City Hall To Launch Water Taxi Service In Phnom Penh

A waterway passenger transport service via the Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers will be launched next year, bringing hopes of eased traffic congestion...

Japan Fights Traffic Congestion In Capital With Bus Donation

The Japanese government is planning a shipment of 140 medium-sized, brand-new city buses that will be given to the Kingdom as donation. The first shipment,...

Cambodia Angkor Air Now A Member Of IATA

The Kingdom’s national flag carrier, Cambodia Angkor Air, is the country’s first airline to receive the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)...

Car Prices On The Rise In Cambodia, A Market Insight By...

With a new special tax at 60 percent, instead of the previous 50 percent, car prices are about to rise in the Kingdom. Campaigns...

ITsumo Joins Forces With Choice Taxi

ITsumo Tec Co., Ltd., a high-tech company and developer of the iTsumo taxi ride-hailing mobile app, and Choice, one of the oldest licensed metered taxis...

High Times For Kampot Pepper

The Kampot Pepper Promotion Association exported 60 tonnes of Kampot pepper during the first nine months of 2017 and aims to reach 80 tonnes...

JICA Propose Skytrain To Ease Phnom Penh Traffic Congestion

For many cities across the world, the best way to beat traffic congestion on the ground is to provide a transport solution in the...

Construction Work To Renovate National Highway 5 Begins

The renovation of National Road 5 continues, with construction work on the section that runs from Prek Kdam area in Kandal to Thlea Ma’Am...

The Shipping Industry in Cambodia: Q&A With Maersk Line’s Lam Bui

These are uncertain times for the global shipping industry. According to The Economist, insipid economic growth and changes in manufacturing patterns – with multinational...

Transport Ministry Launch Online Vehicle Registration, Driving Tests

Two new websites allowing Cambodians to register their vehicles and take the written portion of their driving test exam online were launched by the Ministry...

Metered Tuk-Tuks Challenging Traditional Business Model

EZ Go—the first company in Phnom Penh to offer metered tuk-tuks—is challenging the capital's traditional business model for cheap transportation, where fare prices are...

Cambodia’s First SEZ With Customs Bonded Area

Charles Esterhoy is the Chief Operations Officer at Kerry Worldbridge Special Economic Zone, Cambodia’s first customs bonded warehouse zone, whose groundbreaking ceremony took place...

New Phuket Flight Contributing To Steady Passenger Growth

The number of passengers and flights in Cambodia’s three main airports continues to experience robust growth, aided by a strong influx of Chinese tourists...

Domestic Cargo Service Launched By Cambodia Angkor Air

National flag carrying airline Cambodia Angkor Air on Thursday launched the Kingdom’s first domestic air cargo service, called Angkor Express Go, transporting goods between...

Passenger Traffic Up 6.7% Through Cambodian Airports

More than 5.5 million travellers passed through Cambodia’s three main airports during the first ten months of the year, an increase of 6.7 percent...

With Support From Japan, Mass Transit System On Track

The government yesterday reassured the public that the automated gateway transit (AGT) system, an electric-powered mass transit system that will link Phnom Penh’s city...

GMS Countries Sign New Deal, Boost Transport Connectivity

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries reached an agreement last week on the implementation of the cross-border transport facilitation agreement (CBTA), which, starting June 1,...

Chinese Company Brought On Board For New Siem Reap Airport

Plans for the construction of a brand new $880 million airport to serve the major tourist hub of Siem Reap are close to being...

Less Risk Equals More FDI, Says PPSEZ COO

Charles Esterhoy, Chief Operating Officer of Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone, says PPSEZ can relate to the Cambodian government’s current growing pains as it...

Sihanoukville In The Spotlight

Although overshadowed by Phnom Penh, interest in doing business in Sihanoukville was further piqued after the Cambodian government defined the city as a ‘multi-purpose...

Trade With Japan Expands

Trade with Japan increased significantly during the first half of the year, with exports soaring 19 percent and imports growing by 9.5 percent, according...

Insight Into The Logistics Sector

We caught up with the managers and directors holding the reins of some of Cambodia’s leading transportation and logistics firms to bring you expert...

PM Asks Japan To Help With Phnom Penh Skytrain

The Japanese government has agreed to conduct a feasibility study on constructing a skytrain from the city centre to the Phnom Penh International Airport...

Cambodia, Thailand Railway Link Nearing Completion

Cambodia’s railway link to Thailand is hoped to be completed by the end of this year, according to Minister of Public Works and Transportation...

Emirates Flights To Link Phnom Penh With Yangon And Dubai

Cambodia will soon have daily flights from Dubai and Yangon as Emirates creates a new air link between the capital cities of two developing...

