Cambodia

The Importance of Women’s Empowerment in the Community

Written by, H.E Samheng Boros  Women’s economic empowerment includes their ability to participate equally in existing markets, access to and control over productive resources, access to decent work, control over their own time, lives, and bodies, and increased voice, agency, and meaningful participation in economic decision-making at all levels, from the household to international institutions. It is …

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Cambodia’s #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC, small contribution to reduce the world’s plastic pollution crisis

#ONESTEPNOPLASTIC Phnom Penh is scheduled on 26th November 2022 . An exciting clean-up campaign with solidarity lunch with a performance by Phare, The Cambodian Circus – ល្ខោនសៀកកម្ពុជាហ្វារ and a music performance by Tos Yerng.  Plastic pollution has emerged as one of the most pressing environmental issues, as the world’s ability to deal with it is …

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Phare The Cambodian Circus sets a Guinness World Record for “Longest Circus Show.”

Written by Gabriel Tan Cambodia now has a new feather in its cap! The longest circus show was performed by Phare Ponleu Selpak and Phare The Cambodian Circus in Battambang, Cambodia.  Guinness World Records has recognised the 24 hr 10 min 30 sec circus by Phare Ponleu Selpak’s performers on March 7, 2021 as “Longest …

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Young Scholars worked on a project to earn the Cambodian New Generation Employability and Leadership Skill Award.

Sinoun was an alumni of the YSEALI Professional Fellows Program in 2018 of Civic Engagement among the youth from the Southeast Asia Countries. Sinoun and his team have been granted a project of YOUth Initiative Hub to deliver the employability skills and granted by the American Council for International Education and a group of young …

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Prime Minister Hun Sen praises the private sector’s role in the post-Covidien recovery.

In his opening remarks at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) 2022 in Phnom Penh on November 10, Prime Minister Hun Sen emphasized the private sector’s contribution to the region’s post-pandemic economic recovery and resumption of socioeconomic activity. According to the ASEAN +3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), the bloc achieved 3.1% economic growth in …

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Digital payments are propelling Cambodia towards a cashless economy.

Written by, Gabriel Tan Modern technological wonders abound in everyday life in Japan, from bullet trains to smart toilets. Compared to most other industrialized economies, it is interesting to note only one-third of all transactions in Japan last year were cashless. Even the epidemic, which caused widespread anxiety of handling money, didn’t tip the scales. …

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Cambodia is celebrating its 69th year of independence.

Every year on November 9, Cambodia celebrates its Independence Day. This holiday honors Cambodia’s independence from France on November 9, 1953. Cambodians celebrate this day in various parts of the country.  The main location for the ceremony’s official celebrations is the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. Every year on this day, a high-ranking …

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The Royal Ballet is celebrating its 19th year as a UNESCO intangible heritage.

Apsara Dance, the ancient royal dance known for its graceful hand gestures and stunning costumes, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list on November 7, 2003, in Istanbul, Turkey. While listing, UNESCO designated Cambodia’s Apsara Dance as a “Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.” This has not only increased the legendary status …

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