Raising Frogs in Rice Fields Generates More Incomes and Crops for Farmers
Cambodia has managed to improve its economy, but its education, women’s empowerment, child and mother health, and environmental sustainability are all lagging behind.
Dy Khamboly is the senior researcher at the center and the co-author of the book. He said the book aims to be the starting point for former Khmer Rouge cadres and their victims to better understand one another.
Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre near Siem Reap is home to the largest butterfly centre in Southeast Asia. As well as showcasing the country's abundance of butterfly species, the centre also trains poor local farmers to make extra money by raising butterflies.
Health experts in Cambodia were alarmed when a cluster of villagers living near the country's second largest city, Battambang, tested positive for HIV in December.
Cambodia's final exam results for 2014 were disastrous, with more than half of the 90,000 students failing. The reason? The authorities stamped out cheating - the first of a series of reforms designed to fix the the impoverished country's broken education sector.
The Asian Development Bank is providing Cambodia $90 million over five years to improve the quality of education.
Cambodia’s final exam results for 2014 were disastrous, with more than half of the 90,000 students failing. The reason? The authorities stamped out cheating - the first of a series of reforms designed to fix the impoverished country’s broken education sector. Robert Carmichael reports for VOA from P
US Ambassador William Todd created the Ambassador’s Youth Council in Cambodia in 2012, one of 80 such groups of youth around the world.
Erin Moriarty Harrelson, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at American University, is one of the five researchers who received a Fullbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship this year. She is now in Cambodia, working to document the lives of deaf people in rural areas.
Many young Cambodians say they fear the impending competition from an EU-like economic integration that would free up goods and services between the 10 Asean nations.
All 10 Asean countries are set to form and EU-style community, allowing the free movement of goods and services between them at the end of 2015.
Many younger Cambodians do not know what happened during the Khmer Rouge.
The Documentation Center of Cambodia, a key research facility for the atrocity crimes of the Khmer Rouge, plans to start building a genocide institute that will be the first of its kind in Asia.
Computer skills remain quite low for most Cambodians, and IT classes
are mainly taught at universities, rather than in lower grades.
English-Japanese center started by street vender, brother aids impoverished students.
Conservation International works in more than 30 countries around the world to help protect and preserve our planet. In Cambodia, the group is working with local communities to protect several endangered species, including something called a "hairy-nosed otter." The otter was once thought to be exti
In Cambodia, Conservation International is working with local communities to protect several endangered species, including a rare species of turtle.VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey recently interviewed an official from the agency, Peter Stonier to discuss conservation in Cambodia.
Var Sam Ath, deputy director of the Khmer Writers Association, told “Hello VOA” on Monday that online habits could strengthen literary interests.
Conservation International has given people new methods for fishing—and saving money.
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