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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
https://kiripost.com/stories/metfone-helping-to-build-cambodias-digital-society

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 ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/finance-ministry-prepared-launch-camdl

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. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-inks-mou-digital-os

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 ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-forum-vows-shield-children-online-abuse

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 ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/childfund-debuts-swipe-safe-plans

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). ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/meta-cambodia-launches-digital-economy-portal

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, ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-minister-promotes-digital-transformation

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. ...

Ly Lya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/telecommunications-ministry-malaysian-commerce-chamber-hold-cybercrime-forum

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501174462/cambodian-leader-highly-values-viettels-contributions/

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. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/single-portal-logs-38k-firms-125-days

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. ...

Vann Sak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-kids-study-digital-technology-skills

Vietnamese, Cambodian coast guards benefit from hotline communication mechanism

The Vietnam Coast Guard and the Cambodia National Committee for Maritime Security met in Hanoi on October 4 to discuss their hotline mechanism, which has helped them sustain contacts despite COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501163659/vietnamese-cambodian-coast-guards-benefit-from-hotline-communication-mechanism/

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

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