Socheata grew up in a bright yellow house on Koh Sdach, an island with a population of 700 that sits in the sea between Thailand and Cambodia.
Decimated by genocide, Cambodia’s educational progress so far is surely commendable.
He has lived the American dream and returned home a hero. But parts of Youk Chhang’s life are beyond healing even three decades after escaping the hellholes of Cambodia.
VOA’s Sotheary You caught up with Chat Vylyny, a Ph.D. student in epidemiology at New York University, to discuss her research and what motivated her to pursue an academic career overseas.
Polls conducted by the Asia Foundation showed that 96 percent of respondents supported the reforms, with about half agreeing that it was “time to start reforming education”.
Cambodia's government has told schools across the country to stop converting war-era ordnance into school bells to prevent possible explosions.
It took many weeks of practice before Rose Angely and her team was ready. After many long days of preparation, the team of 12 to 13-year-olds known as The Five Infinities were ready to pitch their business to more than 400 people at the Institute of Technology last month.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has approved a grant of 20.6 million U.S. dollars in support of Cambodia's efforts to improve the quality of primary education, according to a GPE press release on Thursday.
India has decided to set up a medical college and hospital in Cambodia as part of its plan to strengthen economic ties with CLMV region, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
Cambodia is testing a new model for top science students at three schools in a bid to further improve education across the country.
Cambodia and China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation for the promotion of friendship.
As a girl, Chansitha Ouk didn’t go to school. "There was no school," she says. "I didn’t know what it was. It just didn’t exist. Life was on the run."
The World Bank has approved 90 million U.S. dollars in financing to support Cambodia's efforts in improving the quality of higher education and research in the country and broadening access to higher education for disadvantaged students, according to its statement on Friday.
China-funded University of Kracheh was inaugurated here on Wednesday.
Research Team at Monash University Awarded for Innovation in Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Cambodia
The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) recently awarded $99,900 to Monash University for research in Cambodia that aims to reduce incidents of gender-based violence (GBV).
Hidden by a fort of folders, 18-year-old Srim Thida doesn’t look up when the door opens. There’s a revision timetable pinned above her desk — a patchwork of apple-green Post-it notes — and a stack of Mon Khmer–to–English dictionaries that threatens to topple over at any moment.