Science and technology
Science and technology research and development
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...