Tuesday, 14 July 2020


News by Country: Cambodia

Monday, 13 July 20

Cambodia 

·      Stranded migrant workers waiting on ticket home from Jordan (Camboja News, 8 July 2020)

·      Workers go to PM’s house to ask for his help (Khmer Times, 8 July 2020)

·      The impact of Coronavirus on Cambodia (Khmer Times, 6 July 2020)

·      Cambodian Bank Demands ‘Action’ Against NGOs Who Say Workers Need Debt Relief (The Cambodia Daily, 3 July 2020)

·      400 factories in Cambodia suspend operations, affecting over 150,000 workers due to COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 2 July 2020)

·      Report shows effect of debt burden on garment workers (The Cambodia Daily, 1 July 2020)

·      Seeking redress: More than 50 workers protest over unpaid dues at ministry (Khmer Times, 30 June 2020)

·      Worked to Debt: Over-Indebtedness in Cambodia's Garment Sector (Lichado, 30 June 2020)

·      Cambodia’s Food Crisis in A Pandemic (The ASEAN Post, 30 June 2020)

·      Unions appeal for minimum wage talks to proceed as scheduled (Camboja News, 25 June 2020)

·      Garment Manufacturers Want to Delay 2021 Minimum Wage Negotiations Due to COVID-19 (VOA, 25 June 2020)

·      Ministry looks to resolve widespread labour protests (Khmer Times, 25 June 2020)

·      Zara and Primark factory workers say they were fired after forming union (The Guardian, 24 June 2020)

·      Cambodian Garment Factory Owners Urge Suspension of Minimum Wage Talks Citing Outbreak Impact (RFA, 23 June 2020)

·      Cambodia garment factories call for wage cuts as pandemic bites (Nikkei Asian Review, 23 June 2020)

·      Cambodian migrants get nod to remain (Khmer Times, 22 June 2020)

·      724 workers, including pregnant women, dismissed at Cambodia garment factory (IndustriALL, 18 June 2020)

·      Laid off due to coronavirus, Cambodian garment workers compete for shifts (Japan Times, 18 June 2020)

·      Government calls on buyers to continue supporting Cambodia’s garment sector (Khmer Times, 17 June 2020)

·      Stranded Cambodians home on special flight: 212 return from locked-down Malaysia (Khmer Times, 17 June 2020)

·      Jailed for a Facebook post: garment workers' rights at risk during Covid-19 (The Guardian, 16 June 2020)

·      Cambodia sees 99 pct drop in int'l tourist arrivals in April due to COVID-19 (Xinhua Net, 16 June 2020)

·      Gov’t implements austerity measures to assist recovery (The Phnom Penh Post, 15 June 2020)

·      A Woman Who Makes Bags For Michael Kors Was Sent To One Of The Most Crowded Prisons In The World For A Facebook Post (Buzzfeed News, 11 June 2020)

·      Preah Sihanouk sees factory suspensions and massive job losses (Khmer News, 10 June 2020)

·      Coronavirus is crushing Cambodia's dreams of oil wealth (Nikkei Asian Review, 8 June 2020)

·      Better Factories Cambodia launch “COVID 19: Worker Safety” hotline: 093 644 644 (Khmer Times, 7 June 2020)

·      Thais sending migrant workers back to Cambodia despite border closure (Khmer Times, 4 June 2020)

·      Kandal protests staged over unpaid out-of-work allowances (Khmer Times, 4 June 2020)

·      Cambodia avoids coronavirus carnage, but faces economic disaster (Asia Nikkei, 3 June 2020)

·      World Bank: Covid-19 epidemic poses greatest threat to Cambodia’s development (The Cambodia Daily, 1 June 2020)

·      Cambodia, Thailand tighten border control (Khmer Times, 31 May 2020)

·      COVID-19 Epidemic Poses Greatest Threat to Cambodia’s Development in 30 Years (Modern Diplomacy, 30 May 2020)

·      Less than half of workers affected factory suspension received wages (Khmer Times, 28 May 2020)

·      Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Reopens Border to Cambodians Stranded Abroad Due to Pandemic (RFA, 27 May 2020)

·      Unions discuss plight of suspended and laid off workers (Khmer Times, 26 May 2020)

·      Over 600 workers demand missing wages (Khmer Times, 26 May 2020)

·      Jobless garment workers struggle to make ends meet (Khmer Times, 25 May 2020)

·      Garment factories accused of union busting under cover of Covid-19 (Camboja News, 22 May 2020)

·      COVID-19 Border Closure Hits Cambodians Serving Thai Border Hard (The Cambodia Daily, 22 May 2020)

·      Cambodia approves PPE production by garment factories (The Cambodia Daily, 22 May 2020)

·      Workers to receive entitlements next week (Khmer Times, 22 May 2020)

 

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