchum Ben

Phnom Penh City Hall has called on authorities in the capital’s 12 districts to ramp up security and public order in preparation for the upcoming Pchum Ben and Kathin festivals. ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gov-calls-vigilance-pchum-ben

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