Science and technology

US praises growth in the Kingdom’s digital sector

US ambassador Patrick Murphy praised the growth of the Kingdom’s digital sector and expressed hope of expanding cooperation between the two countries in the sector. Cambodia has a high rate of mobile phone users. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-praises-growth-kingdoms-digital-sector

Digital platform for sustainable charcoal production in the works

An innovative digital platform for the government is being developed to promote the sustainable production and consumption of charcoal. It’s the work of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which partnered with the Group for Environment, Renewable Energies and Solidarity (Geres), the Regional Community Forestry ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666506/digital-platform-for-sustainable-charcoal-production-in-the-works/

Singapore tech to increase national tax revenue

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) is sourcing for an advanced IT system in Singapore to modernise the Kingdom’s tax system and improve its collection process and efficiency. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/singapore-tech-increase-national-tax-revenue

Kingdom in talks with Russia for nuclear science

Cambodian and Russian experts yesterday concluded discussions on the possibility of constructing and establishing a Nuclear Science and Technology Centre in the Kingdom.​ The discussion, which was held in Siem Reap province over two days, took place at the 3rd meeting of a Cambodia-Russia joint ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664303/kingdom-in-talks-with-russia-for-nuclear-science/

World Innovations Forum holds first meet-up in the Kingdom

Monday night saw the first foray of World Innovations Forum Foundation in Phnom Penh, gathering an eclectic group of local and international entrepreneurs as part of their Seeding Innovation 2020 programme – a bid to change the way international development is done. ...

Gerald Flynn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661465/world-innovations-forum-holds-first-meet-up-in-the-kingdom/

Royal Group and Fusionex Group sign MOA to power up Smart Trade Facilitation in Cambodia

The Royal group, Cambodia’s leading conglomerate and Fusionex Group, one of the largest multi award-winning and the leading data technology group in the region, signed a memorandum of agreement where both groups will cooperate in the area of Smart Trade Facilitation in Cambodia. This cooperation ...

The Phnom Penh Post staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-group-and-fusionex-group-sign-moa-power-smart-trade-facilitation-cambodia

Ride-hailing firm eyes Cambodia

Aiming to disrupt the thriving local ride-hailing market with a new business model, Belarus-based Onde recently announced its intention to enter Cambodia.​ In an interview with Khmer Times, a representative of the startup said they provide the software entrepreneurs need to run their own taxi ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50658936/ride-hailing-firm-eyes-cambodia/

Tech innovator Cambodian girls create prize-winning poetry app

The creation of five girls aged 13 and 14, LiterTree is a team dedicated to one sole purpose – the preservation of Khmer poetry, which is at risk of being forgotten due to four decades of neglect following the killing of artists and the destruction ...

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/lifestyle/tech-innovator-cambodian-girls-create-prize-winning-poetry-app

Appetite software could be adapted to Mekong fish farms

A newly developed fish-appetite detection system for aquaculture could be adapted for fish farms in the Lower Mekong region, it was reported Monday. Catch and Culture – Environment, the fisheries and environment newsletter of the Mekong River Commission,   said the system had been developed by Umitron ...

Thmey Thmey Staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/appetite-software-could-be-adapted-to-mekong-fish-farms

Singaporean company plans to build smart city in Cambodia

Limestone Network, a Singaporean startup, is planning to build a smart city in the heart of Phnom Penh. International startup media platforms reported this week that Limestone Network is seeking to transform the face of Southeast Asia by building smart cities powered by blockchain technology. Limestone ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50634713/singaporean-company-plans-to-build-smart-city-in-cambodia/

Siem Reap’s Wat Bo Primary School seen as model in Kingdom

Wat Bo Primary School in Siem Reap town is considered a model school throughout the Kingdom and beyond, having made a name for itself for its well-mannered pupils, pleasant environment and attentive teachers. Located in Sala Kamroeuk commune’s Wat Bo village, this academic year the ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reaps-wat-bo-primary-school-seen-model-kingdom

PM raises fake news at summit

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday addressed the Asia Media Summit in Siem Reap, outlining his priorities to increase cooperation in the region and the world to combat fake news and cybercrime, which he said are becoming a serious threat. In his speech at the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-raises-fake-news-summit

‘Digital government’ systems being gradually implemented

The Kingdom is steadily implementing “digital government” systems to manage society by using modern computer techniques that require more skilled human resources, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Monday. Speaking during a visit to some 2,000 retired civil servants and military veterans in Battambang ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/digital-government-systems-being-gradually-implemented

Digital transformation ‘new growth engine’ for Kingdom

With the rise of Industry 4.0, digital transformation will be the new growth engine that Cambodia needs to realise its long-term vision of becoming a high-income country, an economic expert said on Tuesday. Speaking at the 13th annual outlook conference, which was organised by Cambodia ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-transformation-new-growth-engine-kingdom

Digital economy needs 10 years

Cambodia’s digital economy remains at a nascent stage and will need at least 10 years to grow and aim for a technology-driven economy, said Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth. Speaking at the national consultation workshop on Policy and Direction of Cambodia’s Digital Economy ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-economy-needs-10-years

Minister of Education meets with Microsoft

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron met with representatives of Microsoft on Wednesday at the National Sport Training Center in Phnom Penh to support the multinational firm’s assistance with the development and expansion of the New Generation Schools (NGS) programme. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-education-meets-microsoft

Ministry approves computer budget for schools

The Finance Ministry has approved a budget for the Education, Youth and Sport Ministry to spend on computers and printers for public schools. Finance Minister Aun Pornoniroth in a letter on Friday said the budget is to facilitate a part of the Education Ministry’s reform ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50572826/ministry-approves-computer-budget-for-schools/

RUPP seal Sweden’s $10M funding

The Swedish Embassy in Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding with the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) on Wednesday to fund a high-quality training and research institute. The agreement is worth in the region of $10 million for a four-year pilot phase focusing on ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rupp-seal-swedens-10m-funding

Phone app to report road damage launched

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport launched a phone app on Thursday which allows the people to report problems with the country’s roads directly to the ministry in a big leap forward for road safety in the Kingdom. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phone-app-report-road-damage-launched

Cambodia to host first ‘IT Camp’ in Kingdom

Cambodia’s first ever computing camp is due to be held in Siem Reap this month to promote literacy on cyber security, open-source software, social innovation and the benefits of open data, according to its organizers.The five-day ICT Camp 2018, organized by Open Development Cambodia (ODC), ...

Sok Sopheakpanha
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-to-host-first-it-camp-in-kingdom/4691502.html

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