Students work on creating a website during a class at the Liger Learning Center, a school in Phnom Penh that emphasizes courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. (Dene-Hern Chen for VOA News)
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.
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 temple is situated in the Dangrek Mountains, atop a 500-foot cliff.
VOA Khmer’s Emma Cramer sits down with author and former Washington Post correspondent, John Burgess, to talk about his new book entitled “Temple in the Clouds: Faith and Conflict at Preah Vihear” – and has this interview.
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.
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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.