The Phnom Penh Municipal Council on Monday signed off on the creation of five new districts for the city and will now pass the proposal to the Ministry of Interior for review, municipal spokesman Long Dimanche said Tuesday. The plan for the new districts, which will be cut from the existing nine, was announced by City Hall earlier this month, with Mr. Dimanche saying the move will be completed before the May 18 district and city council elections. “Municipal councilors have agreed with each other to create five new districts and we are preparing the suggestion to be
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