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How blockchain changes the game for Cambodia’s smart cities

The upside of blockchain-enabled smart cities is that businesses, retail shops, and consumers can interact with each other in a smarter and more effective manner.

Civil Society Groups Say Draft Cybercrime Law Risks Free Expression, Privacy

A recent draft of the cybercrime law obtained by VOA Khmer has drawn concerns from NGOs and rights groups over clauses that could help the government intensify its crackdown on freedom of expression, while also raising privacy and data collection concerns.

Cambodia plans to launch China-style internet firewall

In May, Coda Story’s Chaewon Chung reported how Cambodia’s government had adopted new emergency laws amid the coronavirus pandemic, allowing unlimited surveillance and control of the country’s press and social media.

Afraid to ‘Like’: Arrests, Surveillance Smother Facebook Defiance

Lim Kimsor says she is tired after years of activism — of receiving threats from authorities, being blocked from gatherings with local communities, and, most of all, seeing people become fearful of engaging with her.

Cambodia’s Plan to Establish Internet Gateway Raises Concerns

The Cambodian government has proposed the establishment of a national internet gateway to control and monitor online traffic, drawing concerns among rights groups and businesses.

Cambodia plans China-style internet firewall

'National internet gateway' includes 'censorship angle' that alarms NGOs.

Cambodian official warns of ‘world collapse’ if US bans Chinese apps

A senior Cambodian official has told a national conference that the world is going to collapse if the US-China trade war leads to the elimination of Chinese apps from App Store and Play Store.

Wing is strengthening the monetary bond between Cambodia and Malaysia

Lately, Wing has performed an more and more main position in facilitating transactions between Cambodia and Malaysia.

Cambodia backs use of digital technology

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak called for the use of digital technology to restore trust between businesses and customers, during the 52nd Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52) on August 29.

IPOS unveils new partnerships with Cambodia, China, Myanmar

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) forged new Intellectual Property (IP) partnerships this week with Cambodia, China and other ASEAN countries.

The bumps facing Cambodia on the road to Industry 4.0

The rapid emergence and adoption of smart, internet-enabled equipment has led some to term the ongoing digitalization of technologies and integration with information and communication technology (ICT) as the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0.

Cambodia needs technocratic leaders to stay relevant in Industry 4.0

As the world is embracing automation and smart technology through the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, digital literacy, technological skills and knowledge of tech trends are vital.

Lack of historical disaster data a thing of the past for Cambodia

In Phnom Penh, a consultative workshop on Data Reporting for Monitoring Indicators of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cambodia has brought together ministries for a more data-ready future.

Kingdom ‘needs tech upgrade’

The Kingdom must tap into the potential of innovative technologies to upgrade and diversify its economy if it wants to become an upper-middle income country by 2030 and high-income country by 2050, the latest report from UN Development Programme (UNDP) Cambodia said.

Cambodia’s visions to be realized with upgraded, diversified economy under new technologies: report

Cambodia's 2030 and 2050 visions can only be realized if the potential of new technologies has been exploited to upgrade and diversify its economy, said the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)'s new report released on Tuesday.

How Facebook has powered Cambodia’s booming digital economy

Cambodia’s digital economy has more than doubled in the last five years.

A&D Reclaim rocked after Cambodian hackers hijack firm’s Facebook page

An eco-conscious salvage boss says his beloved business has taken a significant hit and its history wiped after hackers hijacked his social media page.

Cambodia’s Project Bakong CBDC Set for Roll Out in the Next Few Months

Cambodia’s central bank is getting set to launch the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) in conjunction with almost a dozen commercial banks.

BlocRice – Cambodia eyes blockchain in future of agriculture

While the technology is in many ways still nascent, it seems already that only a small few of the world’s commodities have yet to be traded using blockchain.

Mobile internet subscribers in Cambodia down due to COVID-19

Cambodia had 14.8 million mobile internet subscribers, accounting for 90 percent of the population, by May, down 2.36 percent from one year ago, the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) said in a report released on July 20.


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