Technology

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.

Cambodian PM says digital technology can drive growth, efficiency

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Tuesday that digital technology can drive growth and efficiency of local service delivery.

Refugee Returns To Nebraska And Shares Her Success Story

Refugees impact Nebraska and the United States in many different ways. One Cambodian refugee has taken a journey that led her to Nebraska and to success nationally in the biotech industry.

Cambodia needs a decade to grow digital economy: economy minister

Cambodia's Economy and Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth said on Tuesday that Cambodia's digital economy remains at the nascent stage and the kingdom needs at least a decade to grow it.

Cambodia PM’s page hacked: Facebook

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s official Facebook page was hacked on Monday, Facebook said a day later.

Cambodia’s Minister of Education: Students are showing greater STEM interest 

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said on Thursday that in the last five years, students have shown increased interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based curriculums.

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.

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Threats mount as Borei Keila holdout families protest coming eviction

Around 14 families from Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila neighbourhood gathered on Thursday outside Prampi Makara district hall to protest their imminent eviction.