“We’re all inspired by books and by words, from poetry to screenwriting to songwriting, non-fiction and fiction,” Wayne McCallum, one of the organizers, told VOA Khmer. (Photo: Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
The documents come from reliable sources and publishers, including the government, research and academic institutions, and other national and international organizations.
The $4.3 billion budget, approved recently by Prime Minister Hun Sen, allocates $500 million for education.
Hun Sen’s comments come after Sam Rainsy criticized the administration and its issuance of graduation certificates that are often useless.
Susan Markham, USAID’s senior gender coordinator, spoke to VOA Khmer's Ten Soksreinith recently about the agency’s efforts to promote gender equality around the world.
“The Storm Makers” documentary illustrates how young women in rural Cambodia are lured into slavery.
The resource center has been in operation since 2005, offering research facilities free of charge.
Although education in Cambodia is slowly improving, the well-regarded education minister has been in the job just two years and has a mammoth task ahead.
The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative now has 2,558 members, with a number of them selected to go to regional workshops, as well as exchange to the US.
The Ministry of Education plans to release results from Phnom Penh and Kandal province on Saturday, and the remainder on Sunday.
The project Klahan9—from the Khmer word Klahan, meaning “brave”—is a multimedia initiative that aims to help youths make better decisions about their careers.
More youth are organizing public events aim to improve social development and to solve social issues.
In 2011, twenty-five-year-old Thorn Bun Thoeng started teaching English to local children in his native Preah Dak village.
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.
These days, quiet—and tourists—have returned to the temple. John Burgess, a former Washington Post reporter who has written a book about the temple and the conflicts over it, revisited the site recently to learn where things now stand.
In an interview at the temple with VOA Khmer, Burgess said both governments may find it difficult to create lasting peace near the temple, because it has emotional significance to both Thai and Cambodian groups. VOA Khmer Neou Vannarin reports from Preah Vihea.
For many students, the government crackdown on cheating has provided an incentive to study harder.
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