Thanks to a deal between Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce and Korean-owned Mobile C&C (Cambodia), people can get ASEAN information instantly on their mobile phones.
Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh, who also serves as Cambodian Economic Minister for ASEAN, along with H.E. Pich Rithi, the Director General of Domestic Affairs in Cambodia, signed an MOU with Hwangbo Young Cheoul, CEO of Mobile C&C to develop the new technology.
The idea is to provide information on ASEAN with the goal to work in line with the Royal Government of Cambodia to lift Cambodia’s reputation during Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2012, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan commended Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh in a letter November 13th, 2012, “to commend Cambodia for the effort and initiative in launching the OneASEAN Mobile Application to promote ASEAN Community awareness, ASEAN’s activities and achievements”.
Secretary General Pitsuwan the mobile application would help disseminate information about ASEAN to participants and stakeholders during the up-coming 21st ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
Mobile C&C (Cambodia) is a Cambodian company, funded by Korean investors with the aim of developing Cambodian mobile information technology (Mobile IT) to parallel with other ASEAN countries.
OneASEAN Application is the first such product jointly developed by Cambodian youth developers and Korean experts. Smart Phones using Apple iOS and Android operating systems can download OneASEAN App free-of-charge by typing in “oneASEAN”.