Visitors look over Cambodia’s first operational coal-fired power plant at its launch in Preah Sihanouk province’s Stung Hav district in 2014. (Source: Phnompenh Post)

Cambodian approves two new coal-fired power projects

The Cambodian government on February 7 approved the construction of two coal-fired power plants with a combined capacity of 965 megawatts, according to spokesperson of the government Phay Siphan.

Cambodia aims to turn Sihanoukville into “second Shenzhen city”

Cambodia aims to turn Sihanoukville into “second Shenzhen city”

The Cambodian Government aims to transform Sihanoukville, the capital of Preah Sihanouk province, into Cambodia’s industrial hub – a “second Shenzhen city”, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy and Finance Vongsey Vissoth said.