Slight rise in truck numbers

The total number of new trucks registered last year increased slightly, but industry insiders said that even though more trucks are needed to boost the Kingdom’s trading volume, the country’s export capacity is relatively unaffected because of trucks bought in previous years. The number of big ...

Cambodia breaks ground for 3rd flyover in capital

Cambodia on Monday broke ground for the construction of a 19-million-U.S.-dollar flyover in Phnom Penh’s southwestern part to meet the growing number of vehicles. Prime Minister Hun Sen said it will take 28 months to complete the construction of the 429-meter flyover. “The sky bridge will not ...

Rats Good Business for Cambodians, Food for Vietnamese

Koh Thom district, Kandal province – On a quiet stretch of road in this sleepy border town, there are some telltale signs of an unusual trade: A trail of discarded dead rats, some upturned with their paws stiff in the air, others covered with a ...

Cambodian-Flagged Vessel Delivers Missile Trucks to N Korea

A Cambodian-flagged cargo ship was used last year to deliver four missile-launching vehicles to North Korea in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution that prohibits the sale of weapons to Pyongyang, according to media reports. The 84-meter long “Harmony Wish,” which flies a so-called Cambodian ...

South Korea Donates Trucks to Cambodian Gov’t

The Republic of Korea donated more than 200 military trucks to the Cambodian government last month, a port official said yesterday. Sam Heng, administrative chief of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, said the 241 trucks were strictly for transportation. “The trucks arrived before the elections. They’re military cargo ...

SRP Campaign Videos Put Focus on Evictions

While the CPP in Phnom Penh has spent much of the campaign period broadcasting speeches by Prime Minister Hun Sen, hosting music concerts and sending well-known comedians into the streets to work the crowds, the SRP has a starker campaign focus. When the sun sets, 10 ...

Buses to Run Direct to and from Bangkok

Starting next month, 80 Cambodian and Thai buses and trucks will be allowed to transport goods and passengers directly between Bangkok and Phnom Penh for the first time, an official said yesterday. Suon Vanhong, deputy director of transport at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, ...

Trucks Banned on Phnom Penh Streets for Duration of Summit

Phnom Penh City Hall has banned all trucks transporting goods and gasoline from traveling on the city’s roads in daytime hours to ease traffic during the Asean Summit, according to a notice placed on the municipality’s website Saturday. The Ministry of Education has also told 12 ...

Overloaded vehicles at issue

Overloaded vehicles are contributing to a more rapid than anticipated deterioriation of Cambodia’s road network, experts said yesterday The ADB has funded an axle-load control programme as part of a US$1 million technical package to support government rehabilitation of about 150 kilometers of the Kingdom’s roads. ...

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