Saturday, 19 September 2020


News by Country: Cambodia

18 September 2020

Cambodia 

·      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)

·      Locking the factory doors (Globe, 10 August 2020)

·      Credit help ready by October or November (Khmer Times, 7 August 2020)

·      Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences Looms (Radio Free Asia, 5 August 2020)

·      Cambodia lowers cash deposit for COVID-19 service charges from foreign travelers to 2,000 USD (Xinhua Net, 4 August 2020)

·      Cambodia Footwear Association appeals to EU again to postpone EBA withdrawal, says 80,000 jobs at risk (Khmer Times, 2 August 2020)

·      Cambodia arrests prominent union leader for 'incitement' (AFP, 1 August 2020)

·      Desperation mounts as garment workers await resolution8 (Camboja News, 30 August 2020)

·      Gov’t grants two-month extension of IDPoor aid scheme (Khmer Times, 29 July 2020)

·      $2-million garment factory to open in Phnom Penh (Khmer Times, 27 July 2020)

·      Cambodia ban flights from Malaysia and Indonesia (The Star, 26 July 2020)

·      Government surveying garment workers ahead of wage talks (Camboja News, 23 July 2020)

·      Cambodia: Between COVID-19 and EBA Withdrawal (Euractiv, 22 July 2020)

·      Amid Covid-19, thousands of garment workers protest for pay (Cambodia Daily, 19 July 2020)

·      COVID-19 disguises underhand union busting (Eco Textile News, 16 July 2020)

·      South-East Asian countries are using the COVID-19 pandemic to silence their critics (ABC, 16 July 2020)

 

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