The Better Asia

A group of students has transformed Khmer literature into a digital art platform.

Pisey Roeum interviewed a group of students that turned Khmer literature into a digital art platform. Read about the project as they describe it. We are a group of graphic design (Professional Design) students from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology.   As part of our final project, we are supposed to select one topic for …

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Economic development necessitates social protection which includes Social Security and Social Assistance. 

Written by H.E Samheng Boros The Royal Government of Cambodia’s primary priorities are to uphold peace, political stability, and national security. These are very important prerequisites to achieving the economic development that would allow Cambodia to rise once again and establish itself as a developed country.  Since the beginning of the economic recovery, the Royal Government …

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Sneha Centre: Providing mental health and psychosocial support in Cambodia

The majority of the time, when people hear the word “healthy,” they immediately think of physical attributes like low cholesterol, strong cardiac health, and the absence of disease. Unfortunately, millions of people experience mental health issues that can be just as crippling as some of the worst physical illnesses. Due to the professional treatment provided …

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Dyna Chhem: One empowered young girl is changing the world around her.

My name is Dyna Chhem. I am 17 years old and I am from the Liger Leadership Academy, a place that believes that “one empowered individual is capable of changing the world around them.”  At Liger Leadership Academy Foundation , I have ample opportunities to use my critical thinking, observation skills, and compassion to change …

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The longest festival in Cambodia is celebrated for 15 days.

Do you know that the biggest festival in Cambodia takes place over a 15-day period? The longest celebration in Cambodia, Pchum Ben, lasts for 15 days and is followed by three days of vacation. In Cambodia, it has historically been a tradition to honor departed family members with special Khmer sticky rice cakes, meals, and …

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On September 17, the #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC campaign will take place in Kratie. 

WHAT IS  #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC CAMPAIGN AND WHY DO WE FOCUS ON IT? Plastic disturbs our endocrine system, never biodegrades, and is believed to be the root cause of many diseases, including cancer and infertility. The #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC campaign aims to spread knowledge and solutions. Your participation and innovative contributions are what keep the campaign going.  Organisers encourage …

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My dream was inspired by the Enterprise Solution Finder Journey 

Do you know that I have spent my internship journey in four months with an amazing program and have had the best experience ever? The Enterprise Solution Finder Cohort 2 program, which has been evolved by Enterprise Vision and supported by Khmer Enterprise, aims to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset and grow the tourism and hospitality …

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Pottery making: Cambodia’s oldest and most living craft tradition.

The reuse is emerging as a viable alternative to our inefficient industrial model, in which raw materials are exploited to produce goods that appease today’s excessive commercialism hunger before being destroyed.  Simple actions like repairing, recycling, refurbishing, and reusing are at the heart of a circular economy.  The goal of all these tactics is to …

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Plastic Free Cambodia: Transitioning towards a plastic free South East Asia.

Humans use millions of tons of plastic annually for just a single use before discarding it; a large portion of this plastic ends up in our oceans. Together, we can change this habit and come up with other ways to decrease our dependence on plastic. There are numerous organizations that provide simple ways to take …

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Sharing Joy Brings More Joy!

According to research, constant exposure to negative news might negatively affect our mental health even in peaceful times. People are constantly bombarded with disturbing headlines while coping with a completely unknown health and humanitarian crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. Given how frequently people today are exposed to news on radio, television, and social media, people …

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