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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/

Digital policy framework launched

The government has launched a 15-year policy framework for the Kingdom’s evolving digital socioeconomic environment to pave the way for a thriving digital economy, as a new engine of economic growth. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-policy-framework-launched

App developers serve up Khmer cuisine to thriving digital recipe market

As Cambodians increasingly embrace the digital age, homegrown developers are creating Khmer recipe apps to share the nation’s traditional dishes. On Google Play for Android, the app “Khmer Cooking Recipe” is leading the pack having recorded more than100,000 downloads. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50802403/app-developers-serve-up-khmer-cuisine-to-thriving-digital-recipe-market/

Digitally adapting to economic challenges

As many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) struggle to stay afloat because of current economic challenges, many entrepreneurs in the kingdom are adapting and taking advantage of opening businesses online and using social media and its technology as a business tool. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784394/digitally-adapting-to-economic-challenges/

Higher budgets and more skills ‘needed to embrace digital transformation’

Cambodia is at risk of “getting left behind” if it doesn’t invest more in a digitally skilled workforce as local companies look to improve their business process and customer experience through “digital transformation”, according to a panel discussion on an industrywide survey. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765233/higher-budgets-and-more-skills-needed-to-embrace-digital-transformation/

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