Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - China Aid building up Kingdom



China Aid building up Kingdom

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

China Aid building up Kingdom

Infrastructure projects

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

The China Aid-funded Cambodia Rural Road Project-Phase II-Lot 2 is being carried out by the Yunan Construction and Investment Holding Group Co Ltd (YCIH).

The objective of Phase II is to improve road infrastructure in rural parts of Cambodia, which will help in alleviating poverty, as well as boost the rural economy and improve the socio-economic status of people in remote areas.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

Some of the provinces that have benefited from the project are Tbong Khmum, Prey Veng and Svay Rieng. China plans to provide financial assistance to fund Cambodia’s rural road projects, repairing and upgrading existing roads.

China-Aid Cambodia Rural Water Supply Project-Phase II

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

With a Chinese government grant, the China Aid-funded Cambodia Rural Water Supply Project-Phase II commenced in November last year. Scheduled for completion within two years, a total of 964 boreholes and 54 community ponds are to be constructed across 10 provinces. Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, Kampong Cham, Kampong Speu, Battambang, Pursat, Kampong Chhnang, Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap and Kampot provinces are to benefit.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

The infrastructure will provide clean and hygienic water for daily human consumption, agricultural irrigation and livestock breeding for thousands of rural residents.

China Railway Construction Group builds Tbong Khmum hospital

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

China’s second largest medical aid infrastructure contribution is a hospital in Tbong Khmum province that commenced construction on last year. It is expected to be completed by October next year.

The hospital has been designed by China IPPR International Engineering Co Ltd and is being built by the China Railway Construction Group. Its facilities include a medical consultation hall, a 300-bed general ward, a 10-bed intensive care unit, operating rooms, an emergency room, a pharmacy, a fluid distribution centre and a kitchen.

In addition, the hospital’s radiology and radiotherapy department will be equipped with the latest state-of-the-art MRI, CT, DR and gastrointestinal contrast imaging machines.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

MOST VIEWED

  • Omicron patients can stay home: PM

    The Ministry of Health has issued a directive on the treatment of people who have tested positive for the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant, following a suggestion from Prime Minister Hun Sen on the night of January 21. The directive permits home quarantine for those who

  • The effects of the USD interest rate hike on Cambodian economy

    Experts weigh in on the effect of a potential interest rate expansion by the US Federal Reserve on a highly dollarised Cambodia Anticipation of the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike in March is putting developing economies on edge, a recent blog post by

  • Cambodia’s first ever anime festival kicks off Jan 22 at capital’s F3 centre

    Phnom Penh's first ever Anime Festival will bring together fans, artists, shops and other local businesses with ties to the Japanese animation style for cosplay competitions, online games, pop-up shops and more on January 22, with Friends Futures Factory (F3) hosting. F3 is a project that

  • Hun Sen gets 4th Covid shot, urges compatriots to follow

    Prime Minister Hun Sen and his wife Bun Rany on January 14 received their fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine and called on compatriots to follow suit as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in the community. This marks the launch of Cambodia's fourth-dose vaccination campaign,

  • Fourth dose Covid booster drive jabs 43K in two days

    In the first two days of the fourth-dose Covid-19 vaccination campaign, more than 43,000 people volunteered to get the jabs, while over 4.6 million people have received a third shot. Health ministry spokeswoman Or Vandine said that fourth-dose vaccinations, which began on January 14 exclusively with the Pfizer

  • Singapore backs Cambodia's efforts on Myanmar

    Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong supports Cambodia in its efforts to seek a solution to the ongoing Myanmar crisis as the chair of ASEAN. Lee expressed his support during a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen via videoconference on January 14, with the talks focused