GDT brings in $20.9M of e-commerce VAT over Q1
The General Department of Taxation (GDT) announced that it collected 84.67 billion riel, or $20.91 million, in value-added tax (VAT) from e-commerce in the first quarter of the year, which is seen as a reflection of the boom in online transactions witnessed since the advent ...
Mobile, internet services in provinces to be strengthened
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications will strengthen mobile phone and internet services in provinces as the work on improving the quality of such services in Phnom Penh is underway. ...
Cambodia looks to Australia for cybercrime help
Cambodia asked Australia to provide more support for the training of the Kingdom’s police officers in the fight against cybercrime, which is on the rise across Asia. ...
Ministry mulls Alibaba deal to boost int’l sales
The government is exploring the idea of entering into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to shore up international online sales of Cambodian products.Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak on February 14 chaired a first key meeting of an ad-hoc working ...
Criminal background check process goes digital
To increase the efficiency of criminal background checks, the Ministry of Justice will trial a digital application process from February 6. In a February 3 public notice, the ministry said that moving the process to a digital platform would makes applications faster and easier for the ...
Expressway services, ramps, updated on Google maps
Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway have upgraded their service by marking all entrances, exits and rest areas on Google maps, for the convenience of travelers. ...
MPTC launches online domain name with .kh
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) has launched online registration of domain name with the official extension .kh to increase the efficiency and effectiveness for individuals and institutions to develop their websites that would be used to communicate with customers and the public through the ...
NBC: E-wallet accounts in Cambodia hit 17.9M in 2022
The number of e-wallet accounts in the Kingdom reached 17.9 million at end-December amid an acceleration in electronic payment volumes driven in part by Covid-19 anxiety, reflecting gradual fintech (financial technology) development towards achieving the government’s digital economy objectives. ...
Look out for online scammers posing as sellers, interior ministry unit warns
The interior ministry’s IT department has issued a fresh warning for the public to be vigilant for scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers. ...
Metfone helping to build Cambodia’s digital society
Having contributed $844 million to the Cambodian government and pledged to continue investing in the nation’s telecommunications infrastructure, Metfone is championing the kingdom’s digital revolution. ...
Kiripost staff writers
Finance ministry prepared to launch ‘CamDL’
The Ministry of Economy and Finance said in a statement that Cambodia Distributed Ledger (CamDL) is a “hybrid permissioned blockchain” designed to provide the public with a platform for testing, understanding, experimenting and developing Decentralised Applications (Dapp), or those in the Web3 space, to solve ...
Ministry inks MoU for digital OS
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sala, a modern school operating system, on “Going-Digital for Education” with the support of eighteen public and private universities. ...
ASEAN forum vows to shield children from online abuse
Cambodia and the ASEAN nations co-hosted an information technology forum, which ended in a joint commitment to protect children from online exploitation. The forum was held on November 2, with the support of UNICEF and the Cambodian government. Also joining the forum were development partners, youth ...
ChildFund debuts ‘Swipe Safe’ plans
The NGO ChildFund has announced its strategic plan for 2022-2025 as well as a brand-new online safety project “Swipe Safe” to protect children from online abuse of all kinds. ChildFund said in its press release on November 2 that the ChildFund-initiated project, “Swipe Safe” will begin ...
Meta Cambodia launches Digital Economy Portal
A new website dedicated to serving readers’ cravings for the essential progress of Cambodia’s digital economy has been officially launched by Meta (formerly Facebook) and Open Development Cambodia (ODC). ...
Education minister promotes digital transformation
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron addressed an international conference on digital transformation in Cambodia. The conference aimed to raise awareness and seek input and contributions into the digital transformation of Cambodia, widely seen as necessary to ensure the Kingdom will remain competitive, ...
Telecommunications ministry, Malaysian commerce chamber hold cybercrime forum
Having identified cyber-attacks as a major challenge for Cambodia and the world, the Malaysian Business Chamber of Cambodia and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications co-organised a cyber-security forum in the fight against cybercrime. ...
Cambodian leader highly values Viettel’s contributions
President of the Cambodian Senate Samdech Say Chhum on October 24 spoke highly of Vietnamese military-run telecom provider Viettel’s contributions to his country, saying the development of its Metfone also reflects the development of Cambodia in the fields of telecommunications and digital transformation. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Single Portal logs 3.8K firms in 125 days
A total of 3,789 businesses were successfully registered on the Online Business Registration Platform, also known as the “Single Portal”, in the 125 days to October 17, bringing the cumulative figure to 18,465, according to the Online Business Registration Service, the competent government agency. ...
Minister to kids: Study digital technology skills
The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth issued a formal letter on October 18 appealing to students who are taking the upcoming high school diploma exam to focus on learning digital skills. ...