Science and technology

Science and technology research and development

Vietnamese business helps develop block chain technology in Cambodia

Vietnam’s Unicorn Ultra (U2U) ecosystem, an All-in-One platform for potential builders, opened its representative office in Cambodia to introduce, build and develop products applying block chain, artificial intelligence (AI), and Big Data. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry of Education announces funding for scientific research projects for 2023

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports on Aug 7, issued a notification on funding for scientific research projects for 2023 in order to contribute to the promotion of research culture, inspire innovation, and promote innovation in response to the labour market and globalisation. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia commits to building robust STI ecosystem

The Kingdom has committed to building a robust science, technology and innovation (STI) ecosystem to achieve its vision of becoming an upper-middle-income country by 2030 and a high-income country by 2050. ... ...

Ben Sokhean

Information ministry plans media terminology ‘E-book’

The Ministry of Information is to establish an “E-Book” to register more than 200 new terminologies related to media and news, all of which have been approved by the National Council for Khmer Language at the Royal Academy of Cambodia. ...  ...

Nov Sivutha

PM, Huawei regional chief talk IT development

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on Chinese tech giant Huawei to continue to cooperate with the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications on training the local workforce and help Cambodia procure the latest technology to ensure cyber security and competition. ...  ...

Hin Pisei

USAID provides $15 million to boost skilled digital workforce in Cambodia

USAID and University of California, Berkeley, yesterday launched a “Digital Workforce Development project” from USAID-funded initiative of $15 million that will give young Cambodians the skills to compete in the digital economy for five years. ... ...

Soth Koemsoeun

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. ... ...

Ry Sochan

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

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

India to modernise rural areas in Cambodia with digital village

In a move to bring technology to the rural areas and boost the development of the local agricultural sector, India will set up a digital village in Cambodia, the Indian Ambassador to Cambodia announced this week. ... ...

May Kunmakara

Regional ‘think tank’ launched to advise on China Mekong initiative

The Global Center for Mekong Studies (GCMS) comprises six leading regional “think tanks”: the China Institute for International Studies (CIIS); the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP); the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV); the Laos Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA); the Myanmar Institute of ...

Aun Chhengpor

Space tech to aid park preservation

The Apsara Authority has extended an agreement with China’s International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage to continue using its remote sensing technology to discover and preserve ancient temples in Siem Reap province.​ ... ...

Pav Suy

Room for growth in innovation

Cambodia lags behind much of the world in terms of innovation, placing last among other countries in Asia despite significant inflows of foreign investment capital that could be used to develop innovative technologies, according to a new report. ... ...

Matthieu de Gaudemar

Eyes in the sky put illegal logging in focus

Cambodia’s illegal loggers will soon have a potentially powerful new foe: a pair of NASA satellites with a keen interest in what they’re up to. Researchers at the University of Maryland in the U.S. say an innovative new system that picks up signs of forest loss ...

Zsombor Peter

The environmental web tool

Cambodia suffers from one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, with an average of one percent of the country’s forest lost each year. But in an initiative funded by USAID Supporting Forests and Biodiversity (SFB), Winrock International hopes to help solve the problem ...

Safiya Charles

China, Cambodia ink new economic pact

On March 25, China and Cambodia inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in science and technology. The MoU, valid for 3 years, will see the Chinese side train Cambodian officials in science, technology and innovation. ... ...

Rui Hao Puah

‘Ambassador’ Hopes To Raise Tech Skills, Interest Among Girls

Among the few women working in the technology sector in Cambodia is 29-year-old Sok Sikieng, who was recently named “Technovation Ambassador” for the country. ... ...

Hean Socheata

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