Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation

Cambodia, Korea to continue boosting digital and investment cooperation

Cambodia and the Republic of Korea, through the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), have been committed to further boost their cooperation in the digital sector, trade exchange, and investment. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501360035/cambodia-korea-to-continue-boosting-digital-and-investment-cooperation/

Cambodia looks to step up China tech co-op

Cambodia and China have reaffirmed their commitment to enhancing and broadening comprehensive bilateral cooperation in the fields of science, technology and innovation (STI). ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-looks-step-china-tech-co-op

MISTI’s STEM guidebook for students choosing higher education degrees

THE  Ministry  of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) provides a free PDF Science, Technology and Innovation guidebook to students looking to choose a higher education degree involving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Cambodia. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501346587/mistis-stem-guidebook-for-students-choosing-higher-education-degrees/

Kingdom makes EE labels must for electrical appliances

Cambodia has made energy efficiency (EE) labels issued by the Ministry of Mining and Energy (MME) mandatory for all electrical appliances manufactured, imported or sold in the country through a new regulation. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501343447/kingdom-makes-ee-labels-must-for-electrical-appliances/

Ministry launches report highlighting sector-based technology needs

To foster a vibrant and resilient innovation ecosystem in the country, the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) has launched a report, highlighting insightful input to support the mission of the private sector, academia, and policymakers. ...

Ben Sokhean
http://khmertimeskh.com/501339092/ministry-launches-report-highlighting-sector-based-technology-needs/

Ministry suspends factory over waste pollution

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation has suspended Phoenix Industrial’s operations after the factory discharged waste into the Sangke River in Phleav village, Treng commune, Ratanak Mondul district in Battambang province. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501339094/ministry-suspends-factory-over-waste-pollution/

Digital roadmap to an innovation-driven economy

The government has demonstrated remarkable dedication and commitment to achieving its goals of turning the country into an upper-middle-income economy by 2030 and a high-income economy by 2050. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501336041/digital-roadmap-to-an-innovation-driven-economy/

Ministry urges SMEs to embrace sustainability, inclusiveness

FacebookTwitterEmailShareThe small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia play an important role in socio-economic development and it is necessary to encourage SMEs to embrace the principles of sustainability and inclusiveness, a top official said. ...

A​d​ur ​P​rade​e​p​
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501321304/ministry-urges-smes-to-embrace-sustainability-inclusiveness/

Cambodia commits to carbon neutral goal at ASEAN meet

Cambodia is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to a carbon-neutral economy, emphasising its National Research Agenda 2025 to identify “Carbon Neutrality” as a crucial research mission. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501314490/cambodia-commits-to-carbon-neutral-goal-at-asean-meet/

Job opportunities increasing in manufacturing sector

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that the manufacturing sector is creating more jobs for Cambodians, which is helping to improve their livelihoods as the government has been taking several steps to attract more foreign investment to the country. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501304999/job-opportunities-increasing-in-manufacturing-sector/

MISTI inks deal with Chinese firm for clean water project

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese firm Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) to carry out a feasibility study on implementing a project that aims to supply clean water across the populations living on ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501303483/misti-inks-deal-with-chinese-firm-for-clean-water-project/

Cambodia’s manufacturing output reaches $15 billion in 2022

Cambodia’s manufacturing output hit $15.8 billion in 2022, a remarkable increase of 83 percent year on year, the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI)’s report showed on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501247369/cambodias-manufacturing-output-reaches-15-billion-in-2022/

NRA sets ball rolling for transition to knowledge based economy

As Cambodia aims to become an upper-middle-income economy by 2030 and a high-income economy by 2050, it needs to focus on encouraging research and development (R&D) and become a knowledge-driven economy. ...

Prakash Jha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501241676/nra-sets-ball-rolling-for-transition-to-knowledge-based-economy/

Phnom Penh to host inaugural tech expo

Phnom Penh will host the nation’s first tech expo, Cambodia Tech Expo CTX, in November, with a string of events, conferences and panel discussions aimed at strengthening the tech startup community and attracting investment opportunities. ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/phnom-penh-cambodia-tech-expo-ctx

Clean water access hits 80%

The Industry Ministry announced that the Kingdom’s water supply rose significantly last year, with more than 1,091,869 households receiving clean water. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501004399/clean-water-access-hits-80/

New industrial investment proposals now registered

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation approved a total of 124 new industrial investment projects between January and September this year, bringing a total active investment factory to 1,843. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/954349/new-industrial-investment-proposals-now-registered/

CamDX to add three more ministries to its network

The Industry Science Technology and Innovation, Tourism and the Post and Telecommunications ministries will join the newly launched Cambodia Data Exchange (CamDX) platform to exchange data with other ministries as well as with the private sector. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926187/camdx-to-add-three-more-ministries-to-its-network/

Kingdom’s 2021 salt production will meet domestic demand

Domestic salt production can supply domestic demand this year, relieving Cambodia of the need to engage in imports according to Kampot province’s department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50911832/kingdoms-2021-salt-production-will-meet-domestic-demand/

NIPTICT signs MoU with Bosch to launch Digital Makerspace

The National Institute of Post, Telecommunications and Information Communications Technology (NIPTICT) and Bosch (Cambodia), a local subsidiary of the Bosch Group, Germany’s leading electronics and engineering company, signed a memorandum of understanding this week to develop a Digital Makerspace at the institution. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807537/niptict-signs-mou-with-bosch-to-launch-digital-makerspace/

Kingdom signs deal with US on patents

Cambodia and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on patent cooperation, the move that will accelerate the bilateral trade between the two countries, according to the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776238/kingdom-signs-deal-with-us-on-patents/

Good weather proves savoury for salt farmers in Kampot

Kampot province has produced around 84,000 tonnes of salt so far this year to supply the domestic market, according to a report from the Salt Farms Bureau of the Kampot Provincial Department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756098/good-weather-proves-savoury-for-salt-farmers-in-kampot/

Inter-Ministries Boost Local Animal Feed Industry

Inter-ministries have started to boost the local animal feed industry to supply domestic demand, and thus to make the country self-reliant on animal feed.​ ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751600/inter-ministries-boost-local-animal-feed-industry/

Water supply capacity to be extended to meet growing demand

Demand for clean water in Phnom Penh capital is on the rise due to the growing population and constructions in the city. To respond to the current demand, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has planned to attract investments and seek financial support for expansion ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745579/water-supply-capacity-to-be-extended-to-meet-growing-demand/

New tech centre given boost to help digital startups

The Cambodian government issued a sub-decree establishing the new Techo Startup Centre (TSC) as a public administrative institution aimed at providing opportunities for young people, students and researchers to create new businesses in accordance with the trends and momentum of advancing digital technology. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742408/new-tech-centre-given-boost-to-help-digital-startups/

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