Construction of Cambodia’s first expressway progresses steadily despite COVID-19 threat

The outbreak of COVID-19 has frozen many sectors in Cambodia: hotels shuttered, workers in garment factories laid off, trade disrupted, and tourism stopped.

Despite all the obstacles brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction of the first expressway in Cambodia continues to make headway day by day under a joint effort made by Chinese and Cambodian workers.

Connecting the capital city of Phnom Penh and the deep-sea port province of Preah Sihanouk in southwestern Cambodia, this 2-billion-U.S.-dollar Chinese-invested expressway is expected to become the artery of Cambodia’s economy.

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