A Security guard stands at a bus stop as Phnom Penh begins its trial for public bus service, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Phnom Penh launched the one-month pilot program with 10 air-conditioned buses traveling a single route with 36 stops through the city center. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Mann Sophal says hydroponic farming is easier than traditional farming, but it does require some know-how about the equipment and the water.
Wildlife conservation officials say the practice of serving wild meat in Cambodia is endangering many of its animals, along with other forms of trafficking.
The draft law, on which work started two years ago, has assumed increasing relevance since July's general election.
In interviews with VOA Khmer, media experts said more funding of that sector could help prevent such errors in the future.
The law will affect many of Cambodia’s younger generation, who go online often and use social media as a major means of communication.
A panel will focus on real-time tracking of aircraft, rather than streaming of flight performance data for aircraft systems.
The draft law, which was leaked to the public recently, imposes major fines and jail time for vague offenses and has many online users concerned.
Online, Internet users complained of the draft this week, saying it could censor their comments and information sharing, especially on Facebook, which has become widely popular in recent years.
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.
Street View users can now visit 100 temples and sculptures around Angkor Wat, via a 360-degree perspective.
Fake goods and pirated media cost companies billions of dollars each year, and are especially prevalent in Cambodia.
FossAsia, a conference on open source and free software, will be held in the capital Feb. 28 to March 2—a free event open to students, developers and entrepreneurs.
Vietnam is the largest online games market by value in South-East Asia, with revenue of over $250 million in 2013.
The Oddary Meanchey project was the first to be implemented, and seeks to safeguard 13 different communities across 64,000 hectares of forest.
Speaking via Skype with VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey, the 21-year-old said she was discovered by a producer at the Women’s Media Center.
Ngeth Moses, ICT coordinator for the Community Legal Education Center, told “Hello VOA” Monday that new tools are making it easier for so-called citizen journalists to emerge.
The new floor for prices is $4.50 per minute for calls made within the same network, and $5.95 per minute for calls across different networks.
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.
The donation underscores Cambodia’s ongoing military relationship with China, which has emerged as a top donor to the country.
In a very short period of time, over 20,000 people from over 65 countries approached virtual 10-year-old.
The Freedom House report comes at a time when experts and rights workers in Cambodia say civil society as a whole is also under duress from government officials.
Local version of Bribespot allows anyone with access to smartphone or computer to pinpoint where, to whom, how much they paid a bribe.
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy last week claimed he has become the most popular Cambodian politician on Facebook leading into the July elections.
Divon Lan, product manager of Google’s Next Wave Emerging Markets program, recently spoke to VOA Khmer about what the new service means for the average Cambodian.
Applications for mobile phones and mobile devices—from games to maps navigation—are becoming increasingly popular in Cambodia. Bun Tharum, a technology reporter and VOA Khmer contributor, says that in Cambodia, applications like Angry Birds, Google Maps, and Facebook are popular—but developers are also building local apps. VOA Khmer’s Soeung Sophat reports for “Digital Voices.”
Cambodia is in the beginning stages of citizen journalism, US Embassy spokesman Sean McIntosh said.
The air balloon had reached an altitude of 300 meters when a strong wind pushed it down and into a palm tree.
Total revenue for Internet use is now worth about $1.4 million, according to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.
Social media has the power to help Cambodia correct some of its social ills, including corruption and the abuse of power, a youth activist says.
This is the fifth such scheme to be broken up in Cambodia in recent years, with cooperation from Chinese authorities, who are having to track extortion operations outside the country after a crackdown within it.
With the increased used of social media, consumers in this new generation can access media anywhere, any time, through laptops and smartphones.
Some 200 bloggers and technology experts from 15 countries hotly debated the issue at a five-day conference, called BlogFest, in Siem Reap earlier this month.
The iPhone 5 has been on sale in Cambodia since Sept. 22, a day after Apple’s public sales began in other countries.
The students, many from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia, say smartphone-controlled robots and electronics are operated via Bluetooth technology.
With lots of sunshine and an underdeveloped electrical grid, Cambodia is well suited to solar power.
But overcoming challenges like poverty and a lack of solar knowledge are major challenges.
The power of the sun could be the key to provide energy in rural areas of Cambodia.
Social enterprise Kamworks brings solar energy to the population cut off from the national grid. (AP Cambodia)
More than 20,000 health officials and activists from around the world are meeting in Washington for an international HIV and AIDS conference, including Cambodian officials who want to share their experience fighting the disease. Mean Chhivun, chairman of Cambodia’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, said Cambodia still needs to provide better access to treatment and prevention services, while people need to advise their sexual partners of their activities and encourage blood tests. “These are the two main points,” he told VOA Khmer. “We have to do more.” (Men Kimseng, Washington)
The God particle is just a fancy name for a sub-atomic particle called the Higgs Boson.
Online businesses have grown fast in countries with developed Internet infrastructure. But despite an undeveloped Net infrastructure, Cambodia's fast online growth in recent years promises new business.