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Construction of Phnom Penh Logistics Center (PPLC) planned to commence In November

The construction of Phnom Penh Logistics Center (PPLC) is planned to kick off in November this year. The information was revealed by  Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport while receiving a courtesy call from Ambassador of Singapore to Cambodia Ms. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501031702/construction-of-phnom-penh-logistics-center-pplc-planned-to-commence-in-november/

Siem Reap 38 road infrastructure project 90 percent completed

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport and Permanent Deputy Chairman of the 38-Road Infrastructure Project, accompanied Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense to inspect the construction site, pavement, AC concrete, drainage system of 38 road infrastructure project in Siem Reap ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50970344/siem-reap-38-road-infrastructure-project-90-percent-completed/

Cambodia is studying to reduce the tax rate for electric cars by 50% to encourage people to use

In an interview with CNBC on the current plans, connections and future of transportation in Cambodia on November 12, 2021, Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, said that the launch of Electric vehicles (EVs) are in the early stages of development in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50970057/cambodia-is-studying-to-reduce-the-tax-rate-for-electric-cars-by-50-to-encourage-people-to-use/

Diversion of National Road No. 10 to bypass Cardamom Mountain to cost $60 million

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, said that the construction of National Road No. 10 needs to increase the budget by nearly $60 million to divert the road so as not to damage the Cardamom Mountains, damage the environment and affect wildlife sanctuaries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50946080/diversion-of-national-road-no-10-to-bypass-cardamom-mountain-to-cost-60-million/

Cambodia welcomes help from all countries for infrastructure

Minister of Public Works Sun Chanthol said Cambodia welcomes help from all “friend countries” to assist its infrastructure development projects, citing the Kingdom does not discriminate against any countries who wish to help Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926189/cambodia-welcomes-help-from-all-countries-for-infrastructure/

Public Works Ministry sets up live broadcast on Facebook to answer people’s concerns

The Ministry of Public Works will debut its first live show on Facebook today to allow people to air concerns over issues with the ministry’s competence. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50925308/public-works-ministry-sets-up-live-broadcast-on-facebook-to-answer-peoples-concerns/

Construction of 38 streets in Siem Reap expected to be complete later this year

The construction project of 38 streets in Siem Reap provincial city has been now 70 percent complete, pointed out Senior Minister Sun Chanthol in a meeting of Infrastructure and Regional Integration Technical Working Group (IRITWG). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920588/construction-of-38-streets-in-siem-reap-expected-to-be-complete-later-this-year/

Sihanoukville expressway nears construction

A construction team composed of 200 workers from China has arrived in the Kingdom to begin work on an expressway that will connect Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville, with the groundbreaking ceremony expected before the end of March. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50568038/sihanoukville-expressway-nears-construction/

Road repairs increased last year

The Transport Ministry repaired more roads last year when compared to work done in 2017, according to its annual report. In the report issued on Wednesday, the ministry noted it repaired a total of 9,671 kilometres of national and provincial roads, an increase when compared ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50568071/road-repairs-increased-last-year/

‘Speed up National Road 2’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday criticised government officials in charge of the National Road 2 reconstruction. He told them to work with the South Korean government as the project cost $56 million, most of which was borrowed from that government. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/speed-national-road-2

Centre to upskill truck drivers

The Heavy-Vehicle Driver Training Centre, under the General Department of Land Transport, was launched at a ceremony on Wednesday. It will provide training to heavy-vehicle drivers, on St 598, Chraing Chamreh II commune, Russei Keo district, in the capital. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/centre-upskill-truck-drivers

PM departs on European tour

Prime Minister Hun Sen has left for his European tour, which will include attending an Asia-Europe meeting organised by the EU. Departing at 12:20am, he will lead a delegation at the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) on Thursday and Friday in Brussels, Belgium. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-departs-european-tour

Cambodia, Thailand end cross-border rail transport talks

Cambodia and Thailand on Friday concluded negotiations on the transport of goods and people by train across their shared border, with an official agreement expected to be signed in upcoming months. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50509378/cambodia-thailand-end-cross-border-rail-transport-talks/

Sihanoukville port kicks off use of new terminal

State-owned Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) launched its multipurpose terminal on Monday, which was praised by a government official as a way for the country to export faster and more efficiently. The $74 million Japan-backed terminal will provide an additional 330 metres for ship docking and ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sihanoukville-port-kicks-use-new-terminal

MoU inked with China firm for sewage study

The Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Beijing Urban Construction Group Co Ltd (BUCG) in Phnom Penh, to undertake a study of sewerage and drainage systems. ...

Kong Meta
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mou-inked-china-firm-sewage-study

National Road 6 officially in service

Following the completion in July of the section stretching from Siem Reap to Kampong Cham province, National Road 6 was officially inaugurated yesterday in a ceremony presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Sum Manet
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50499590/national-road-6-officially-in-service/

Service opens on restored rails connecting Battambang, Banteay Meanchey

Train service from the provincial capitals of Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces opened on Sunday, an expansion made possible by the retrofitting of previously existing tracks that will also limit the speed at which trains can run. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/service-opens-restored-rails-connecting-battambang-banteay-meanchey

Poipet real estate market full steam ahead

The reopening of a 48-kilometre rail line between Poipet and Serey Sophorn in Banteay Meanchey province this month was a milestone in the long-delayed plan to restore passenger and commercial train service along the Northern Line that connects Poipet to the capital. But it is ...

Vat Vin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/poipet-real-estate-market-full-steam-ahead

Government signs contract for infrastructure projects

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol yesterday signed a $44 million contract with Chinese company Beijing Urban Construction Group Co Ltd to carry out sewage and road improvement projects in Battambang, Poipet and Bavet towns, among other projects. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-signs-contract-infrastructure-projects

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