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News by Country: Cambodia

17 February 2021

Cambodia 

·      Cambodian informal economy workers’ struggle worsens (Khmer Times, 5 February 2021)

·      Cambodian Migrant Workers Caught Between Thai COVID-19 Outbreak and Joblessness at Home (VOA, 2 February 2021)

·      Cambodian economy projected to rebound by 4% this year (The Star, 28 January 2021)

·      Garment Exports Dropped 9 Percent Last Year (VOD, 27 January 2021)

·      Labor Rights Group Warns of More Workers’ Strikes If Factory Owners Fail to Address Indemnity Pays (Cambodianess, 24 January 2021)

·      Garment workers block Phnom Penh road and call for bonuses (Camboja News, 21 January 2021)

·      A $7.8 million garment factory project approved by CDC (Khmer Times, 19 January 2021)

·      Cambodia’s migrant workers COVID-19 cluster numbers rise to 33 with six new cases, tally now 398 (Khmer Times, 13 January 2021)

·      Returning migrant workers desperate for jobs (Khmer Times, 12 January 2021)

·      112 garment factories open in 2020 (The Phnom Penh Post, 11 January 2021)

·      221 new factories opened, 100 shut in 2020 (Khmer Times, 7 January 2021)

·      Cambodia subsidises garment, textile and tourism sectors (HRM Asia, 5 January 2021)

·      More than 3,000 migrant workers return home from Thailand (Khmer Times, 4 January 2021)

·      Labour ministry says will extend subsidies for suspended workers (Phnom Penh Post, 30 December 2020)

·      No relief for laid-off workers as auction of seized factory equipment delayed (Camboja News, 30 December 2020)

·      ‘Left behind’ in COVID-19 pandemic, informal workers sing for assistance (Camboja News, 27 December 2020)

·      Gov’t extends financial support programmes for next three months (Khmer Times, 25 December 2020)

·      Court Announces Asset Auction at Factory Embroiled in Yearlong Dispute (VOD, 16 December 2020)

·      Kingdom’s garment-related exports down 9 percent January to October (Khmer Times, 16 December 2020)

·      Amnesty for illegal workers in Malaysia (Khmer Times, 10 December 2020)

·      Informal Sector Workers Plead For Relief as New Coronavirus Outbreak Batters Cambodia (RFA, 7 December 2020)

·      Strict new C-19 safety rules to protect factory workers (Khmer Times, 4 December 2020)

·      Government balancing COVID-19 restrictions with lagging economic activity (Camboja News. 3 December 2020)

·      Garment workers fear heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 2 December 2020)

·      Cambodian workers still Korea bound (The Phnom Penh Post, 26 November 2020)

·      Rong Chhun heads to trial as Supreme Court denies bail application (Camboja News, 25 November 2020)

·      Over 110 garment factories close (The Phnom Penh Post, 22 November 2020)

·      Challenges faced by workers and their unions in Cambodia amid COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 20 November 2020)

·      Cambodia’s COVID-19 Recovery Must Include Microfinance Reform (Fair Observer, 19 November 2020)

·      Sex workers go online amid pandemic (Khmer Times, 19 November 2020)

·      Businesses struggling to cope post-floods (Khmer Times, 18 November 2020)

·      Cambodia Convicts Journalist for Criticizing Hun Sen (VOA, 16 November 2020)

·      Directive on work conditions issued (Khmer Times, 12 November 2020)

·      Hundreds of Cambodian Migrants Protest Over Thai Factory Practices (VOD, 12 November 2020)

·      During Bail Appeal, Unionist Rong Chhun Shut Down for Raising Politics (VOD, 11 November 2020)

·      Cambodia and Thailand agree on migrant worker MoU (Khmer Times, 9 November 2020)

·      International buyers urged to order from Kingdom (The Phnom Penh Post, 5 November 2020)

·      Governor Asks for More Time for Courts to Resolve 11-Month Workers’ Dispute (VOD, 4 November 2020)

·      Migrants can extend Thailand travel docs (The Phnom Penh Post, 3 November 2020)

·      Informal workers get help to receive health benefits (Khmer Times, 3 November 2020)

·      Garment Workers Still Camping Outside Factory 6 Months After Closure (VOD, 28 October 2020)

·      Activist Who Was Carried Away From Embassy Protest Arrested 4 Days Later (VOD, 28 October 2020)

·      PM: Covid-19 has led to loss of 300,000 jobs in Cambodia (The Star, 27 October 2020)

·      Cambodian protests rumble on over missed payments (Eco Textile, 22 October 2020)

 

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