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News by Country: Cambodia

20 November 2020

Cambodia 

·      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)

·      Floodwaters Disrupt Production at Factories, Affecting 16,000 Workers (VOD, 21 October 2020)

·      Cambodian Embassy Repatriated 27 Cambodian Factory Workers from Jordan (Cambodianess, 19 October 2020)

·      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)

 

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