Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation

Hainan Litree plans to invest up to $100 million in Cambodia’s Clean Water Sector

On May 10, Hem Vanndy, Minister of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI), received representatives from Hainan Litree Purifying Technology Co., Ltd. and discussed the company’s interest in expanding its investment in Cambodia’s clean water sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501486640/hainan-litree-plans-to-invest-up-to-100-million-in-cambodias-clean-water-sector/

MISTI, LABS explore avenues to enhance factory safety standards in Cambodia

Hem Vanndy, Minister of Industry Science Technology & Innovation, on May 2, 2024 received representatives from Life and Building Safety (LABS), led by its Country Manager, Mr Emerald Am, to explore avenues for enhancing factory safety in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501483110/misti-labs-explore-avenues-to-enhance-factory-safety-standards-in-cambodia/

Businesses encouraged to register for IP rights

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology, and Innovation jointly celebrated World Intellectual Property (IP) Day 2024, encouraging business owners to register their products to add value and strengthen competitiveness in domestic and foreign markets. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501480749/businesses-encouraged-to-register-for-ip-rights/

Salt production up nearly 150 percent in 2023

Kampot and Kep provinces produced 81,154 tonnes of salt last year, 148.9 percent increase over 32,900 tonnes in 2022, a Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation report showed.   ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444693/salt-production-up-nearly-150-percent-in-2023/

SMEs registration inches up to 443,628 last year

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MISTI) registered a new growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by 1.43 percent to 44,628 last year, an official report showed. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444697/smes-registration-inches-up-to-443628-last-year/

Cambodia diversifying into non-garment industry

Cambodia has been diversifying into the industrial sector from garment manufacturing to non-garment manufacturing, using skilled labour and technology in the production chains. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501430497/cambodia-diversifying-into-non-garment-industry/

Vietnam, Cambodia promote cooperation in industry and trade

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien on December 12 held a working session in Hanoi with Cambodian Minister of Commerce Cham Nimul and Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Hem Vanndy, on the occasion of an official visit to Vietnam by Cambodian ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406114/vietnam-cambodia-promote-cooperation-in-industry-and-trade/

Cambodia, China strengthen ties on STI initiatives

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI) says it stands ready to deepen cooperation with China, ASEAN and relevant dialogue partners on Science, Technology, and Innovation Initiatives. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386396/cambodia-china-strengthen-ties-on-sti-initiatives/

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/

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