Cambodia to export renewable electricity to Singapore
The conglomerate Cambodia’s Royal Group of Companies will export renewable energy to Singapore after the group signed an agreement with Keppel Energy Pte Ltd on Wednesday, which will enable the latter to purchase electricity from the Kingdom. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Cambodia’s Hydro Power Lower Sesan 2 Dam attaches great importance to staff development
Cambodia’s Hydro Power Lower Sesan 2 Dam attaches great importance to staff development. The Lower Sesan 2 Hydro Power dam in Cambodia’s Stung Treng Province, was jointly funded and constructed by China Huaneng Group, Royal Group, Cambodia and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN). It is managed ...
Khmer Times Staff
Koh Rong Island road project 30% done: Royal Group chair
Royal Group of Companies Ltd chairman Kith Meng has announced that the development of 70km of concrete roads on Koh Rong Island is about 30 per cent complete, with construction having begun in mid-July and proceeding on schedule since then. ...
Government Suspends Logging in Stung Treng Dam Concession
The government has ordered Ang & Associates Lawyer Co. Ltd., a company headed by well-known businessman Kith Meng, to cease logging in an area of Stung Treng province where a hydropower dam will be built. Sesan district governor Yeang Srey Sary said Thursday that a delegation ...
Kuch Naren and Dene-Hern Chen
PAL vows to pursue Cambodia airline deal with local tycoon
Philippine Airlines continues to pursue talks to form a new Cambodian flag carrier with local telecommunications, banking and property tycoon Kith Meng despite missing a deadline to close the deal for a second time this week, its top executive said. PAL president Ramon S. Ang said ...
Business Inquirer Net News Staff
Australian company finds 'significant' mineral deposits in Preah Vihear
Australia’s Geopacific Resources NL said Thursday it had found “significant” amounts of gold, copper and molybdenum at its Kou Sa project in Preah Vihear. In a statement, the mineral explorer said the results of the first phase of its soil-sampling program had also found “associated multi-element ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Mekong Communities Tell of Hardship From Hydropower Dams
About 200 people from Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia affected by hydropower dam projects on the Mekong River and its tributaries gathered in Phnom Penh yesterday to share their experiences of how their lives have been adversely affected since the dams were constructed. Speaking at the ...
PAL to complete investment in Cambodia Air in July
PAL Holdings Inc., operator of flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc., said Monday it expects to complete a $10-million investment in Cambodia Air by July 15 this year. PAL teamed up with Royal Group of Cambodia in April to establish its first international airline venture known as ...
Relocation site has villagers worried
Villagers facing relocation from the site of the planned Lower Sesan 2 dam in Stung Treng province were told last week that they would be moved 15 kilometres from the river they rely on for fishing, a commune chief said yesterday. Seak Mekong, commune chief in ...
Dam Firm Told to Build Homes for Affected Communities
Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that the company responsible for building the Lower Sesan 2 dam in Stung Treng province will be in charge of constructing homes for thousands of villagers that will be displaced according to a statement Friday by the Council of ...