Renovations To Boost Handling Capacity At Sihanoukville’s Airport

Renovation work begins today at Sihanouk International Airport to expand its handling capacity to 500,000 passengers a year, a figure aviation officials claim the...

Northern Section of Cambodian Western Rail Line Ready For Test

The section of the western railway line linking Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province to Battambang is now ready to be tested after the train...

Despite Challenges, Cambodia Continues Rapid GVC Integration

In the last 10 years, Cambodia’s participation in the global value chain (GVC) has increased dramatically, but transportation and infrastructure shortcomings are inhibiting the...

Cambodia Rail Investment Options Pursued

Nearly a month after the Royal Group and two major China-based railway engineering companies signed a joint venture agreement to upgrade the rail system,...

New Container Terminal Okayed For Sihanoukville

The construction of a new container terminal as part of an expansion project of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) will start by early 2019...

Car Sales Down After Tax Hike: Dealers

A recent increase in the specific tax on vehicle imports has slowed down sales and put a dent in profits, dealers claim. The increase in...

Bolstering Cambodia’s Customs Administration

An efficient customs administration is essential to the development and economic welfare of nations. It increases the revenue collected by the government, and protects...

Cambodian E-commerce Going Postal

An online shopping platform is to be launched by state-owned Cambodia Post to allow locals to sell their products via the postal service here,...

Star Auto’s Mercedes-Benz Dealership Opening Next Week

Star Auto (Cambodia), the Kingdom’s authorised Mercedes-Benz general distributors, will officially open the doors of their new Phnom Penh Autohaus with a grand opening...

Phnom Penh and Tokyo Connected By Regular Air Service

All Nippon Airways (ANA) launched yesterday a direct service between Narita airport, in Tokyo, and Phnom Penh, marking the first regular service between Japan...

AirAsia Looking To Land Office In Cambodia Soon

Malaysia-based low-cost airline AirAsia will soon open an office in Cambodia, according to company CEO Anthony Fernandes, who met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun...

Porsche Launch Macan GTS, 718 Cayman S In Cambodia

German automakers Porsche unveiled two brand new models to their extensive range in Cambodia on Wednesday night during a media presentation held at the...

Grab Seals Ride-share Deal With Uber

Singapore-based ride sharing company Grab yesterday announced its acquisition of the Southeast Asia operations of its giant American rival Uber, the deal came just...

Challenges For Rice Industry

Fears have been raised over the future of Cambodia’s rice export industry as the Government ups the country’s export quota for 2015. In 2013, Cambodia...

Cambodia’s Lead Acid Battery Market Forecast (2014 – 2019)

Cambodia's lead acid battery market is yet to develop and fully commercialize in the country. High dependence on energy imports, slow electrification rate, proposed...

Local Carriers Facing Fight For Flights To China

Capturing a slice of the burgeoning Chinese market remains the current focus for all four of Cambodia’s local airlines – Cambodia Angkor Air, Sky...

Cambodia Eyes Water Transport Body

In a bid to address the high cost of logistics in the country, Cambodia plans to apply for membership at the Japanese branch of...

India And Cambodia Pushing Airlines For Direct Links

An upward trend in Indian visitors to Cambodia could soon give rise to a direct flight between the two Asian nations, although commercial airlines...

National Road 6 Officially In Service

Following the completion in July of the section stretching from Siem Reap to Kampong Cham province, National Road 6 was officially inaugurated yesterday in...

Cambodian Ports See Downturn In Container Traffic During 2016

Container traffic through Cambodia’s two main ports – the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) and the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) – showed a significant...

Sihanoukville Port’s Capacity Enhanced With New Cranes

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) has recently expanded its container handling capacity with the addition of four brand new rubber-tyred gantry cranes imported from...

Etihad Cargo Makes A Debut In Cambodia

United Arab Emirates’ national airline Etihad has officially launched a weekly cargo service between Abu Dhabi and Phnom Penh to meet the rising trend...

Uber Looking For Share Of Rides In Cambodian Market

A feasibility study on operating an app-based ride-sharing service in Cambodia is to be conducted by American transportation network giants Uber, with Commerce Minister...

Cambodia Angkor Air Expands Fleet With Two A320s

Cambodia Angkor Air, the country’s flag carrier, signed an agreement with aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation Ltd yesterday to dry lease two Airbus 320s. The...

Cambodia And Thailand To Increase Cross-Border Vehicle Quota

The daily limit of licensed vehicles permitted to cross the border between Cambodia and Thailand is to significantly increase from the current 40 each...

