Funding for Ring Road 3 inked 24-07-2018 The Chinese government has provided $259 million as a concessional loan to Cambodia for the construction of the third ring road for the Phnom Penh. The Finance Ministry stated that they signed the necessary agreement with China last week. The new ring road will be four-lane, 47.6 kilometres long, 25 metres wide, and built by … Continue reading "Funding for Ring Road 3 inked" [...]
A new carrier takes off in capital 15-07-2018 Cambodia Airways, the latest passenger airline to enter the Kingdom, launched its first domestic flight on Tuesday. Flight KR801, carrying 145 passengers, left the Phnom Penh International Airport at 9:50am and landed in Siem Reap at 10:35am in an Airbus A319. Cambodia Airways marketing and branding manager Sok Ravy said domestic routes connecting Phnom Penh … Continue reading "A new carrier takes off in capital" [...]
Commerce Minister turns to Japan to improve local products 07-07-2018 The Ministry of Commerce is seeking Japan’s help to improve products manufactured by small and medium enterprises in the Kingdom and bring them up to Japanese standards of quality. Cambodian Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak yesterday met with Miyao Masahiro, president of the Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro), and requested that they strengthen their cooperation with … Continue reading "Commerce Minister turns to Japan to improve local products" [...]
City Hall receives first batch of buses 28-06-2018 City Hall yesterday announced that the first 20 buses donated by the Japanese government through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency have been received, while the remaining 60 will arrive in the upcoming months. City Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey said that 80 buses are to be donated to Phnom Penh to serve as public transportation. … Continue reading "City Hall receives first batch of buses" [...]
Aeon inaugurates new mall in Sen Sok 22-06-2018 Aeon, a Japanese retail conglomerate, yesterday officially opened its second mall in Phnom Penh, in a bid to capitalise on the Kingdom’s growing middle and upper classes, as well as the increasing number of East Asian and Western residents. The new mall, located in Sen Sok district, follows the hugely successful first Aeon mall, which … Continue reading "Aeon inaugurates new mall in Sen Sok" [...]
National Road 6 officially in service 13-06-2018 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. The thoroughfare is now officially in service, after a renovation that has taken 50 months and cost more than $255 million, which … Continue reading "National Road 6 officially in service" [...]