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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
https://kiripost.com/stories/meta-cambodia-launches-digital-economy-portal

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501168105/pm-hun-sen-calls-for-cooperation-in-digitalisation-efforts/

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/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501106776/finance-ministry-nbc-enhance-digital-verification-of-customer-documents/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501060292/national-consultation-workshop-on-policy-and-direction-of-cambodias-financial-technology-to-be-held/

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. ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501050099/cambodia-e-marketplace-set-to-go-online-today/
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501050099/cambodia-e-marketplace-set-to-go-online-today/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/realty-firm-inks-micro-lending-deal

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501047230/69-mobile-payment-services-spearhead-cambodias-mobile-payment-transactions-to-113-67-billion/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501033702/royal-government-launches-policy-to-transform-digital-landscape-of-cambodia/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-plots-path-digital-cambodia

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
https://cambodianess.com/article/usaid-boosts-digital-training-for-young

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-usaid-uc-berkeley-launch-digital-skills-project

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030664/usaid-provides-15-million-to-boost-skilled-digital-workforce-in-cambodia/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodian-digital-government-policy-2022-2035-put-use

Cambodia affirms commitment in Asean’s secure cyberspace

Cambodia is committed to collaborate with ASEAN Member States toward an open, inclusive, safe, and secure cyberspace, as it moves towards a digital economy. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50947950/cambodia-affirms-commitment-in-aseans-secure-cyberspace/

National Digital Economic and Social Council established

The Royal Government of Cambodia has formed the National Digital Economic and Social Council with an aim to build a digital economic foundation in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50932633/national-digital-economic-and-social-council-established/

Council set to advance digital socio-economic development

The government has established the National Economic and Digital Society Council (NEDSC) to build a foundation of a digital society to drive new economic growth, according to a royal decree on the council’s organisation and functioning released on September 8. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/council-set-advance-digital-socio-economic-development

Government launches new digital plan for its economic development​

Cambodia has launched its new 14-year plan on digital policy, saying the sector is a new model of economic growth, which can respond and keep pace with rapid changes in the economy as it recovers from the financial dip caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.​ ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50877963/government-launches-new-digital-plan-for-its-economic-development/

Cambodia’s digital economic and society policy for 2021-2035 launched

The Kingdom has officially announced the implementation of its “Digital Economy and Social Policy Framework of Cambodia 2021-2035” policy. It identifies the digital sector as a new model of economic growth responsive and resilient to changes in economic structure, development and international trade. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50877443/cambodias-digital-economic-and-society-policy-for-2021-2035-launched/

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