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Koh Rong Electricity Rolls Out 2023

Koh Rong Electricity Rolls Out 2023 according to The Royal Group. Over the last 12 months electricity poles and electrical wiring have been lining the new sealed roads around Koh Rong. News just out from the Royal Group has confirmed that the national grid electricity supply will be running in the first quarter of 2023, some people mentioning around Khmer New Year. This is a welcome addition to Koh...

Koh Rong Island to get $300 Million Airport

PHNOM PENH – A $300 million international airport is to be built on Koh Rong Island, northwest of the booming Sihanoukville city, to cater to an influx of tourists. The airport, with a rating suggesting it will be capable of handling jets with up to 100 passengers, will take five years to complete. The project will be developed by the Royal Group Koh Rong Development Company, chaired by tycoon...

Phnom Penh To Sihanoukville Expressway Opening Soon

The Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is now estimated to be 95 per cent complete and will be open to the public for free for the month of October. Before the road opens, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport will run a publicity campaign to explain to road users how the expressway will function. Speaking to the media during a July 19 inspection tour of the project, transport minister Sun...

Cambodia Visa

Cambodia’s “My 2nd Home” 10 Year Golden Visa

Cambodia's "My 2nd Home" 10 Year Golden Visa is now a great opportunity for foreigners looking to live and invest in Cambodia. The investment visa was launched by the Khmer Home Charity Association with full authorization from the Ministry of Interior, with the goal of promoting trade and investment while eliminating unauthorized intermediary companies, that has been commonly used in Thailand and Cambodia...

Cost Of Living Koh Rong

Koh Rong Cost Of Living

Koh Rong Cost Of Living When considering an article on the cost of living on Koh Rong, you have to take into account the prices throughout Cambodia and especially Phnom Penh & Sihanoukville and make a comparison. As a westerner the cost of living anywhere in South East Asia is far cheaper than usually the US, UK, Australia, Europe & South America, so I will just cover some main points from an...

Koh Rong Island road project 30% done: Royal Group chair

Royal Group of Companies Ltd chairman Kith Meng has announced that the development of 70km of concrete roads on Koh Rong Island is about 30 per cent complete, with construction having begun in mid-July and proceeding on schedule since then. Prior to breaking ground, Royal Group Koh Rong Development Co Ltd and Sinohydro Corp Ltd reached a $35 million deal to undertake the project, Royal Group said in...

Government establishes new districts, town for better management

While the government claims that the recent sub-decree to establish a new town and new districts will improve administrative management and provide public services closer to villages, civil society groups say the changes are a waste of the national budget. Affiliated Network for Social Accountability executive director San Chey said the government’s claims that the changes will streamline...

Koh Rong: An island paradise slowly developing

Koh Rong is the second largest island in Cambodia after Koh Kong, with a total land area of approximately 78 square kilometres. Located in Sangkat Koh Rong of the Mittakpheap district in Sihanoukville province, the island is about 25 kilometres from the mainland. With four village communities comprising more than 3,000 people, the island is one of the most attractive offshore destinations for both...

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