Science and technology

Science and technology education and promotion

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Smart help for innovators

Smart Axiata, one of the leading mobile operators in Cambodia, yesterday officially launched its digital young innovator program SmartStart, aimed at helping young Cambodians develop their innovative digital-related business ideas into actual businesses or products.SmartStart is a nine-month university program initiated to inspire, enable and ...

Sok Chan

US to train Cambodian government on combating cybercrime

The United States has invited senior Cambodian officials to learn about cybercrime from U.S. experts. Numerous countries and nongovernmental organizations have expressed concern in recent years over the drafting of a Cambodian cybercrime law, which critics say could be used to restrict freedom of expression and ...

Phorn Bopha

Hope for solving community-level problems as ICT reshapes life in Cambodia

Just ten years ago, Cambodians relied on dingy, storefront Internet businesses if they wanted to get online. Computers were old, power cuts were frequent, and overhead fans creaked along in a failing attempt to keep customers cool as they paid per minute to “surf” the ...

Aun Chhengpor

ICT wants to connect Cambodian youngsters to the world

The ICT Federation of Cambodia (ICTF) is aims to promote young entrepreneurs and bring Cambodia into the digital world by connecting domestic and international IT businesses to the Kingdom. ...

Sum Manet

Thai princess technology institute to begin construction

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn have high expectations for the Kampong Speu Institute of Technology, which was funded by the Thai royal in order to develop human resources in Cambodia. ...

Ven Rathavong

Smart moves on tech education

Telecom operator Smart Axiata Co. Ltd. and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding that will see Smart donate more than $320,000 to build a facility for students at the National Institute of Post, Telecom & ICT (NIPTICT). ...

Sok Chan

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