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Cambodia returns all 83 plastic waste-filled containers to countries of origin

Cambodia has returned all 83 plastic waste-filled containers to their countries of origin, the country’s General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) said in a statement on Tuesday.​ ...

Mu Xuequan
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-09/18/c_138399358.htm

Firm returns 14 rubbish-filled containers to contries of origin

Chungyuen Plastic Manufacture Co Ltd has returned 14 containers of plastic waste found at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port last month to their countries of origin. It also paid a one billion riel ($250,000) fine, the General Department of Customs and Excise said on Friday. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-returns-14-rubbish-filled-containers-contries-origin

Road damage harming S’ville trade

The Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that road damage in Preah Sihanouk province caused by recent rainfall and traffic congestion has been affecting the transport of goods between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/road-damage-harming-sville-trade

Kingdom to host Asean ministerial meeting for environmental issues

Cambodia is set to host the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting for the Environment from October 7-11 in Siem Reap province. Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra told The Post on Wednesday that the ministry and stakeholders alike are prepared to host the event but could ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-host-asean-ministerial-meeting-environmental-issues

Cambodian firm probed over S’ville plastic waste

Kun Nhem the director-general of the General Department of Customs and Excise, said on Sunday that the owner of a Cambodian business is being questioned over the discovery last week of 83 plastic-rubbish filled containers at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodian-firm-probed-over-sville-plastic-waste

Japan provides $52M in grants

The Japanese government has provided more than $52 million in grants for Cambodia’s socio-economic development projects so far this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japan-provides-52m-grants

Port cargo traffic at Sihanoukville sees 16% first quarter rise

In the first quarter of this year, cargo traffic through the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port rose 16 per cent year-on-year, according to Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. Chanthol, speaking at the 133rd International Labour Day anniversary in Preah Sihanouk province on Wednesday, said ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/port-cargo-traffic-sihanoukville-sees-16-first-quarter-rise

Trade logistics centre west of Phnom Penh is in planning

An assessement of plans to build a groundbreaking trade logistics centre west of Phnom Penh will begin soon, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation said. An early stage feasibility analysis of the Phnom Penh Logistics Complex is set to begin early next year, supported ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-logistics-centre-west-phnom-penh-planning

Land deal ends Preah Sihanouk province dispute

Forty-two families living in Sihanoukville’s Muoy commune, who claim to have a land dispute with a Sihanoukville Autonomous Port official Chan Kang, have been given land plots by Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50524366/land-deal-ends-preah-sihanouk-province-dispute/

Thai project to benefit Cambodia

The Thai government has approved the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), linking the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar with Sihanoukville in Cambodia and Vung Tau port in Vietnam, according a report in the Bangkok Post. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26734/thai-project-to-benefit-cambodia/

Second port plans to list on bourse

The largest port in the Kingdom, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, will list on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) in the first half of next year, its director general Lou Kim Chhun said yesterday. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/18656/second-port-plans-to-list-on-bourse/

Business briefs

The country’s two largest ports saw traffic jump in the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period last year, according to figures released by the port authorities Friday. ...

Khmer Times team
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/15712/business-briefs/

Timber by the numbers

Cambodia’s foremost logging baron exported more than 100,000 cubic metres of timber from Sihanoukville Port last year, likely including a species protected by an international treaty to which the Kingdom is a signatory, an analysis by Global Witness of leaked export records suggests. The data, obtained ...

Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/timber-numbers

Cambodia says increased networks with ASEAN, China key to boosting economy

Cambodia sees the development of physical networks between itself and other Southeast Asian nations and China as key to boosting its economy and achieving closer regional ties, government officials said recently. Transport Minister Tram Iv Tek said Cambodia has well-developed overland roads to connect the country ...

Ecns.cn News Staff
http://www.ecns.cn/2014/12-10/146092.shtml

Cargo shipments via Cambodia’s 2 largest ports continue to grow in 10 months

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, Cambodia’s largest shipping facility, reported a 14 percent increase in cargo shipments in the first ten months of 2014. The sea port received 2.84 million tonnes of goods during the January-October period this year, up 14 percent compared to the same period ...

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/cargo-shipments-via-cambodias-2-largest-ports-continue-to-grow-in-10-months/

City bus system to get 40 buses, 2 new lines

Phnom Penh City Hall will in September establish two new municipal bus lines after 40 secondhand buses purchased from South Korea arrived at the port in Sihanoukville last week, a city official said. A fledgling public bus system is already in place in the city, but ...

Hul Reaksmey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/city-bus-system-to-get-40-buses-2-new-lines-65276/

Court temporarily halts lease transfer for victory beach

Russian businessmen Nikolai Doroshenko and Sergei Polonsky are locked in a legal dispute over Sihanoukville’s Victory Beach following Mr. Polonsky’s release from prison last month, according to copies of court documents obtained Monday. The Preah Sihanouk provincial court has temporarily prevented Mr. Doroshenko from transferring the ...

Joshua Wilwohl
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/court-temporarily-halts-lease-transfer-for-victory-beach-58598/

Cambodia seizes 3 tons trafficked ivory tusks at sea port

Cambodian customs officers on Friday morning confiscated around three tons of elephant tusks at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port in Southwestern Preah Sihanouk province. In February, customs officers nabbed two Vietnamese men at the Siem Reap International Airport for smuggling 79.5 kg of illegal elephant tusks ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-05/09/c_133321744.htm

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