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Cambodia’s blockchain social media app rewards creativity

Eleven years ago, at roughly this time of the year, Dutch-Cambodian man Lim Chhay Lem took a leap of faith, leaving his home in the Netherlands for his ancestral homeland in Cambodia, a country of which he had virtually no experience or knowledge.

The Cambodia-based tech company test-driving the world’s drones

Aniwaa has become the world’s largest emerging tech comparison engine. And with commercial and personal demand for drones taking off in Southeast Asia, the start-up has decided to put the world’s leading unmanned aerial vehicles to the test.

Ministry Calls for Nominations for Woman Techies Award

Five awards will be presented this year compared with just one last year: for entrepreneurship, engineering, community development, digital multimedia, and innovation.

Facebook meets with cybercrime experts to fight ‘fake news’ spread

Facebook representatives met with the Kingdom’s anti-cybercrime department on Friday to foster cooperation in the fight against fake news.

Cambodian startup lands $10k for smart recycling solution

The team of young entrepreneurs won the Toyota Impact Challenge for their startup that aims to promote recycling through smart technology.

‘Stop judging us’ / Kokopon founder on female entrepreneurs in Cambodia

Southeast Asia Globe talks to Sokneang N Nodzak, the founder of freshly-launched startup Kokopon, to discuss her business idea and her experience as a female entrepreneur in Cambodia.

Digitising Cambodia’s economic future

In March 2018, the Cambodian government announced its plan to be ready to transform into a digital economy by 2023.

Digital technology essential for economic growth, says World Bank

Cambodia’s economic growth in recent years has been rapid, with the Kingdom benefitting from preferential trade treatment and an abundance of low-skilled labour.
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Cambodian Girls Aim to Bridge Parent-Child Communication Gap With Innovative App

Ung Pechata has always dreamed big. The 12-year-old Cambodian had wanted to become an architect or inventor, but a technology competition has given her a new goal: solving social problems through technology.

Teen experiences the good of social media

A video posted online featuring a Cambodian 14-year-old who can speak 16 languages has had an immediate and dramatic impact on the boy and his family.

Cambodian PC brand targets growing regional market

Startup Koompi's $369 laptop aimed at students who need more than a phone.

Vietnam, Cambodia boost information safety cooperation

A conference on social networks and information safety took place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, as part of the information and communications collaboration framework between Vietnam and Cambodia.

This App Is Pushing Cambodian Users Into E-Commerce

Despite facing an increasingly crowded field of local competitors and the ever-looming threat of regional startups, Maxime Rosburger seems relatively undaunted.

Is Cambodia The Next Stop for Grab’s E-Wallet?

Following its entry into Cambodia in 2017, Grab seems likely to bring its e-payment app, GrabPay into Cambodia sometime in 2019 as part of the wallet’s Southeast Asian focus.

Singtel advising builders of first two Cambodia data centres

Singapore operator Singtel is advising a carrier-neutral start-up that is building the first pair of data centres in Cambodia.

Cambodia to Host First ‘IT Camp’ in Kingdom

Camp participants come from a variety of fields, both in the public and private sectors, he added, who wish to receive training on best practices when using modern technology.

In Cambodia, fintech development is slowly gathering pace

When it comes to Fintech adoption and funding, Cambodia trails its ASEAN neighbours. However, that presents significant growth opportunities in the future.

Cambodia’s tour guides face tech disruption

A van arrives at Angkor Wat Temple and deposits its load of foreigners who make their way to the World Heritage Site. Noticeably absent among them is a local guide. The tourists brought their own guide, a handheld device that can speak up to 14 languages.

Cambodia’s ISPs hit by some of the biggest DDoS attacks in the country’s history

EZECOM, SINET, Telcotech, and Digi confirmed to have been affected.

Cambodia: Fintech development integral to nation-building exercise

Every country in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is pursuing digital transformation in its own way, and recognises fintech as one of the critical components that will drive tomorrow’s economy.

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