Science and technology

Science and technology education and promotion

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, ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-minister-promotes-digital-transformation

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 ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/online-media-literacy-forum-gives-youths-digital-savvy

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501164401/mrc-announces-competition-to-modernize-mekong-monitoring-technology/

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.​ ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501139165/university-students-encouraged-to-focus-on-digital-technology/

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 ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ctep-gifts-laptops-coding-students-two-high-schools

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501010555/cambodia-france-sign-science-and-technology-cooperation/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/adb-publications-available-cdris-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 ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-urged-join-stem-fest

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. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-benefits-japanese-tech

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

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/

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 ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/smart-ministries-offer-scholarships

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50520128/india-to-modernise-rural-areas-in-cambodia-with-digital-village/

Cambodia, World Bank ink accords

The Cambodian government and the World Bank yesterday signed two agreements in Phnom Penh to implement two key investment projects worth a total of $200 million. The Higher Education Institutions Capacity Improvement Project (HEICP) and Second Road Asset Management Project (RAMP II) were approved by ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-world-bank-ink-accords

Higher education reform gets $90M

Cambodia’s higher education sector – which education officials last month said lacks a clear vision – will undergo improvements under a six-year project financed by a $90 million no-interest loan from the World Bank. ...

Yesenia Amaro
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/higher-education-reform-gets-90m

Youths encouraged to become engineers

Senior government officials said yesterday that Cambodia needs about 35,000 engineers between 2018 and 2020 to serve in several sectors. Pich Sophorn, secretary of state at the Labour Ministry and also vice chairman of the Board of Engineers Cambodia, said yesterday at the board’s annual ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50484406/youths-encouraged-to-become-engineers/

Japan to aid Institute of Technology

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has signed an agreement with the Institute of Technology of Cambodia to strengthen engineering education and research for industrial development. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083803/japan-aid-institute-technology/

Young urged to learn more tech skills

Labour Minister Ith Samheng yesterday urged young people to take up technical training to address severe shortages in the jobs market. He said there are 113 institutes for technical skills training nationwide, which could accommodate 50,000 students per year. However, there is a lack of interest from ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39941/young-urged-to-learn-more-tech-skills/

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