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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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50564895/silk-centre-calls-on-private-sector-to-take-sericulture-to-the-next-level/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50544908/psychology-department-sees-decrease-in-students-2/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/plans-set-silk-research-centre-rupp

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
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50112050/japan-fund-four-new-local-projects/

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
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/19222/ministry-urged-to-push-law-regulating-alcohol-ads-and-sale/

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
http://bit.ly/1KbT48L

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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/program-eyes-ngo-aspirants

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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