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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.

Huawei extends Asia dominance with Cambodia 5G rollout

Prime Minister Hun Sen set to sign MOU on Sunday.

China’s Huawei to build 5G network in Cambodia: Cambodian senior official

China's technology giant Huawei will help build a 5G network in Cambodia, a Cambodian senior official said on Thursday.

Cambodians try out smartphones to track – and ease – climate woes

Yin Socheat, a 29-year-old Cambodian farmer, is immersed in her smartphone - but it isn’t the latest viral meme she’s looking at.

Sibling squad behind top games focus on Cambodian art, culture

Sitting in his small production studio situated in his flat in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompun district, Piseth Chhourm makes small adjustments to the music that will provide the soundtrack for his soon to be released online game.

‘Digital government’ systems being gradually implemented

The Kingdom is steadily implementing “digital government” systems to manage society by using modern computer techniques that require more skilled human resources, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Monday.

UW engineering grads innovate landmine removal

Landmine removal will never be the same with the help from a group of engineers who studied at the University of Waterloo.

Can’t find a missing part? Cambodian innovators may just print it for you

After consistently struggling to locate parts for their various engineering projects, a team of talented students from the Royal University of Phnom Penh’s Computer Sciences Department came up with an enterprising solution – building their own 3D printer.

US, China Face Off Over 5G in Cambodia

For techies and phone geeks, Digital Cambodia 2019 was the place to be.

Cambodia’s Internet crackdown reaches its activist monks

For years, a group of Cambodian monks has used platforms like Facebook to expose daily injustices. An online crackdown is now putting them at risk.

Ready for a (digital) revolution?

The government in Cambodia recently hosted a digital conference that celebrated the Kingdom’s growing tech startup sector while simultaneously discussing the mounting challenges the country faces in embracing digitisation – before the digital revolution leaves Cambodia behind.

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