Tech Festival Showcases Technologies Made in Cambodia

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The Inno-Tech Festival was run by many groups in the technology and innovation communities and strengthened cooperation between government, civil society, private sector, and Cambodian tech users. “I am interested in the exhibition, which showcases many new technologies such as modern electronic devices. Technology is really important since it can help make our life better, […]
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Hardware for Civil Society: the Maker Movement Approach in Cambodia

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In February, twelve participants from eight civil society organizations (CSOs) across Phnom Penh attended a three-day workshop where they learned about the “maker” approach and its potential use in CSO community. The Maker Movement is a group of people across the globe who want to work with hardware and electronics, even when they are not […]
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Hotline and Mobile App Improve Access to Public Service

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According to the corruption watchdog Transparency International, Cambodia recorded the lowest score among Southeast Asian countries on their 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), with 21 out of a possible 100 points. The index, which measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption, placed Cambodia at 150th worldwide in the study of 168 countries. Through its […]
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Advancing from Intern to Young ICT Specialist

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Like tens of thousands of Cambodian undergraduates, Mr. Sina Pha was focused on finding a good job and trying to get a scholarship abroad for a master’s degree after his graduation from university in 2010. But after joining the Young Professionals program at Development Innovations, an internship program focused on connecting young tech professionals to […]
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Top Prize App Wants to Connect Cambodians to Trusted Doctors

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Startup Weekend, often known by the tagline “No Talk, All Action”, is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. They provide a space where anyone is welcome to share ideas, form teams to pitch business ideas, receive feedback from their peers, test […]
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Public-Private Partnership Safeguards Digital History

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Almost one third of Cambodia’s population of 7.7 million people died between 1975 and 1979 under the country’s rule by the Khmer Rouge, according to the Documentation Center of Cambodia (known as DC-Cam). In 2006, an international tribunal was set up to try the most senior responsible members of the Khmer Rouge for alleged violations of international […]
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Practicing the Hour of Code in Cambodia

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Global movement connects Cambodians to coding In December 2015, more than 100 million students in 180 countries joined the global computer science movement called “The Hour of Code” to learn basic coding skills and promote IT education. Many Cambodians know how to use smartphones and play video games, yet they don’t know how to create […]
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