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Phnom Penh 10 Oct 2013: Four new applications are now available for free at the Google Play Store. These applications allow typing and reading Khmer, sending and receiving SMS in Khmer, consulting the Choun Nath dictionary and reading news in Khmer through RSS feed. They have been developed by the Cambodian NGO Open Institute with support from USAID as part of the SPICE program. These applications can also be used together with the Firefox browser for Android, which can also support Khmer, when the add-on for Khmer is downloaded and installed.   All these applications work on all Android syste...
Youth empowerment through the use of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) is very important. ICT is a tool where youth can access information to upgrade their knowledge and skills that will enable them to fully participate in development. To promote youth participation, a Mini Barcamp was organized at Angkor Khemara University (AKU) located in Kampot Province on 20 September 2013. The main topic of the Mini Barcamp is "Youth Using Information Communication Technology". The purpose of this Mini Barcamp is to build capacity of youth to get knowledge on Information Communication Technol...
Cham Keyboard is created in order to make possibility to encourage Cham language and fonts using to be remaining. Cham Language and Fonts are less and less in uses among Cham community and relevant community. By this keyboard, our team has a strong hope that the use of Cham Language and Fonts would be well used as optional to their national language and fonts from the state that they are living. This keyboard was developed Under the USAID funded SPICE program to support every version of android smart phone. This means that typing in Cham language have never been a barrier for those who loved...
23 Sep 2013 Phnom Penh: The Mini- BarcampKampot took place on Friday 20th September, 2013 (a full day) at University of Angkor Khemara, Kampot province within the topic on "The Youth Using Information Communication Technology for social communication ". The main purpose of the event is to build capacity of youth to have knowledge on ICT and is able to use it for social communication. The SPICE program supports the "Promoting Youth Engagement in Development through the use of ICT" of the Open Institute to conduct a Mini-Barcamp in Kampot province. The event will be co-organized by the Khmer You...
  It has been hard enough to struggle with the default SMS application which supports some languages but not included Khmer. Sar Khmer SMS is the one among the best application which permits you to communicate using our Khmer language, it has come along with Khmer Interface that is easy to use; asides, it should be taken into consideration because of it's own feature of setting the preference, managing the message, and encrypting each message though the communication channel. It support almost all version of android from 2.1(Eclair) to the latest version. Although, it was not coming through th...
  Khmer Choun Nath Dictionary (Unicode) 1.1 allows you to search and find Khmer words' definitions using any Khmer Unicode keyboard. It works in Android version from 2.1 to the latest version.   The definition has zoom-able feature which allow you to zoom in or zoom out and another feature is Hyperlink in definition which allows you to display other definitions from the definition that you are in. These feature supports in almost all Android versions except Android 2.1 and 3.0.   Moreover, If you haven't installed any Khmer Unicode Keyboard in your phone then the application will alert and sug...
Phnom Penh: ICT4Development Cambodia Network conducted its first national ICT workshop on "Information and Communication Technology for Development" which took place on Thursday, 29 August, 2013 at Sunway Hotel, Phnom Penh. The purpose of the workshop was to create a platform to promote discussion and raise awareness about ICT for development in Cambodia, what and how ICT can be used to assist development projects, in particular at community level and to share experiences of SPIDER supported projects in relation to ICT4 Development in Cambodia.   It brought together 138 people including 51 fem...
A forum on "Media and Social Media participation in Ending Gender Based Violence" was organized in Phnom Penh on Thursday 30th May, 2013 by Open Institute incollaboration with Ministry of Women's Affairs, the National League of Communes/Sangkats, and other eight NGOs. It was precided over by H.E.M. Sy Define, Secretary of State of Ministry of Women's Affairs.   To open this forum, Ms. Chim Manavy, Executive Director of the Open Institute, began by welcoming everyone and announcing the purpose of this forum.She stated that this forum aims to provide an opportunity for discussions about using me...
We would like to announce that Open Institute has moved its office from area Toul Svay Prey I to area Boeng Keng Kang I. The new address is No. 08, Street 352 Sangkart Boeng Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh. We would like to take opportunity to express our appreciation for your assistance and look forward to your continuous support and communication.   Please find the map 
Distinguish guests in the seminar on "The Use of Information Communication and Technology for Development (ICT4D)” Phnom Penh: On June 29, 2013 at Sunway Hotel the National League of Communes/Sangkats in the collaboration with Khmer Youth and Social Development, Cambodia Center for Independent Media, People Health Development and Open Institute to held a seminar about "The Use of Information Communication and Technology for development (ICT4)". These organizations hoped to provide a platform for dialogue on development and democracy through this seminar in order to show the results of two prio...

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