China gives $240m in aid

China gives $240m in aid

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Source : KhmerTimes

China has granted $240 million aid to Cambodia under agreements signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on a state visit to Beijing.

Mr Hun Sen and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang signed six deals on Tuesday after a one-hour meeting to discuss ties between the nations.

In one of the agreements, Cambodia and China pledged to develop economic and technical cooperation, with China providing aid of $174 million to Cambodia this year. The same figure was given by China under a similar deal last year.

In a meeting between Mr Hun Sen and Chinese President Xi Jinping …

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Plans underway for clearer guidelines governing landmarks and heritage buildings

Plans underway for clearer guidelines governing landmarks and heritage buildings

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Source៖ Phnom Penh Post

As many tall buildings continue to pop up in Cambodia’s 500-year-old capital, ministries are continuing to place importance on preserving the cultural heritage of important historical sites and landmarks, ranging from ancient temples and monuments to pagodas and colonial buildings.

Seng Lot, spokesman for Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction (MLMUPC), told Post Property on Tuesday that up until now, the ministry has yet to draft a law for new construction developments around and near important landmarks, including monuments, or heritage sites.

“But the ministry has met with the City Hall authorities. We have …

GrEEEn Solutions for Livable Cities

GrEEEn Solutions for Livable Cities

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22 March 2016

Source: Asian Development Bank

Practical ways on how urban managers, development practitioners, businesses, and citizens can engage to make cities more livable by building on the city’s unique physical, social, cultural, economic and human resource assets.

The scale of urbanization in Asia today is unprecedented in urban history. Asia stands apart from other regions in terms of the absolute growth of the urban population as well as the number of densely populated megacities. Asia’s urban challenges are characterized by (i) increasing household consumption, (ii) rising demand for urban services, (iii) depletion of natural resources, (iv) increasing levels …