Ministry to build bus terminal on the outskirts of Phnom Penh
Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said that his ministry will build a bus terminal on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to boost the public transportation in collaboration with the private sector. ...
City bus, water taxi services shut down to prevent spread of coronavirus
The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration today temporarily closed public city bus and water-taxi service linking the northern part of Phnom Penh to Takhmao city in Kandal province via the Mekong River amid the COVID-19 outbreak. ...
Indian companies eye bus project partnership with Cambodian gov’t
An international business conglomerate with roots in India and an Indian automaker are looking at partnering with the Cambodian government on a project that will strengthen the Kingdom’s public transportation system and make Cambodia a producer and exporter of electric buses. According to a press release ...
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Public transport a priority: WB
As the urban population continues to grow at rate of 2.6 percent per year, improving public transport and coming up with detailed urbanisation plans should be top priorities for authorities in Phnom Penh, as well as for other urban centres, including Sihanoukville and Siem Reap, ...
Bus firms agree to not hike rates on the eve of Khmer New Year
Twenty-nine bus companies have agreed not to raise ticket prices on the eve of the upcoming Khmer New Year holiday after a meeting with officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday morning. ...
‘Master Plan’ Drawn for Phnom Penh Public Transport System
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) met with Phnom Penh municipal authorities last month to present the first stage of a “master plan” for the construction of a much-needed public transport system for the capital. Masato Koto, chief of mission for JICA’s transportation planning group in ...
Phnom Penh’s development not fair for all?
Despite the massive spike in development underway in Phnom Penh, a new report says that the public interest is becoming marginalised in favour of the political and business elite. The report, from NGO Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT), says that currently “commercial interests are driving the urban ...
French company begins tram feasibility study
French engineering firm Systra is underway with a feasibility study to build a tramway from Phnom Penh International Airport to the Royal Railway Station, Governor Kep Chuktema said on Friday. The agreement to study a tramway was first made between Systra and City Hall in July ...