MEF, ABA Bank partner to develop digital economy and fintech

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) and Canada-headquartered ABA Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to collaborate within the framework of digital economy and financial technology development in Cambodia. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

Collaboration a ‘must’ for digital-economy shift: senior official

Collaboration between governments, private sector entities, civil society actors and other development partners is a “must” for Cambodia’s digital socio-economic transformation and to unlock new sources of growth, telecoms ministry secretary of state Sok Puthyvuth said on March 29. ...

May Kunmakara

VISA commits to promotion of e-commerce and digital economy of Cambodia

VISA has committed to the enhancement of e-commerce and digital economy of Cambodia, affirmed Chris Clark, VISA’s Regional President for Asia Pacific, while paying a courtesy call on Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce, at the ministry office yesterday afternoon. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Calls for students to master tech skills

Recent high school graduates are being encouraged to study digital technology-related subjects at university to fill the skills gap and help develop the country. ...

Thai Sothea

South Korea ready to assist ‘digital government’ effort in Kingdom

The “Cambodian Digital Government Policy 2022-2035” was approved earlier this year, and is expected to link the Kingdom under the three foundations of Digital Citizens, Digital Government and Digital Businesses. ...

Hong Raksmey

Meta Cambodia launches Digital Economy Portal

A new website dedicated to serving readers’ cravings for the essential progress of Cambodia’s digital economy has been officially launched by Meta (formerly Facebook) and Open Development Cambodia (ODC). ...

Bun Tharum

PM Hun Sen calls for cooperation in digitalisation efforts

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged Asean Member States to step up cooperation in the digitalisation efforts and make the wider adoption of the new technology a priority to recover fast the region’s socio-economic development from the clutches of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Manoj Mathew

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

Finance Ministry, NBC enhance digital verification of customer documents

The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) have reached a memorandum of understanding on electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) cooperation, aiming to enhance digital verification of customer documents in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

National Consultation Workshop on “Policy And Direction Of Cambodia’s Financial Technology” to be held

The Digital Economy and Business Committee under the National Digital Economy and Society Council is in the process of formulating Cambodia’s Financial Technology Development Policy and will organise the National Consultation Workshop on “Policy and Direction of Cambodia’s Financial Technology” next week, on April 26-27. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia e-marketplace set to go online today

The Ministry of Commerce will officially launch an online marketplace today, featuring around a thousand goods produced locally and available for online shopping lovers. ...

Realty firm inks micro-lending deal

Chief (Cambodia) Commercial Bank Plc (Chief Bank) has teamed up with local real estate company Zillennium Co Ltd as part of the bank’s plans to expand the user base of its ‘Chief Easy’ micro-lending app. ...

Hin Pisei

69 mobile payment services spearhead Cambodia’s mobile payment transactions to $113.67 billion

The number of mobile payment users in Cambodia saw an increase by 42 percent to 13.6 million in 2021, according to the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), explaining that COVID-19 situation has encouraged more people to use electronic payments. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Royal Government launches policy to transform digital landscape of Cambodia

Telecommunications Minister Chea Vandeth stated that the Royal Government has launched a plan to transform Cambodia into vibrant digital economy and society. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry plots path to ‘Digital Cambodia’

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications – with technical support from UNESCO – is promoting media and digital literacy in Cambodia through the project “Development of National Media, Information and Digital Literacy (MIDL)”. ...

Ry Sochan

USAID Boosts Digital Training for Young

A $15 million USAID-funded initiative to give young Cambodians the skills to compete in the digital economy was launched on Feb. 23 by US Ambassador W. Patrick Murphy and Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron. ...

Sam Sopich

Ministry, USAID, UC Berkeley launch digital skills project

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the University of California, Berkeley – in collaboration with the Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports – launched a five-year digital skill development project with $15 million in USAID funding. ...

Voun Dara

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. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Cambodian Digital Government Policy 2022-2035 put into use

The government has put the Cambodian Digital Government Policy 2022-2035 into use, in a bid to create a more conducive environment for the development of the digital socio-economic landscape. ...

Ry Sochan

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