Tuesday, 20 October 2020


News by Country: Cambodia

18 October 2020

Cambodia 

·     Cambodian garment factory workers demand rights after coronavirus closures (ABC News, 16 October 2020)

·     Fashion brands accused of exploiting millions of workers at risk of layoffs amid Covid-19 (Straits Times, 16 October 2020)

·     Research Shows High Rates of Depression, Stress Among Cambodian Migrant Workers (VOA Cambodia, 12 October 2020)

·     Government extends IDPoor scheme (Khmer Times, 8 October 2020)

·     More than 34,000 Cambodian migrant workers already in Thailand get grace period (Khmer Times, 7 October 2020)

·     Despite low pay, garment workers settle for jobs in labor (Camboja News, 4 October 2020)

·     Cambodia urged to rethink scrapping of bonus pay for night workers (Reuters, 1 October 2020)

·     Germany Contributes $8.2 million to Cambodia’s Response to COVID-19 (Cambodianess, 1 October 2020) 

·     Garment workers say minimum wage increase isn’t enough (Khmer Times, 28 September 2020)

·     Constitution Day marked by praise and criticism (Camboja News, 24 September 2020)

·     Nearly 13,000 suspended workers to receive cash allowance payments (The Phnom Penh Post, 22 September 2020)

·     Labour law discussions ongoing despite boycott (Khmer Times, 22 September 2020)

·     Land to lose: coronavirus compounds debt crisis in Cambodia (Thomson Reuters, 21 September 2020) 

·     The effects of COVID-19 on farming (Khmer Times, 17 September 2020)

·     U.S. State Department Calls on Cambodia to Release Jailed Activists (Cambodianess, 16 September 2020)

·     Unions boycott discussion on Labor Law amendments (Camboja News, 15 September)

·     First Batch of Cambodian Workers Set to Return to Thailand Soon (VOD, 15 September 2020)

·     Cambodia garment worker wage bumped up US$ 2 (Just Style, 14 September 2020)

·     Cambodia Denies the UN Statement Saying Human-Rights and Environmental Activists Are Targeted (Cambodianess, 13 September 2020)

·     Government continues to battle COVID-19 with $78 million distributed so far (Khmer Times, 10 September 2020)

·     CMLV garment industry expected to be a coronavirus casualty (ASEAN Business, 9 September 2020)

·     Wages Fall Hard for Workers with Low Income, Education (VOD, 9 September 2020)

·     Factory workers seek help as ministry says owner did not file notice (Camboja News, 8 September 2020)

·     Unions propose $12.35 minimum wage increase (Khmer Times, 8 September 2020)

·     Authorities Declare Protest Groups Illegal as More Activists Arrested (VOD, 7 September 2020)

·     RMG export to US drops by 18.54pc in Jan-July (New Age, 6 September 2020)

·     Garment unions join global campaign to protect workers (Camboja News, 5 September 2020)

·     32 migrants returning from Thailand placed in quarantine (Khmer Times, 3 September 2020)

·     Tourism establishments in Cambodia gradually reopen as Covid-19 situation eases (Straits Times, 3 September 2020)

·     Pactics factory workers become latest to go on strike in Siem Reap (The Cambodia Daily, 2 September 2020)

·     Cambodian woman jailed for a year for Covid-19 mask swindle (The Cambodia Daily, 1 September 2020)

·     Youth Activist Group Plans 8-Day Protest After Two Members Jailed (VOD, 31 August 2020)

·     Stop union busting in your supply chain in Cambodia (IndustriALL, 28 August 2020)

·     Cambodian migrant workers in South Korea given alternate job opportunities (Khmer Times, 26 August 2020)

·     Rong Chhun Supporters Stopped From Delivering Petition to Japan Embassy (VOD, 24 August 2020)

·     Ministry to allow for more foreign workers (The Phnom Penh Post, 24 August 2020)

·     Ministry fires back against CSO plea to free protesters (The Phnom Penh Post, 24 August 2020

·     Cambodia’s property boom continues despite pandemic (SCMP, 20 August 2020)

·     Mr Hun Sen urges MFIs to sympathise with debtors’ difficulties (Khmer Times, 18 August 2020)

·     EBA status officially changed (Khmer Times, 13 August 2020)

·     Garment workers demand unpaid wages (Khmer Times, 12 August 2020)

·     Global Brands Say Future Orders at Risk Given Cambodia’s Increasing Coal Power (VOA, 12 August 2020)

·     Seven arrested over protest seeking unionist’s release (Khmer Times, 10 August 2020)

·     Union calls for better policies for workers (Khmer Times, 10 August 2020)

 

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