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More than $3.4 million spent in 2017 on capital infrastructure

Publication date 17 November 2017 | 13:22 | ICT

The national government has spent more than $3.4 million on infrastructure in the capital in the first seven months of the year – not including money spent on sewage upgrades and municipal building and bridge maintenance.

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  • Phnom Penh has seen substantial investment in the city’s infrastructure, but the World Bank says more needs to be done to ensure a sustainable future for the city.

    Urban poor losing out in growing capital city

    Publication date 19 October 2017 | 11:59 | ICT

    A new report by the World Bank says the Cambodian government needs to invest in infrastructure and social protection to make city life in the Kingdom sustainable. John Clamp reports.

  • Fun for some, a bane for others. Schoolchildren negotiate a flooded Phnom Penh street.

    Could do better: residents’ verdict on capital’s flooding

    Publication date 12 October 2017 | 11:42 | ICT

    Residents of Phnom Penh endure flash flooding on a regular basis in the rainy season. Siv Meng asked them who is to blame, and what might be done about it.

  • Credits roll on Phnom Penh’s last old-style cinema

    Publication date 12 October 2017 | 11:46 | ICT

    As large sections of old Phnom Penh are bulldozed to make way for new development, the fate of some of the city’s notable architecture hangs in the balance. Post Property tracks the fate of the city’s movie theatres and

  • 30 percent of building projects in parts of Phnom Penh are renovations.

    Renovation nation: what owners need to know

    Publication date 12 October 2017 | 11:44 | ICT

    Phnom Penh and other cities in Cambodia aren’t just sprouting high-rise offices and spanking new malls.

  • Ly Hour, of the Housing Development Association of Cambodia, says investors should not worry about the kingdom’s politics.

    Ly Hour: Seething tension in politics does not affect the private sector

    Publication date 12 October 2017 | 11:42 | ICT

    Ly Hour, head of the Housing Development Association of Cambodia, sat down with Post Property’s Siv Meng to discuss current market trends, the flow of housing development in Cambodia, and the evolution

  • Picturesque Kampot. The port development will attract new residents and tourists.

    Kampot’s new seaport to boost city’s property market

    Publication date 05 October 2017 | 17:44 | ICT

    Kampot’s new seaport will boost the local property sector by creating jobs and attracting tourism to the provincial centre.

  • The kitchen and living area at Sla Boutique Hostel in Phnom Penh.

    Phnom Penh’s hostel owners moving into boutique style

    Publication date 05 October 2017 | 17:46 | ICT

    Phnom Penh’s hostel owners are taking their accommodation upmarket as they seek to stand out from the crowd and attract backpacking tourists in an increasingly competitive market.

  • The view from one of Phnom Penh’s new condominium developments. Local people moving out of older accommodation like the panoramas as well as the extra security.

    Locals like living the condo high life

    Publication date 05 October 2017 | 17:48 | ICT

    The current generation of Cambodians are the first to move out of shop houses and stilted village properties. They’re moving into condos and apartments in the capital and elsewhere in ever larger numbers.

  • A visitor admires a model of a condo development at last year’s expo.

    Industry expo for building sector to be biggest yet

    Publication date 05 October 2017 | 17:41 | ICT

    This year’s Cambodia Construction Industry Expo looks set to be bigger than ever, with up to 300 stallholders slated to attend.

  • Topping out? Some investors believe Sihanoukville’s real estate market has overheated.

    Sihanoukville property prices double, but is it a bubble?

    Publication date 28 September 2017 | 12:51 | ICT

    Sihanoukville has seen property prices skyrocket in recent years as Chinese investors pile in to the real estate market in the seaside resort.