Asean cities work to get ‘smart’

Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:52 | ICT

Thailand will play a leading role in implementing the smart-city network covering 26 cities in the 10 Asean countries as it takes over as the bloc’s chair next year, Digital Economy and Society Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj said last week.



  • Capital’s Tuol Kork district projected to triple in 10 yrs

    Publication date 01 November 2018 | 15:00 | ICT

    Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district is projected to see a threefold increase in the supply of apartments for rent, which is predicted to reach a total of 5,000 units in the early 2030s, according to a study.

  • Google, LG drive smart city projects

    Publication date 01 November 2018 | 14:54 | ICT

    Google and LG Electronics are working together to develop and provide hardware and software technologies to upcoming smart city development projects that utilise information and communication technologies to increase the efficiency of urban services.

  • More FDI projects set to locate to southern VN

    Publication date 01 November 2018 | 14:00 | ICT

    More foreign-invested enterprises are expected to relocate or open in the Southern Focal Economic Zone in the last quarter of this year.

  • ‘Rental prices in Sihanoukville at highest rate’

    Publication date 26 October 2018 | 11:46 | ICT

    Property rental in Sihanoukville, which has been skyrocketing due to the influx of Chinese investors, may fall in the next few years when major construction projects are completed, say real estate insiders.

  • Public investments pay dividends to Can Tho

    Publication date 25 October 2018 | 11:00 | ICT

    Gross capital formation in the last three years in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho was 157 trillion dong ($6.82 billion).

  • China’s huge shantytown investment

    Publication date 25 October 2018 | 10:09 | ICT

    China spent huge amounts of money on renovating shantytowns in the first three quarters this year, housing authorities said on Monday.

  • ‘Boom coming’ says global space provider

    Publication date 25 October 2018 | 10:08 | ICT

    A PREDICTED boom in flexible working could contribute $10.04 trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to the first comprehensive socio-economic study of changing workplace practices commissioned by Regus, a global working space provider firm.

  • Capital’s condo market on the rise

    Publication date 25 October 2018 | 08:29 | ICT

    The property sector added 218 condominium units to the market during the third quarter of this year, bringing the total number of such units in Phnom Penh to 12,048, a CBRE Cambodia report said.

  • Property investments take dive

    Publication date 18 October 2018 | 10:37 | ICT

    Cambodia’s construction investment value dropped more than 14 per cent in the first nine months of the year compared with the same period last year, a report released on Wednesday by the Ministry of Land Management said.

  • Singha projects to add a healthy bottom line

    Publication date 18 October 2018 | 10:12 | ICT

    Singha Estate Plc, the property company of beverage giant the Singha Group owned by the Birombhakdi family, is fast expanding its footprint in the local and overseas realty markets with a five-year