German Firm Signs Industry Pact With Kerry Worldbridge Logistics

Cambodia-based Kerry Worldbridge Logistics and InSITE Bavaria yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study to develop the first German-Cambodian industry...

US Brings Down Tariffs On Cambodian Travel Goods

Cambodian businesses can now export luggage, backpacks, wallets and other travel items to the U.S. duty-free, U.S. Ambassador William Heidt announced yesterday. As of July...

Cambodia Continues Love Affair With Thai Products

Products from neighbouring Thailand are still considered the best for many Cambodian consumers, and this is an incentive for Thai companies to set up...

Eco-friendly Mass Transit System On The Table

Cambodian policymakers are working to secure a $800 million budget to build an automated gateway transit (AGT) system in Phnom Penh following the completion...

Cambodian Customs Are Catching Up

B2B Cambodia caught up with Frederic Chan, Country Manager of Cargoteam SL Cambodia, to get his view on the Cambodian customs evolution currently taking...

Cambodia Angkor Air Expands To Ho Chi Minh With $9 Flight

Cambodia Angkor Air has announced a new direct flight between Ho Chi Minh and Sihanoukville starting June 17 in its latest international expansion. “This is...

QR Code System To Rate Services In International Gateways Launched

The Ministry of Tourism began yesterday the installation of a network of stickers known as QR codes in the country’s main international gateways to...

Small Planet Airlines Set For Take Off

Small Planet Airlines, a low-cost carrier, became the seventh airline registered with the country’s aviation body after the company yesterday received its Air Operator’s...

Logistics Expanding In The Kingdom

The Cambodian logistics industry is growing in reply to an expanding global export and import market share. Mrs Lam Bui, Country Manager of Maersk...

Alibaba In Talks With Thailand’s WHA Over E-commerce Park Site

Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba are in discussions with WHA Corporation Plc, a Stock Exchange of Thailand listed company and the nation’s largest developer of...

Thailand To Host Regional Base For Alibaba Product Distribution

Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce giant, is planning to set up a regional electronic-trade centre and logistics system in Thailand to help link the...

Luxury Motor Show Takes On Used Car Market

At Cambodia’s first international motor show over the weekend, top-end car manufacturers including Mercedez-Benz, BMW and Ford presented their luxury range of SUVs, sedans,...

JWD Pushes For Big Return On ASEAN Investments

Logistics company JWD InfoLogistics says it has adopted a business plan to increase revenues from its recent investments in ASEAN markets, such as in warehouses...

Cambodia And Laos Ink Deal To Help Increase Flight Links

Cambodia and Laos on Monday signed a deal to encourage regional airlines to increase their services between both countries in a bid to boost tourism. Vann...

Chinese Firm Makes Proposal To Connect Capital’s Port To Railway

Transportation Minister Sun Chanthol met on Sunday with a representative of China Railway 16th Bureau Group—a railway construction constructor— to discuss a $250 million project...

New Video Contest To Help ADB Find New Transport Ideas

The Asia Development Bank (ADB) launched this week a youth video competition to inspire youngsters in finding new ways to tackle the pressing transport challenges...

Number Of Cambodian Tourists Going Out Going Up

Outbound tourism in Cambodia increased by 20 percent during 2016 compared to the previous year with around 1.4 million travelling outside the Kingdom, according...

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port Aims High For IPO

Following a bookbuilding exercise that received a marked response from institutional investors, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) yesterday announced a share price of 5,040 riel ($1.26)...

Relocating To Cambodia

Relocating to Cambodia has never been easier, thanks to a series of improvements across the country. Paul Glew, Country Director of relocation specialists Asian Tigers...

Train Service Resumes To Tourist’s Delight

After a test run over Khmer New Year, Royal Railways will resume service from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville this weekend after a 14-year break....

Expressway Work Could Start This Year

Construction of an expressway linking Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville province could start this year if government negotiations with the Chinese company in charge of...

Thailand Named In President Trump’s US Trade Hit List

US President Donald Trump singled out Thailand – along with Vietnam, Indonesia and 13 other countries – when he announced the signing of two...

Qatar Crisis Sparks Tourism Fears In Cambodia

Government officials and tourism experts say they are worried about a diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and its effect on flights between Phnom Penh and...

Transport Quotas In The Greater Mekong Subregion To Rise

Countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have agreed to expand cross-border permit quotas for trucks and tourist buses. Transport officials from Cambodia, Thailand, Laos,...

Air Traffic On The Rise

The three main Cambodian airports handled a record number of passengers in the first three months of the year, according to Cambodian Airports' latest...

