RUPP Vietnamese Language Department to offer 3 courses

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron issued a proclamation on November 22, 2021, to establish the Institute of International Studies and Public Policy of RUPP where students can study in the Vietnamese Language Department and obtain a bachelor’s in Vietnamese studies, Vietnamese ...

Hang Punreay

Youth group campaigns for refusal of plastics use

The Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP) launched a 4Rs campaign – Refuse, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – with the slogan “refusal to use plastics starts with you” to urge youths and others to reduce their plastic use, which they believe is harmful to the health ...

Long Kimmarita

RUPP plans student swap with Texas school

The Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Angelo State University (ASU) – located in the US city of San Angelo in the state of Texas – on October 25 to strengthen higher education cooperation, expand both institutions’ scope ...

Ry Sochan

Silk centre calls on private sector to take sericulture to the next level

Following a very successful year for the Kingdom’s sericulture sector in which its foundations have been cemented, the silk centre at the Royal University of Phnom Penh is ready for expansion. ...

Sok Chan

Psychology department sees decrease in students

The Royal University of Phnom Penh’s department of psychology has seen a decrease in students and its dean has blamed a lack of human resources and decreased interest in the subject. Phan Chan Pov, dean of the psychology department at the university, said there are ...

Sen David

Plans set for Silk Research Centre at RUPP

Cambodian silk producers will be soon able to get quality silkworms from a breeding centre at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), thanks to a specialised team that is seeking to increase professionalism in the Kingdom’s silk industry. ...

Hor Kimsay

Japan to fund four new local projects

Japan agreed to provide $384,817 in financial assistance to local organisations for projects in Phnom Penh, Kandal, Kampong Chhnang and Koh Kong. ...

Sum Manet

Ministry urged to push law regulating alcohol ads and sale

Youth organizations and civil society organizations are calling on the Ministry of Health to push ahead with a proposed law regulating the sale of alcohol, saying that alcohol is damaging the country’s development.   ...

Chea Takihiro

Cambodian officials rescue family accused of sorcery in northeastern province

Officials in a northeast Cambodian province on Wednesday rescued a family accused of being sorcerers by villagers who sought to take revenge on the father they blamed killing 10 people, local authorities said. ...

RFA Khmer News Staff

Program eyes NGO aspirants

The Royal University of Phnom Penh plans to make its social work degree available to everyone next year, as young, locally trained graduates look to take the reins from foreign aid workers. RUPP Department of Social Work Faculty member Ung Kimkanika said the move would ...

Shaun Turton

Fit for the future

As Cambodia continues to develop, information technology skills are increasingly in demand, especially as the government seeks to diversify the economy and bring in companies which will need staff with strong high-tech skills. To that end, last month the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), in cooperation with the Cisco ...

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