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FinTech workshop responds to growth in digital economy

As more Cambodians tap into the benefits of mobile banking, the Ministry of Economy and Finance is preparing to host a workshop to address the role of the banking sector and FinTech in Cambodia’s digital economy. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/fintech-workshop-responds-to-growth-in-digital-economy

PATHMAZING to lead management and fundraising For SEA Games 2023

PATHMAZING Inc, a Cambodian company-led consortium, has been given full rights to provide Games Management system “GMS” and act as a one window service to raise funds for the Southeast East Asian Games 2023, which Cambodia is gearing up to host for the first time. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/pathmazing-to-lead-management-and-fundraising-for-sea-games-2023

Council of Ministers endorses new postal policy

The Council of Ministers on September 9 endorsed the “Draft 2022-2030 Cambodia Postal Development Policy”. The policy is aimed at solving public challenges amid increasing demand of internet usage and postal service. ...

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/council-ministers-endorses-new-postal-policy

Clampdown on illegal online lending

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said on Thursday they have joined forces with police to take legal action against those involved in fraudulent online lending saying it is a crime, and urged the public to contact official financial institutions when borrowing money. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/clampdown-on-illegal-online-lending

Gov’t urged to step up investments in tech parks

The seventh edition of the ‘Give A Day’ meet, held in Phnom Penh recently, urged the Cambodian government to step up investments in tech parks for promoting the ecosystem for digital start-ups and also to speed up the country’s march to become a digital economy. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501138218/govt-urged-to-step-up-investments-in-tech-parks/

Cambodia says it's helping foreigners scammed by traffickers

Cambodia on Friday said it is attempting to aid foreigners who have been victimized by human traffickers, after Taiwan said it is seeking to free more than 300 of its citizens who were lured to the Southeast Asian nation by organized crime groups. ...

Associated Press
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-says-it-s-helping-foreigners-scammed-by-traffickers/6711458.html

Digital literacy key to post-Covid rebound for tourism sector: Khon

Promoting digital literacy in the tourism sector amid the ever-evolving technological era will be crucial to bringing back international travellers after more than two years of pandemic shutdown, according to Minister of Tourism Thong Khon. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-literacy-key-post-covid-rebound-tourism-sector-khon

Troubled community radio station relocates to home

The head of a Kratie-based community radio station has been forced to move out of his studio after failing to pay rent and nearly a week of campaigning for public donations only raised $103. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/troubled-community-radio-station-relocates-to-home

Pilot test of e-data exchange system Port EDI launched

A pilot test of Port EDI, an electronic data exchange system, has been launched to navigate large-scale inbound and outbound traffic control at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pilot-test-e-data-exchange-system-port-edi-launched

New book to help Cambodia navigate cyberspace

Three Cambodian tech experts have penned a book that explores the nation’s current cyberspace landscape and advocates for enhanced cybersecurity as more of the population share data online. ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/new-book-to-help-cambodia-navigate-cyberspace

Reports of online child sexual exploitation and abuse increase

There were 183 reported cases of online child sexual exploitation and abuse in the first seven months of the year, an increase from the previous year but likely still much lower than the actual number of cases, according to child protection NGO Action Pour Les ...

Ngay Nai
https://cambojanews.com/reports-of-online-child-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse-increase/

National domain name brings $10m in revenue

Cambodia is in the process of registering a unique national domain name (.kh) that is expected to add an additional $10 million in revenue annually to the nation’s coffers, according to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC). ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/national-domain-name-brings-10m-in-revenue

Cambodia has 17.8 million internet subscribers: minister

Cambodia has some 17.8 million internet subscribers, exceeding the country’s total population of 16 million because many people have subscribed to more than one internet service, Minister of Post and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501126224/cambodia-has-17-8-million-internet-subscribers-minister/

Mobile app for Cambodians to lodge public service complaints launches

A mobile application that serves as a tool for citizens to confidentially provide feedback about public services, including lodging complaints, has officially been launched. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/mobile-app-for-cambodians-to-lodge-public-service-complaints-launches

PM asks mobile telecommunication companies to strengthen services

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday asked local telecommunication companies to strengthen mobile phone signal and internet services in both urban and rural areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501113180/pm-asks-mobile-telecommunication-companies-to-strengthen-services/

Internet users go up 120 percent in six years

The number of Internet subscribers in Cambodia has gone up to 17.872 million last year from 8.099 million in 2016, a 120 percent increase compared to 2016, according to data from the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC). ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085471/internet-users-go-up-120-percent-in-six-years/

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park gets key support from China

China has been one of the key contributors to safeguarding, preserving and developing the famed Angkor Archaeological Park in northwest Cambodia’s Siem Reap province, officials said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501065260/cambodias-famed-angkor-archaeological-park-gets-key-support-from-china/

Government puts controversial internet gateway on hold

The Telecom Ministry confirmed this afternoon the controversial National Internet Gateway, expected to come online Wednesday, has been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic and potential disruptions to online traffic. ...

Seng Thai
https://vodenglish.news/government-puts-controversial-internet-gateway-on-hold/

Firms enlisted in online VAT drive

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has said it will work with 49 businesses that provide online services in Cambodia to promote the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) on e-commerce transactions, in a move that responds to the recent boom in the online market. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/firms-enlisted-online-vat-drive

NRSC creates road traffic Telegram group to ensure safety

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) on January 6 created Telegram group @traffic6789, called “Our Road Safety” in Khmer, to provide and receive information concerning road traffic accidents and legal matters.   ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nrsc-creates-road-traffic-telegram-group-ensure-safety

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