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Harvard Graduate Student Optimistic on Cambodia’s Healthcare System

Harvard Graduate Student Optimistic on Cambodia’s Healthcare System

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08 April 2014
VOA Khmer’s Im Sothearith recently had an interview by Skype with Ly Seav Huong, a doctoral student in biomedical science at Harvard University about the importance of biomedical science and her views on Cambodian healthcare. More

Video Google Launches Digital Tour of Angkor Wat

Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.

Unskilled Workers Have Little To Gain in Asean Integration

The 2015 Asean integration will allow skilled workers in member countries to work legally in other member states.

Safe Water Lowers Absenteeism

The study was done at eight schools in Cambodia where the attendance records of more than 3,500 students were checked.

Photogallery Scientists Hear Earliest Echoes of Big Bang

Scientists say they have discovered evidence of the “dynamite” that blew up the Big Bang.

Video VOA Khmer SAPADA 13 March 2014 «វ៉ាស៊ីនតោន​សប្តាហ៍នេះ»

កម្មវិធីក្នុងសប្តាហ៍នេះមាន​ព័ត៌មាន​អំពី ពលរដ្ឋ​ខ្មែរ​អាមេរិកកាំង​ខ្លះ បន្ថយ​ភាពភ័យ​រន្ធត់​ដែល​ពួកគេ​បាន​ទទួល​នៅ​ក្នុង​របប​ខ្មែរ​ក្រហម តាម​រយៈ​ការមើល​ភាពយន្ត​រឿង​«កង្វះ​រូបភាព»។ ការបង្រៀន​គ្រាម​ភាសា​អង់គ្លេស​បែប​អាមេរិកាំង គឺ​ឃ្លា​ «see eye to eye» និង​បញ្ចប់​ដោយ​ឈុត​ខ្លះនៃ​​រឿង​ «Need for Speed»៕

Video For Cambodian Kids, a Tinseltown Legacy

For former Hollywood executive, it was the image of sick children atop mountains of trash that changed his life forever.

US University Prepares for Forum on Cambodian ‘Crossroads’

Topics for discussion at the three-day conference include Cambodia’s current political climate, the Khmer Rouge tribunal, and the country’s art, media and culture.

Former Hollywood Executive Builds Legacy for Cambodian Children

Neeson oversaw major films like “Titanic” and “Braveheart,” but that was not the only legacy he wanted to leave behind.

Video Former Hollywood Executive Wants to Leave a Legacy for Cambodian Children

For the past decade, a former Hollywood film CEO founded Cambodian Children's Fund has made a difference to the lives of thousands of Cambodia's disadvantaged children and their families.

Study Finds Deficient Textbooks as Major Education Impediment

The newest study also concludes that Cambodia will need to increase its spending on text books, up to $7 million per year, to rectify the shortages.

Youth Gather To Discuss Access to Politics

About 100 youth came together for a conference in Phnom Penh to discuss how they might have better access to the political process.

Video Sign Language Frees Cambodian Deaf From “Prison”

With no language, little understanding and hardly any external help, being deaf in Cambodia is like being locked in a prison.

USAID Announces ‘Life Skills’ Curriculum for Cambodian Schools

The life skills manuals cover 30 different subjects, from society and the environment, to small business, personal finance and the arts.

‘New Voices’: Poor Education Hurts Economic Growth

Veth Sokly, who is at the university on a Fulbright scholarship, told “New Voices” that a quality education can bring about sustainable, inclusive growth.

Education Lagging in Science, Technology, Experts Say

Only about 27 percent of Cambodian students in higher education are pursuing these sciences, while the rest pursue degrees in social science, according to research by the Cambodian Development Research Institute.

Video American Volunteerism an Inspiration for Cambodia

Unlike in the United States, volunteerism in Cambodia is still in its infancy. Thomas Srun, a Cambodian-American optometrist who has volunteered in the States and abroad since high school, says society-wide volunteering does not have to be exclusive to rich countries.

Cambodian School Educates New Generation of Social Workers

Royal University of Phnom Penh is offering country's first university-level degree program for social workers

‘Hungry’ Teachers Need Better Pay, Educator Says

Cambodia’s teachers earn about $100 per month, leading many to resort to low-level bribe-taking to make ends meet.

Video Girls of Poor Families In Cambodia Lack Access to Education

On International Day of the Girl Child, VOA Khmer reporter Say Mony looks at limited access for Cambodian girls whose families live in poor floating villages on the Tonle Sap Lake to education. Girls of Prek Toal primary school in Battambang province said they don't expect to finish high school because they must help their parents to earn a living.

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Ancient Sculptures From Myanmar on Display in New Yorki
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10 April 2014
For the first time ever, ancient sculptures from Myanmar are on diplay outside of the once-repressed country. The art is part of an exhibition called "Lost Kingdoms" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Reuters)