News

Shenzhen Institute of Planning to undertake Sihanoukville masterplan

The Shenzhen Urban Planning and Design Institute has been commissioned to undertake a masterplan to transform Sihanoukville into a modern sprawling metropolis, using the Shenzhen experience as its secret recipe. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/660033/shenzhen-institute-of-planning-to-undertake-sihanoukville-masterplan/

Unseasonable rains bring floods

Unseasonable weather has wreaked havoc this week, bringing floods to Sihanoukville and Poipet and leaving one dead from a lightning strike in Koh Kong province, officials confirmed yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unseasonable-rains-bring-floods

Sihanoukville gets a wake up call

Sihanoukville has long been a part of the government’s plan to develop the Southern coast as Cambodia’s next tourism hotspot after Siem Reap, and if recent arrival numbers are anything to go by it seems to be growing in appeal. However, as new property developers ...

George Styllis
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/real-estate/sihanoukville-gets-wake-call

After charges laid, turkish stabbing suspect attempts to flee

A Turkish man who survived a drive-by shooting in Sihanoukville only to be arrested less than 24 hours later over an earlier stabbing incident was charged by the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court on Sunday—after which he attempted to flee while still in handcuffs. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/after-charges-laid-turkish-stabbing-suspect-attempts-to-flee-78879/

As free man, Polonsky plans tourism mecca

Sergei Polonsky, a Russian fugitive and former billionaire real estate magnate who was recently released from prison in Cambodia, has grand plans for a string of islands off the coast of Sihanoukville. Less than a month after the Supreme Court refused to extradite him to Russia ...

Joshua Wilwohl
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/as-free-man-polonsky-plans-tourism-mecca-58726/

Fearing Unrest, Garment Workers Abandon Jobs

Phnom Penh’s garment factories are operating at a greatly reduced capacity as workers return home to the provinces in droves in response to the government’s decision to increase security after the opposition warned they plan to hold mass demonstrations against the election results. Ken Loo, secretary-general ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/elections/fearing-unrest-garment-workers-abandon-jobs-39842/

Cambodia, Vietnam seen boosting medical tourism offerings

Cambodia and Vietnam are enhancing their medical tourism offerings, the International Medical Tourism Journal reported Friday. “In medical tourism, Southeast Asia is a key and fast advancing market. Cambodia and Vietnam now want a share of the action that Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia have,” the journal ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=NjgwOGQwMjBkMzA

Satellite system will save fuel and routes

Phnom Penh International Airport’s navigation system will be upgraded today with the installment of a new satellite-based system that aims to improve efficiency and reduce fuel usage, an aviation official said. Chhun Sivorn, director of the Air Navigation Standards and Safety Department of the State Secretariat ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/satellite-system-will-save-fuel-and-routes

Phnom Penh Port Trade Volume Increases by 29%

The number of shipping containers that passed through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port increased by 29 percent during the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2012, according to figures released yesterday. The port received 50,157 standard containers between January and ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Cambodia's largest port sees 14 pct rise in cargo shipment in 5 months

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, the kingdom’s largest shipping facility, has seen a 14 percent increase in cargo shipment in the first five months of this year thanks to growing business activities, a port senior official said Wednesday. During January-May period this year, the state-owned port had ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-06/12/c_132450037.htm

Cambodia Carrier on Track with New Flights

Cambodia Angkor Air will launch routes to China and the South Korean city of Seoul by August while it eyes additional destinations to Singapore and Malaysia, according to a senior official with the country’s national carrier. “Singapore is a hub for Asia, so we have ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060466030/Business/cambodia-carrier-on-track-with-new-flights.html

Samsung pushes for 30 stores in Kingdom

Samsung plans to more than quadruple its number of stores – currently seven – in the Kingdom, aiming to have 30 branches by the end of this year. The move will extend its lead as the electronic brand with the most stores here, and comes as ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013052865864/Business/samsung-pushes-for-30-stores-in-kingdom.html

‘Power cuts just a transitional problem’

Recurring power cuts and power shortages draw sharp complaints from Cambodia’s public, the political opposition and business owners. Keo Ratanak,  director-general of Electricite du Cambodge (EDC), talked to the Post’s Sarah Thust. What is EDC doing to reduce electricity cuts here? The issue of power shortage is ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013051065532/Business/power-cuts-just-a-transitional-problem.html

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

MMJRH
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!