Increased Traffic Through PAS Q1-2

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) has reported a slight year-on-year increase in container traffic during the first half of 2017, a trend which its director reckoned would...

City To Have Mass Transit System In Place By 2023

Cambodia will have an automated gateway transit system (AGT) ahead of 2023 – when the country is due to host the Southeast Asian Games...

Airport Extension Halted, Talk Of New One Rekindled

A senior official announced yesterday a halt to plans to expand the Phnom Penh International Airport, and hinted at the construction of a new...

Illicit Financial Flows Have Cost Cambodia Millions

A new report from US-based nonprofit Global Financial Integrity (GFI) has revealed that illicit financial flows ­– the illegal movement of money or capital...

Cambodia Looks To Put Waste To Cross-border Trade Papers

Cambodia’s upcoming E-commerce Law, once fully adopted, will herald the implementation of cross-border paperless trade, the Ministry of Commerce’s under-secretary of state Sok Sopheak...

Capital’s Airport Gains New Air Freight Service

K Mile Air, a Bangkok-based airline, launched cargo flights between Bangkok and Phnom Penh earlier this week. The Thai cargo airline will use a Boeing 747-400...

Transport Sector Troubled Despite Fuel Price Cuts

Local petroleum prices may have dropped by nearly a quarter since the start of the year, yet companies operating in the Kingdom’s competitive transportation...

New Consultative Tool For ASEAN Companies To Launch In September

A new tool to be launched in September will allow enterprises operating in the ASEAN region to raise specific trade-related issues to the government...

Cambodia’s Bilateral Trade With The US Last Year Around $3 Billion

The trade volume between Cambodia and the United States reached around $3 billion in 2016, while nearly 240,000 American tourists visited the Kingdom, according...

Second Section Of Western Rail Line Opens

The railroad connecting Serey Sophorn in Poipet to Battambang, a section of the western rail line that runs for 65 kilometres, officially opened Sunday. The...

Flights From Phnom Penh To Indonesia On horizon

Direct flights between Indonesia and Cambodia are likely in the next three months because Indonesia is a major tourist market in Southeast Asia, according...

LCC Alliance To Shake Up Air Travel Market

Eight leading budget airlines from Southeast Asia, South Korea and Australia announced Monday an alliance that will enable customers to book connections using a shared...

New Charges Infuriate Logistics Firms

Private sector logistics companies have voiced concern over new service charges in ports, calling for a meeting with the Minister of Public Works to...

S’ville Favoured For Russia Flight Plan

Russian officials seem to favour Sihanoukville as the  destination for the regularly scheduled direct flights between the Kingdom and Russian proposed by Prime Minister Hun...

Air Freight Demand Soaring High In 2017

According to a recent press release from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), global demand for air freight has risen by 10.4 percent during...

Tariffs Dropped To Help Pick Up Trade With Vietnam

In an effort to improve bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam, the import tariffs on dozens of products have been dropped. A memorandum of understanding...

Cambodia Poised For More Double-Digit Growth

This article was originally published by the CAPA CENTRE FOR AVIATIONwebsite on 180113 The Cambodian market is poised for more rapid growth in 2013 after...

Fuel Prices Back To Pre-intervention Levels

Four months after the government implemented a fuel-pricing mechanism that saw prices fall at the pump, petrol prices have risen back up to pre-intervention...

Gov’t And Transport Representatives Discuss Issues Affecting Industry

Newly-appointed transportation minister Sun Chanthol met with representatives of the three biggest transportation bodies - CAMTA, CamFFA and CAMBA -, as well as with...

Airport Rail Link Set To Start

The rail link from Phnom Penh International Airport to the city will be ready for service before the start of Khmer New Year in...

Paperless Trade On The Horizon

Cambodia yesterday signed the framework agreement on the Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific, which aims to strengthen digital trade...

Porsche Joins Cambodia’s Luxury Car Race

by Ben Woods Though still one of the poorest countries in the region, Cambo­dia’s recent economic growth has birthed a new class of consumer. And...

Cambodia Launches $5M Biomass Project

by Kelvin Ross The Cambodian government has launched a four-year project to promote the use of biomass technology in its industrial sector. The $5.6m project unveiled...

Australia Courted For Further Railway Funding

by Eang Mengleng The government has asked Aus­tralia to provide more funding to help complete the rehabilitation of the dilapidated railway line between Phnom Penh...

Kingdom To Start Mango Exports To South Korea In October

Cambodia expects to export its first shipment of mangoes to South Korea in October following an agreement signed between both countries in 2015. Veng Sakhon,...
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