Many See red over New traffic lights

Many See red over New traffic lights

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Source: Khmertimeskh

Despite Phnom Penh City Hall stating in March the 100 new traffic lights installed around the city would be operational by the end of May, then saying they would be completed by the end of June, the date has shifted again to August.

City Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey said teams were having trouble hooking the new lights up to the electrical

National rail system in the pipeline

National rail system in the pipeline

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Source : KhmerTimes

An agreement to build a national rail system has been reached by the Royal Group and two major Chinese companies.

The joint venture will refurbish the rail link from Phnom Penh to the Thai border and upgrade the rail expressway from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville.

There will be new lines from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and from Phnom Penh to the Vietnam border.

Royal Group, led by prominent businessmen Kith Meng, signed the agreement with China-based Railway 17th Bureau Group and Sino Great Wall International Engineering at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.

Cambodia has …

Civil servants told: no helmet, penalties apply

Civil servants told: no helmet, penalties apply

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Civil servants and factory workers will be required to wear helmets when riding their motorbikes to work under a government plan to stem traffic fatalities.

The deputy commissioner of the National Police told Khmer Times yesterday that the internal rules were announced internally last month.

Lieutenant General Him Yan reiterated the government’s commitment to reducing traffic accidents, adding that the latest initiative encourages public and private companies to help protect employees on the roads.

“We’ve set it as an internal rule for officials in state departments, workers at factories and staff at other participating institutes who ride a motorcycle to …

Youth Opinion: Solutions to Traffic Congestion in Phnom Penh

Youth Opinion: Solutions to Traffic Congestion in Phnom Penh

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Nowadays, traffic jam is the most remarkable issue in Cambodia. Every day, rows of crowded cars and motorbikes getting stuck in a place are everywhere. Concerning this problem, there are some prevailing solutions that can be possibly addressed.

First, the Royal Government of Cambodia should convince all Cambodian people to use public transportation. Though with limited provision, we already have bus service in Cambodia. However, such a service is not comfortable for people. Thus, in order to encourage people to use the buses, the government should provide more buses and we, as the service consumers, need to cooperate in giving …