Thorn Bun Thoeng and his students are engaging in a conversation about the exam preparation at his English school. (Soksreinith Ten/VOA Khmer
Education minister confident new regulations will mean better results this year.
A plan to move Cambodia’s oldest fine arts college is sparking concern among teachers, students and artists.
Observers say that better salaries will improve education faster than crackdowns on cheaters.
Programmer Kong Divin recently returned from a trip to the US, where he won second place in a Microsoft Office context in Texas.
Preah Vihear temple, which sits on a high cliff near the Thai border, has been the center of confrontation between Cambodia and Thailand for years.
For many students, the government crackdown on cheating has provided an incentive to study harder.
Politikoffee has hosted students from Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge universities as well as monks, women’s activists, teachers, diplomats, and social analysts.
An estimated 60,000 children in Cambodia have speech problems.
Preah Vihear temple has been at the center of a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand for more than a century. Built from sandstone a thousand years ago, it was the center of faith and worship during the height of the Khmer Empire.
The education minister told VOA Khmer that the grade 12 national examination this year will be held on August 24-25, and will take place at 149 exam centers across the country.
Cambodia is a small country with big aspirations. By the end of 2015 it aims to become one of the world's major rice exporters - which means it will have to almost triple exports of milled rice in the next sixteen months.
Unicef and the Ministry of Health have prepared four spots to raise awareness in the care of newborns and young children with illnesses.
'Angkor’s Children' tells the stories of three young Cambodian women, who perform art from different generations in Cambodia’s history.
Strong political institutions are required for continued economic growth, but the capacity of Cambodia’s state institutions remains weak.
The campaign will focus on Phnom Penh, as well as the provinces of Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Kratie, Stung Treng, Mondolkiri, Ratanakkiri and Preah Vihear—which have the highest rates of child mortality.
Earlier this year a United Nations report found 10 percent of Cambodian children aged 7-14 are working – one of the highest rates in the region – and said one in four children in that age bracket are forced to quit school to help their families. VOA Khmer's Pin Sisovann narrates.
Chan Virak said an increasing number are using English or Chinese. Without a careful policy, there is a danger of “foreignization” of Cambodian values.
Their app, ImEX, creates an online market for farmers, where they can sell their products, pairing consumer demand with farmers supply.
VOA finds that despite long historical, political ties to Beijing, Chinese instruction lags behind English.