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Sisters of Code, Cambodia’s first female coding club, receives two international awards

Sisters of Code, a non-profit educational program in Cambodia, has received prestigious international awards in the field of skills development, becoming the first Cambodian program to receive such important international recognition and attention.
Sisters of Code won the EQUALS in TECH Award 2020, international competition to support the integration of girls and women in the … More

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STYLE, the winner of SmartStart Cycle 3, is headed to Singapore

STYLE, a platform assisting its users with renting clothes for special occasions, won a tech trip to Singapore at a SmartStart Young Innovator Program Cycle 3 Grand Final Pitch, after showcasing the team’s efforts of the past six months and presenting an elaborate business plan.
The winning team was awarded a fully-funded tech trip … More

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The National Bank of Cambodia will be launching a new digital currency called Bakong this year

Bakong is being developed as a blockchain-based, peer-to-peer platform that will have its own specially designed cryptocurrency. Unlike most blockchain-driven cryptocurrencies, Bakong is a closed system that is backed by banking authorities.
A software wallet is linked to the user’s bank account, which allows them to interact easily with hard currency. The system will support … More

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NOMINATE INSPIRING WOMEN FOR TECHNOLOGY AWARDS OF 2020

Do you know women who are contributing to the development of Cambodia’s digital economy? Or women that show strong commitment to finding technology solutions to development issues that will benefit Cambodia?
Nominate them for the Outstanding Women in Technology Awards 2020!
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) announced that it has opened a call … More

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Grab aims to bolster human trafficking reporting in Cambodia

Southeast Asia ride-hailing giant Grab today announced the launch of its first anti human trafficking program under ‘Grab for Good’ initiative in Cambodia, with the support of Interior Ministry’s National Committee for Counter Trafficking and NGOs partners Liberty Shared and Child Helpline Cambodia.
Around 10,000 Grab driver partners will be equipped with knowledge how to … More

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