Science and technology

Digital literacy programme underway

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and partner organisations launched a digital skill capacity building project in the education sector to provide a digital education which will contribute to the Kingdom’s human resource development. ...

Sok Raksa

Japan assures more tech support for Kingdom

Japan has promised to further increase its support to the Kingdom in its successful digitalisation and technological advancement journey. This came as Prime Minister Hun Manet held talks with Japanese Premier Kishida Fumio as part of the ‘Asean-related summit meetings’ held in Jakarta last week. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

Online biz registrations surging

The total capital of 28,618 companies registered in the online business registration system jumped to $8.4 billion as of Aug 27, compared to 20,693 companies with a total capital of $5.8 billion at the start of 2023. ...

Hin Pisei

Meta rejects recommendation to suspend Hun Sen for inciting violence

Meta rejected the recommendation of its Oversight Board to suspend former Prime Minister Hun Sen from the company’s platforms for inciting violence. Cambodian government officials celebrated the announcement and said Meta’s representatives are permitted to resume their work in the country. ...

Seoung Nimol and Leila Goldstein

Cambodia's digital journey shows signs of growth

The number of students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors in higher education in Cambodia has increased in recent years, but the numbers still remain relatively low. ...

Prak Chan Thul

AI making new waves to policymaking challenges

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is capable of creating a new wave of challenges before the policymakers, opined a subject expert, highlighting the need for great caution amid governments, businesses and individuals facing increased cyber security risks. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

Digital learning in Ratanakiri to get drop-outs back to school

Plan International in cooperation with Ratanakiri’s provincial department of Education, Youth and Sport conducted teaching sessions for 5,400 drop out students to attend school and access formal education through the project “Enhancing Quality Learning for Out of School Children in Northeastern Cambodia (EQUAL)” by accessing ...

Tith Kongnov

Gov’t to use tech to fructify economic agenda

The new government under the leadership of Prime Minister Hun Manet will make use of optimum technology to push forward its socio-economic policy agendas to transform the rectangle into Pentagon Strategy, said a statement. ...

Kang Sothear

Mondulkiri students learn about digital literacy

Hundreds of high school students, including those from indigenous backgrounds, in Mondulkiri province learned about digital literacy, including fact-checking and being secure online, at a workshop. ...

Yatt Malai

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

Data Science Certificate Programme of UNESCO launched in Cambodia

Ministry of Post and Telecommunication and the South Korean Embassy in Cambodia on Friday launched UNESCO UNITWIN Cambodia Data Science Joint Certification Programme that aims to develop information and communication technology (ICT) in Cambodia. ...

So Cheata

Digital infra success boosting Cambodia’s growth potential

The scale of progress in the Kingdom’s digital infrastructure has played a critical role in boosting the country’s growth potentials, senior telecom executives told a visiting delegation of Singapore Business Federation (SBF) on Thursday as they visited Huawei Cambodia office at Exchange Square. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

Digital pioneer bridges AI language divide

In an exciting move, the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has announced that preparations are underway for the introduction of the Khmer version of ChatGPT, a sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) tool. ...

Hong Raksmey

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

Cambodia, France sign agreement for scientific cooperation

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports and the French Embassy in Cambodia have signed an agreement for science and technology cooperation under the Huber Curien Tonle Sap Partnership, funded by the Innovation Research Fund, to support the initiative to develop or continue research projects ...

Khmer Times Staff

MISTI, Japan and Thailand to enhance regional STI collaboration

Cambodia has launched the “Mutual Learning of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Coordination-Toyota Foundation” project to enhance the collaboration on STI coordination in the region. ...

Ben Sokhean

MoEYS and French Embassy cooperate on science, tech

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) and the French Embassy in Cambodia have signed an agreement on cooperation in science and technology, within the framework of the Huber Curien “Tonle Sap” partnership, to continue research for development projects. ...

Tith Kongnov

Education Ministry to push STEM in senior high school

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) will promote the development of education in science and technology and focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills in secondary schools. ...

Hang Punreay

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

The impact of digitalization on Cambodia’s energy market

Digitalization is transforming industries worldwide, and Cambodia’s energy market is no exception. The adoption of digital technologies is driving significant changes in the way energy is produced, distributed, and consumed in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff

New govt body to regulate Cambodia’s digital economy

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has issued a sub-decree to establish the General Department of Digital Economy that will exclusively function under the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) to direct, regulate and develop the digital economy in the country after the Deputy Prime ...

Kang Sothear

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