Seven million vehicles on Cambodia’s roads

The number of motorcycles on Cambodia’s roads has increased to six million, with one million cars also in the country, Transport Minister Sun Chanthol said, adding that many accidents have been caused by motorcyclists. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Cambodia signs contract with Chinese firm to build 2nd expressway

Cambodia on Thursday granted a concessional contract to China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) to invest in constructing and operating the second expressway connecting its capital Phnom Penh with Svay Rieng province’s Bavet City on the border with Vietnam. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Battambang landfill is officially inaugurated to participate in the development of sanitation

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, presided over the handover and official inauguration ceremony of a large landfill in Battambang city of Urban Environment Management in the Tonle Sap Phase 2 Project under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Delegation of US-ABC eying trade and investment potential and opportunities in Cambodia

Delegation of US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC), led by its Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director H.E. Michael Michalak, have been on a visit to Cambodia to study more potential and opportunities of trade and investment. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation eying investment opportunities in Cambodia

A delegation of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), led by its Managing Executive Officer and Co-Head of the Asia Pacific Division Rajeev Kannan, is seeking for investment opportunities in Cambodia, especially in areas of logistics and tourism port. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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. ...

Torn Vibol

Electric vehicle charge stations key to drive nationwide switch

Authorities have urged the private sector to invest in electric vehicle (EV) power stations and called on Cambodians to switch to electric vehicles to cut costs and become more environmentally friendly. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway to make transport and travel more efficient

The Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway will make the transport of goods and passengers more efficient, as the government sets to turn Preah Sihanouk province into a multi-purpose special economic zone. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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