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ICT Training Project Begins

Yesterday, on March 18th, 2015 STT conducted their first training session as part of the ICT Community Training Project. Ten community activists arrived at the STT computer lab in order to receive training on basic…

New Year, Same Issues

Nick Jones (February 5th, 2015) Last month, Surya Subedi ended his six-year mandate as the United Nations special rapporteur for human rights in Cambodia. During his final news conference, he stressed that Prime Minister Hun…

ICT: Catalyst for Inclusive Development

What is ICT? ]Digital technology has become a key factor to reducing global poverty—mainly because it gives the poor access to vital information, such as weather forecasts and market pricing. This is the main message…

Roadblock during 2014 Water Festival

After fatalities on the Koch Pich Bridge during the Water Festival celebration in 2010, the Water Festival was cancelled for three years. This year, Phnom Penh will host its first Water Festival since that tragic…

OCIC: The Quiet Giant

In the Chroy Changva district, the Overseas Cambodian Investment Corporation (OCIC) has been pumping sand from the Tonle Sap onto the nearby wetlands after receiving a 99-year lease from the government. The $3-billion real estate…

City Bus Lines and Stops

Due to increase of cars and motorcycles (about 300,000 cars and 1,000,000 motorcycles in Phnom Penh today), City Hall has launched three bus lines. The bus is a more sustainable form of transport for the…

Flooding in Phnom Penh City

Flooding is a common occurrence during the rainy season in Cambodia—Phnom Penh City is no different. But why is a major city with so much urban infrastructure still flood? Phnom Penh is seeing rapid population…