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The Telecommunications Ministry has begun disseminating information about a new requirement for technology companies to register for a license with the ministry.
The Tourism Ministry will introduce a website and contest—currently dubbed Mr. Clean City—later this month to better coordinate volunteer cleanup projects, but organizers worry the waste they collect won’t reach a proper disposal site.
On his way home from work in Siem Reap province several years ago, Riem Monisilong started choking and wheezing from a neighbor’s garbage fire. That was the last straw for the 35-year-old artist, who goes by Silong.
Holiday weekends offer the best chance to get out to the provinces, but on a weekend like Khmer New Year, the sleepy river city of Kratie slows to a crawl.
From being down on his luck as a conned and homeless traveler, Shuhei Murakami now celebrates the good times two turbulent years later
Though the Adhoc 5 cannot protest from behind bars, the #FreeThe5KH campaign has tried to keep their voices alive throughout 365 days of detention.
More than a dozen NGOs from the education sector are calling for the government to set aside a greater slice of the national budget -- at least 20 percent -- to spend on education in the coming years.
The Japanese government plans to establish a new diplomatic office in Siem Reap City to accommodate more Japanese nationals traveling to the tourism area, according to an embassy official.
For the last five years, Phnom Penh’s Khmer New Year celebrations have been somewhat overshadowed by the Sangkranta extravaganza in Siem Reap, which attracts visitors from all over the world.
Khmer New Year could bring a fruitful financial harvest for sellers of bananas—this year’s divinely selected crop—but some vendors say their sales have not yet ripened.
Despite a growing lineup of digital payment apps in the country and predictions of a cashless society within 10 years, experts say major hurdles remain before such a system can catch on and become sustainable in Cambodia.
Representatives of ride-for-hire app Uber met with a government minister this week, the second ministerial meeting in Cambodia for the U.S.-based firm this year.
The president of France has selected Eva Nguyen Binh, an official at the French Embassy in Hanoi and wife of the French ambassador to Vietnam, as its next ambassador to Cambodia, two media outlets have reported.
The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) has received a $5.8 million contribution from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to help it operate for another 20 years and expand its educational services beyond the Khmer Rouge genocide to document other human rights offenses in the region.
Breakdancing is usually defined by the battle—dancers trying to outdo each other with new and better moves. But the dueling breakdancers in a new dance show premiering in Phnom Penh this weekend measure what they can learn from, and teach, each other.
With a lack of capital stifling the development of domestic digital innovation, one of the country’s largest mobile operators has teamed up with an investment consultancy to create a $5 million startup fund for Cambodian companies.
In his new exhibit, “Waterworks,” which he created using rubbish collected off the streets, artist Phe Sophon seeks to communicate the impact of waste on the environment and what it means for the residents of Phnom Penh.
When the Cambodian Apsaras’ newest recruit lobbed a lopsided kick laughably far from the goal, one of the players, Koun Sreylak, stopped by to correct her form.
As Thailand’s workforce ages and production costs in the country’s manufacturing sector rise, experts and officials see Cambodia as an attractive alternative for companies looking for a younger, cheaper workforce. A lack of skills, however, is standing in the way of any sudden shift.
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