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Smile Shop catering to lockdown demand for groceries

In response to increased demand during lockdown, Smile Shop, a local e-shop, is offering new users a $10 discount on their first purchase for orders of $25 or more. They ensure deliveries are made between two and 12 hours post ordering in Phnom Penh. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842449/smile-shop-catering-to-lockdown-demand-for-groceries/

In-stream adverts disappear from YouTube in Kingdom

The once omnipresent advertisements peppered throughout YouTube videos have disappeared for viewers in Cambodia, allowing domestic viewers to watch any video hosted on the site ad-free, regardless of its length or its country of origin. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840933/in-stream-adverts-disappear-from-youtube-in-kingdom/

MPTC, Microsoft agree to promote digitalisation in Cambodia

Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) and Microsoft in Asia Pacific have agreed to enhance the digital usage in Cambodia, as the Royal Government is transforming itself into e-government. ...

C. Nika/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50826497/mptc-microsoft-agree-to-promote-digitalisation-in-cambodia/

Social commerce revolution demands digital marketing skills

Digital marketing skills for women can help bridge Cambodia’s digital gender divide and strengthen the Kingdom’s e-commerce sector, according to experts. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50823406/social-commerce-revolution-demands-digital-marketing-skills/

Digital businesses urged to register at telecoms ministry

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth on February 24 encouraged budding digital entrepreneurs to register for licenses and receive technical support, training and “encouragement” from the ministry. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-businesses-urged-register-telecoms-ministry

Leveraging digital technologies key to Asia’s COVID-19 recovery – ADB

Digital platforms and other technology-based tools are providing new growth opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all industries in Asia and the Pacific (including Cambodia). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50812909/leveraging-digital-technologies-key-to-asias-covid-19-recovery-adb/

ACLEDA expanding its digitalisation strategy in 2021

ACLEDA Bank Plc, one of the largest commercial banks in Cambodia, announced that it is boosting and expanding its self-automation post banking services as part of its focus on digitalisation in the Kingdom. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809406/acleda-expanding-its-digitalisation-strategy-in-2021/

Buy Now, Pay Later model could supplant credit cards

According to technology business site Tech In Asia, the once-obscure Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) trend is getting new legs, which could see the option spreading in an increasingly digital Asia-Pacific. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810014/buy-now-pay-later-model-could-supplant-credit-cards/

Storefront solution goes live

Kuala Lumpur-based Apigate Sdn Bhd has successfully rolled out its Storefront solution with Cambodia’s leading mobile telecommunications operator Smart Axiata Co Ltd, Apigate said in a press release on January 27. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/storefront-solution-goes-live

ASEAN digital ministers hear Kingdom’s infrastructure priorities

Cambodia prioritised the development of its telecommunications infrastructure as a commitment at the first ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting. ASEAN, already the most-connected region in the world, has set a goal for transitioning to a digital economy under the ASEAN Digital Masterplan 2025. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807773/asean-digital-ministers-hear-kingdoms-infrastructure-priorities/

NIPTICT signs MoU with Bosch to launch Digital Makerspace

The National Institute of Post, Telecommunications and Information Communications Technology (NIPTICT) and Bosch (Cambodia), a local subsidiary of the Bosch Group, Germany’s leading electronics and engineering company, signed a memorandum of understanding this week to develop a Digital Makerspace at the institution. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807537/niptict-signs-mou-with-bosch-to-launch-digital-makerspace/

Agro sector adopting digital tech

At least 92 per cent of the Kingdom’s agricultural input suppliers use digital payments in their businesses while 45 per cent use e-commerce, a new study found. The research, entitled “Digital Challenges and Opportunities of Agricultural Input Suppliers in Cambodia”, was compiled by the Centre ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agro-sector-adopting-digital-tech

TV goes digital by 2023, paving way for 5G

The government on December 28 held an inter-ministerial meeting to discuss setting up a digital television platform as part of the Kingdom’s shift away from analogue. Held at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the meeting discussed the would-be platform operator’s models of management and ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tv-goes-digital-2023-paving-way-5g

Huawei pledges to support digital development in Cambodia

Chinese-owned giant telecom and technology company Huawei has pledged to support Cambodia’s digital development and bring new technology, according to its Cambodia’s country director. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747254/huawei-pledges-to-support-digital-development-in-cambodia/

US praises growth in the Kingdom’s digital sector

US ambassador Patrick Murphy praised the growth of the Kingdom’s digital sector and expressed hope of expanding cooperation between the two countries in the sector. Cambodia has a high rate of mobile phone users. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-praises-growth-kingdoms-digital-sector

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