Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - In Brief: Landmark building proposed

In Brief: Landmark building proposed

In Brief: Landmark building proposed

A French

expert has suggested that Phnom Penh's landmark building should be

constructed in the Chaktomuk river intersection area. Frederic Mauret,

the city's French technical expert for the 2020 municipal master plan,

said Tuesday "we recommend the establishment of a cultural highrise at

Chaktomuk river area. It is a unique and invaluable location and would

provide an identifiable international landmark for the city, like the

Sydney Opera House in Australia". Mauret further proposed the

development of highrise buildings along the river in the Chaktomuk and

Chroy Changvar areas. Mab Sarin, deputy governor of Phnom Penh, said

that the 2020 master plan has been finalised and submitted to the

Council of Ministers. "We hope the Phnom Penh municipal master plan

will be approved by the government soon".

RECOMMENDED STORIES

  • Breaking: PM says prominent human rights NGO ‘must close’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Interior Ministry to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and potentially close it “because they follow foreigners”, appearing to link the rights group to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's purported “revolution”. The CNRP - the

  • Rainsy and Sokha ‘would already be dead’: PM

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday appeared to suggest he would have assassinated opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha had he known they were promising to “organise a new government” in the aftermath of the disputed 2013 national elections. In a clip from his speech

  • Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show ‘Cambodia not in anarchy’: PM

    Government officials, thousands of monks and Prime Minister Hun Sen himself will hold a massive prayer ceremony at Angkor Wat in early December to highlight the Kingdom’s continuing “peace, independence and political stability”, a spectacle observers said was designed to disguise the deterioration of

  • PM tells workers CNRP is to blame for any sanctions

    In a speech to workers yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen pinned the blame for any damage inflicted on Cambodia’s garment industry by potential economic sanctions squarely on the opposition party. “You must remember clearly that if the purchase orders are reduced, it is all