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Technologies

Finance ministry prepared to launch ‘CamDL’

The Ministry of Economy and Finance said in a statement that Cambodia Distributed Ledger (CamDL) is a “hybrid permissioned blockchain” designed to provide the public with a platform for testing, understanding, experimenting and developing Decentralised Applications (Dapp), or those in the Web3 space, to solve ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/finance-ministry-prepared-launch-camdl

Financial Technology exhibit on way

The Ministry of Economy and Finance will organize its first ever ‘Fintech Stage’ exhibition in Cambodia to promote the digital economy. The Fintech Stage will join the Cambodia Tech Expo 2022, to be held from November 11-13 at the Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/financial-technology-exhibit-way

Finance minister asking Booyoung Group of S Korea for fintech boost

The finance minister has asked South Korea’s Booyoung Group to invest more in the Cambodian financial-technology (fintech) market, which has seen remarkable growth during Covid-19, as the company’s chairman revealed preliminary plans for a university in the Kingdom focused on fintech and taxation. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/finance-minister-asking-booyoung-group-s-korea-fintech-boost

Cambodian and Thai firms jointly launch robotic tech business

A new business introducing​ advanced robotic products and technology to the Cambodian market has been launched by a local conglomerate in partnership with a tech company from Thailand. ...

Kiripost staff writers
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodian-and-thai-firms-jointly-launch-robotic-tech-business

AI and e-governance key to access information in digital world

UNESCO and Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT) are slated to hold talks on Access to Information 2022 on Friday, when panelists will discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) and e-Governance, which they say can play an important role in improving access to information in the digital ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/ai-and-e-governance-key-to-access-information-in-digital-world

Phnom Penh to host inaugural tech expo

Phnom Penh will host the nation’s first tech expo, Cambodia Tech Expo CTX, in November, with a string of events, conferences and panel discussions aimed at strengthening the tech startup community and attracting investment opportunities. ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/phnom-penh-cambodia-tech-expo-ctx

Gov’t urged to step up investments in tech parks

The seventh edition of the ‘Give A Day’ meet, held in Phnom Penh recently, urged the Cambodian government to step up investments in tech parks for promoting the ecosystem for digital start-ups and also to speed up the country’s march to become a digital economy. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501138218/govt-urged-to-step-up-investments-in-tech-parks/

Digital technology to the fore for a developing ASEAN

Prime Minister Hun Sen has highlighted the importance of digital technology for the development of the ASEAN region. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958987/digital-technology-to-the-fore-for-a-developing-asean/

Cambodia urges upholding nuke-free status for SE Asia

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn stressed the importance of the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (SEANWFZ) status and expressed his concern on the geopolitical tension and major power rivalry in the region. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cambodia-urges-upholding-nuke-free-status-se-asia

KOICA $7m grant plans to boost ICT knowledge

A grant of $7 million has been provided by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport for promoting Information and Communications Technology (ICT) use in lower secondary education and enhancing the skills of teachers. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-7m-grant-plans-boost-ict-knowledge

Pilot project to boost e-commerce for Kingdom’s SMEs

The Ministry of Commerce has launched Go4eCam, a pilot project that aims to realise the benefit of e-commerce for the nation’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), a sector that is currently playing an important role in the country’s economic growth. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50686950/pilot-project-to-boost-e-commerce-for-kingdoms-smes

PM seeks Japan’s help in developing blockchain tech

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday met a Japanese delegation at the Peace Palace to discuss strengthening bilateral cooperation, especially in the development of blockchain technology. In the morning, Mr Hun Sen met with the delegation headed by Kozo Yamamoto, a member of the House of ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680516/pm-seeks-japans-help-in-developing-blockchain-tech

Kingdom in talks with Russia for nuclear science

Cambodian and Russian experts yesterday concluded discussions on the possibility of constructing and establishing a Nuclear Science and Technology Centre in the Kingdom.​ The discussion, which was held in Siem Reap province over two days, took place at the 3rd meeting of a Cambodia-Russia joint ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664303/kingdom-in-talks-with-russia-for-nuclear-science/

Singaporean company plans to build smart city in Cambodia

Limestone Network, a Singaporean startup, is planning to build a smart city in the heart of Phnom Penh. International startup media platforms reported this week that Limestone Network is seeking to transform the face of Southeast Asia by building smart cities powered by blockchain technology. Limestone ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50634713/singaporean-company-plans-to-build-smart-city-in-cambodia/

PM raises fake news at summit

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday addressed the Asia Media Summit in Siem Reap, outlining his priorities to increase cooperation in the region and the world to combat fake news and cybercrime, which he said are becoming a serious threat. In his speech at the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-raises-fake-news-summit

Digital transformation ‘new growth engine’ for Kingdom

With the rise of Industry 4.0, digital transformation will be the new growth engine that Cambodia needs to realise its long-term vision of becoming a high-income country, an economic expert said on Tuesday. Speaking at the 13th annual outlook conference, which was organised by Cambodia ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-transformation-new-growth-engine-kingdom

Triangular cooperation on nuclear techniques: Vietnam, Cambodia and Lao PDR take steps to foster mutual assistance

Representatives from Viet Nam, Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic took an important step forward in support of triangular cooperation on nuclear techniques at a meeting hosted by the IAEA in June 2018. The meeting is the latest in a series of IAEA-supported activities to ...

Gashaw Wolde
https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/triangular-cooperation-on-nuclear-techniques-viet-nam-cambodia-and-lao-pdr-take-steps-to-foster-mutual-assistance

Local SMEs are urged to digitise payments

Cambodian businesses need to adapt and digitise their financial operations if they want to remain competitive regionally and around the world, industry insiders said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-smes-are-urged-digitise-payments

Garment buyers asked to bring in tech

The government is calling on international buyers to increase investment in the garment and footwear sector and to introduce new technologies to help modernise the industry, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Commerce (MoC). ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5090886/garment-buyers-asked-bring-tech/

Kingdom’s prospects for fintech discussed

While financial technology, or fintech, has made little traction so far in Cambodia, panellists at a conference in Phnom Penh on Friday expressed confidence that the sector was poised for rapid growth.​ ...

Robin Spiess
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-prospects-fintech-discussed

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