Education

Speech Therapists Struggle To Meet the Needs of Many

OIC website at http://oiccambodia.org/

30 July 2015
An estimated 60,000 children in Cambodia have speech problems. More

Video Burgess Documents Cambodian-Thai Conflict at Preah Vihear in Newest Book

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.

Students Knuckle Down to Prepare for Cheating-Free Exam

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.

Video Pilot Project Using Software to Boost Rice Production Is Underway in Cambodia

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.

Video Unicef and the Cambodian Ministry of Health Ad #1

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' Director Stresses the Arts in Recovering Cambodia

'Angkor’s Children' tells the stories of three young Cambodian women, who perform art from different generations in Cambodia’s history.

Weak Institutions Hurting Cambodia’s Growth, Analyst Says

Strong political institutions are required for continued economic growth, but the capacity of Cambodia’s state institutions remains weak.

Photogallery Campaign Begins for Improved Child Health

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.

Video Cambodia Struggling to Curb Child Labor

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.

Language Expert Warns Against "Foreignization" Under Globalization

Chan Virak said an increasing number are using English or Chinese. Without a careful policy, there is a danger of “foreignization” of Cambodian values.

'Geek’ Girls Prove Tech Is Not Just for Boys

Their app, ImEX, creates an online market for farmers, where they can sell their products, pairing consumer demand with farmers supply.

In Cambodia, English Classes More Popular Than Chinese

VOA finds that despite long historical, political ties to Beijing, Chinese instruction lags behind English.

Across Asean, Women Need More Development, Advocate Says

Asean integration will bring much more competition in trade, investment, goods and services, as well as jobs across the region.

Mini-Documentaries Warn of Dangers of Human Trafficking

The two films were produced by USAID’s office to combat human trafficking and are being shown at the Bophana Center in the capital.

Semifinalists Chosen in Global Entrepreneur Competition

Global Innovation Through Science and Technology has so far engaged some 2.8 million entrepreneurs worldwide, and the program has helped shape 4,500 startups, with $800 million in revenue.

Conference Offers Grad Students a Chance To Present Their Work

The conference aims to help Cambodian students prepare for Asean integration at the end of this year.

Rights Leader Encourages Youth To Engage in Political and Social Issues

In the forum, young Cambodians asked about political rights, lawmaking, law enforcement and advocacy.

Education Key to Gender Equality, Experts Say

Education for young girls is not a priority for many Cambodian families, decreasing the odds for gender equality in the future.

Understanding Khmer Rouge History ‘Critical,’ Author Says

The study of Khmer Rouge history is a politically sensitive topic in Cambodia, because some government officials have roots in the regime.

For Southeast Asia Youths, a US Leadership Program

Young students from Southeast Asian countries travel to the United States and engage in discussion on environmental sustainability, education and leadership, as part of the Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program.

40th Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Takeover

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Cambodia Senate Passed NGO Law Despite Protests And Boycotti
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24 July 2015
Hundreds of people demonstrated outside Cambodia’s Senate on Friday morning as senators inside debated a controversial new law designed to regulate the non-profit sector. The Law on Associations and NGOs, or LANGO, has been widely criticized by non-profits and many of Cambodia’s development partners, not least because it gives the government carte blanche to close down any organization. VOA Khmer Hul Reaksmey reports from Phnom Penh.

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03 November 2014
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