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Tech innovator Cambodian girls create prize-winning poetry app

The creation of five girls aged 13 and 14, LiterTree is a team dedicated to one sole purpose – the preservation of Khmer poetry, which is at risk of being forgotten due to four decades of neglect following the killing of artists and the destruction of books and other artefacts of cultural heritage during the Khmer Rouge genocide.

India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs

In a major step to boost relations with ASEAN countries and increase people-to-people ties, the Government has decided to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs in India.

Cal Poly team travels to Cambodia to help set up CubeSat program

A team from Cal Poly is helping a group of Cambodian high school students launch their very own space program.

Bridging the Gaps in the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway

How can we foster a more connected and inclusive Asia-Pacific?

Cambodia’s paedophiles and the internet

Recently, Cambodia’s National Committee for Counter-Trafficking (NCCT) identified the nation’s capital and three provinces as locations where children are the most vulnerable to attacks from paedophiles entering the country as tourists.

Explore the cosmos in Phnom Penh: Bringing virtual reality to the masses

One minute you’re in Saraboth Ea’s Phnom Penh living room and the next you could be exploring the wonders of the cosmos through a virtual reality (VR) headset.

Turning manure into fuel in rural Cambodia with the biodigester

To help tackle the risks associated with cooking, an Australian social entrepreneur has manufactured a ‘biodigester’ product that is being used in Cambodia to help improve the livelihoods of poor women in rural areas.

Cambodia launches 1st state-backed online shopping platform

Cambodia has launched Tinh Tinh E-commerce, the country's first state-backed online marketplace, a daily English newspaper reported on Monday.

Cambodia needs a smart plan

While Cambodia might be pulling out all the stops to develop its smart cities, the lack of an integrated master plan is hampering these efforts.

Internet users in Cambodia near 16m

The number of mobile and internet users rose substantially during the first half of the year, with the number of active SIM cards in the country now comfortably outnumbering the population.

Using tech innovation to tackle Cambodia’s rampant road deaths

Cutting corners, rampant phone use, speeding and driving through red lights – these are just some of the reasons why driving in Phnom Penh can often feel like a city-wide game of dodgems.

Taking things up a notch in Cambodian e-commerce

Issues that stem from a lack of digital literacy, familiarity with certain technologies, infrastructure, and a legal framework stand in the way of growth in Cambodia’s e-commerce sector, Chanvoitey Horn writes.

Freedom to walk: Ridding Cambodia of mines through tech innovation

It may seem an unlikely location, but down a nondescript alley surrounded by residential units in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district is a robotics company which is aiming to change the world.

Cambodians Are Embracing Cashless Payments At Remarkable Pace

A global leader in digital payments Visa Inc. said in its Cambodia's Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes report released on Thursday that the Cambodians are some of the most prepared citizens in terms of adopting cashless payments.

China’s Southeast Asian Neighbors Mixed on Huawei For 5G Networks Amid Security Concerns

China’s Southeast Asian neighbors have expressed mixed interest in offers by telecom giant Huawei to roll out mobile wireless 5G networks and other products in their countries, amid concerns over the firm’s links to Beijing and how its technology could compromise national security.

ADB to help build 100-MW solar park in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 7.64-million-U.S. dollar loan to support the construction of a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power park in Cambodia, said its press release on Friday.

Kingdom’s phone users express Huawei concern

Huawei smartphone users and distributors in Cambodia have expressed concern following news of US tech giant Google severing ties with the Chinese telecoms and electronics manufacturer and partially cutting off their devices from its Android operating system.

Almost 87 pct of Cambodians use internet: report

About 14.1 million, or 86.7 percent, out of Cambodia's 16.2 million people have now access to the internet, according to a report issued by the country's Telecommunication Regulator on Saturday.

Forget the rest, here is Cambodia’s very own social media platform

A group of enterprising Cambodian-Muslim youth have created a social media platform called Emazoo that will connect, entertain and facilitate online advertising and sales for users.

Cambodia signs 5G development deal with China’s Huawei

Cambodia has inked a deal with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei to roll out 5G mobile infrastructure in the country next year, as some Western nations decide whether to exclude the company from 5G expansion, a spokesman for Cambodia's telecoms regulator said on Monday.

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Police conduct raid on Orchid massage parlour

Thirty-seven people, including three minors, were detained after Phnom Penh Municipal Police and the Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection raided the Orchid massage parlour in Sen Sok district’s Phnom Penh Thmey commune on Monday.