Welcome to LIFT issue 41

Welcome to LIFT issue 41

You can’t be succesful on your own. This piece of advice came from one of the experts we talked to for this issue, and it does well to summarise this weeks theme of networking.

Your motivation to meet people on the ground, online or over mobile phones while you are still at university, or early in your proffesional life, will be one of the things that determines how quickly you advance your career. Skills and practical knowledge are obviously important, but the value of knowing people is often overlooked, so we found out how you can truly take advantage of your connections (page 4).

One of the best ways to stay connected is through your cell phone, but mobiles haven’t only revolutionised communication in the Kingdom, they are at the centre of innovations that are making life better for Cambodians (page 6).

Don’t miss our youth of the week; she’s a girl who isn’t scared to get dirty (10). And everyone’s talking about college campuses (14).

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    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • Ministry’s plan for net sparks fears

    The government has ordered all domestic and international internet traffic in the Kingdom to pass through a Data Management Centre (DMC) that has been newly created by the state-owned Telecom Cambodia, in a move some have claimed is an attempt to censor government critics. Spokesman

  • China-Cambodia tourism forum held

    The Cambodian tourism sector must be prepared to welcome a growing number of Chinese tourists, as they lead the globe in the number of outbound travellers and were responsible for the most visitors to the Kingdom last year, the country’s tourism minister said on