Science and technology
Science and technology education and promotion
PM: Invest more in science, tech, innovation
Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 26 called for all stakeholders to step up collaboration and allocate more funds and resources for science, technology and innovation (STI) towards bringing and keeping the workforce up-to-speed with tech developments. ...
Cambodia organises first-ever Science, Technology and Innovation Day
The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation is organising the first-ever ‘National Science, Technology and Innovation Day’ to promote the widespread adoption of technologies and further encourage home-grown innovation in the Kingdom. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Ministry contest encourages women to get involved in digital skills, tech
Minister of Post and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth encouraged female students to join a new digital competition. The format features training, a digital bootcamp and a pitch contest for each team’s finished product. ...
Japan university holds online fair for students from ASEAN members
Okayama University, one of Japan’s top public universities, is holding an online “Study in Japan 2023” fair for Cambodians who wish to pursue their tertiary education. ...
Techo Sen Institute offers digital scholarships
The Techo Sen Institute (TSI) – run by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport – and the Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT) under the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications have announced plans to offer a number of scholarships to high school graduates. ...
Calls for students to master tech skills
Recent high school graduates are being encouraged to study digital technology-related subjects at university to fill the skills gap and help develop the country. ...
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, ...
Online media literacy forum gives youths digital savvy
The establishment of the Media & Information Literacy Network Cambodia (MIL-KH) is an important step towards providing problem-solving and critical thinking skills to young Cambodians to help them safely use digital communications, according to Oung Chanthol, executive director of the Women’s Media Centre of Cambodia ...
UNESCO enlists ministry’s help on digital training project
UNESCO in Cambodia is seeking support from Minister of Interior Sar Kheng for a digital project in the education sector. ...
MRC announces competition to modernize Mekong monitoring technology
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) announced Thursday a competition to design cost-effective, sustainable technology to monitor the Mekong’s water level, rainfall, soil moisture and water quality. ...
Khmer Times Staff
University students encouraged to focus on digital technology
Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has encouraged university students in Cambodia to focus on digital technology and innovation developments amid the remarkably growing Industry Revolution 4.0 and e-commerce business after the e-commerce law was passed. ...
CTEP gifts laptops to coding students at two high schools
Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron said the ministry’s long-term goal is to establish at least one technical high school in each province and require each young person to have acquired at least one professional skill. There are currently 18 technical educational ...
Cambodia, France sign science and technology cooperation
Cambodia and France have reached an agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation under the framework of Hubert Currien “Tonle Sap” Partnerships. ...
Khmer Times Staff
ADB publications available in CDRI’s online catalogue
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) on June 16 launched a pioneering partnership to make ADB digital publications available in CDRI’s online catalogue. ...
Youth urged to join STEM fest
Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron encouraged youths to participate in the annual Cambodia STEM Festival, which is held online from January 25-29. This year’s theme is “Prepare for the Future” because Cambodia will need an increase of professionals in science, technology, engineering ...
Cambodia benefits from Japanese tech
Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth has encouraged the Japanese-owned Kirirom Institute of Technology to seek more Japanese technology companies to aid the establishment of the Eco-Technology Park at the Kirirom resort in Kampong Speu province. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Smart, ministries offer scholarships
Smart Axiata in collaboration with the ministries of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), and Posts and Telecommunication (MPTC), signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to “develop future talents and digital corporate leaders”. As part of this, 20 scholarships will be offered to ...