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News by Country: Cambodia

14 August 2020

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Cambodia

·     All is not well in the garment sector as exports drop by 50 percent in second trimester (Khmer Times, 30 April 2020)

·     Government deters gatherings on Labour Day amid coronavirus pandemic (Khmer Times, 29 April 2020)

·     Coronavirus takes its toll on garment industry with 130 factories suspending operations, affecting 100,000 workers (Khmer Times, 28 April 2020)

·     UNAIDS to provide protection and support to returning migrants in Cambodia (Khmer Times, 28 April 2020)

·     Cambodia’s exports to Thailand soar 115 percent (Khmer Times, 27 April 2020)

·     Logistics providers in Cambodia face bankruptcy because of COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 26 April 2020)

·     Cambodian Migrant Workers Are Prohibited from Returning to their Jobs Abroad (Cambodianess, 23 April 2020)

·     About 3,000 garment workers screened for COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 23 April 2020)

·     Over 300 workers protest to demand reinstatement (Khmer Times, 23 April 2020)

·     Hun Sen’s Coronavirus Crackdown (Foreign Policy, 23 April 2020)

·     Record FDI outflow from emerging markets could leave Cambodia exposed (Khmer Times, 22 April 2020)

·     Covid-19: A global approach to protecting garment workers in supply chains as Cambodia faces up to 500,000 job losses (Khmer Times, 23 April 2020)

·     Nearly 30,000 Garment Workers in Isolation; Even Split Between Capital and Provinces (VOA, 21 April 2020)

·     Migrants’ home remittances dwindle (Khmer Times, 21 April 2020)

·     30,000 workers forced to self-isolate over factory no-shows (CamboJa News, 20 April 2020)

·     More than 10,000 workers to be placed in quarantine (Khmer Times, 20 April 2020)

·     Cambodia: Unemployed to get $40 per month (The Phnom Penh Post, 20 April 2020)

·     AWOL workers will get no pay during 14-day quarantine (Khmer Times, 19 April 2020)

·     Garment Workers Fired for Violating Provincial Travel Ban (VOA, 17 April 2020)

·     Mandatory quarantine to help prevent coronavirus spread (Khmer Times, 17 April 2020)

·     Cambodia’s Lost Digital Opportunity in the COVID-19 Fight (The Diplomat, 17 April 2020)

·     Garment Workers Cornered by Job Loss, Virus Fears and Looming Debt (VOD, 16 April 2020)

·     New clothes pile up at Cambodian factories. Coronavirus forces U.S. brands to cancel orders (Los Angeles Times, 15 April 2020)

·     Fashion brands urge EU to delay ending Cambodia’s EBA (Khmer Times, 15 April 2020)

·     COVID-19 forces digitalisation of Cambodia’s workforce (Khmer Post, 14 April 2020)

·     Wide Outbreak Possible and Cambodia Needs to Continue COVID-19 Preparations, WHO Says (VOA, 14 April 2020)

·     NagaCorp denies reports of casino staffer COVID-19 infection (Calvinayre, 14 April 2020)

·     Garment workers in Cambodia, Myanmar and even Asia lose jobs as Covid-19 hits them hard (The Star, 13 April 2020)

·     Fears as Cambodia grants PM vast powers under Covid-19 pretext (The Guardian, 10 April 2020)

·     Cambodia: Reporter Jailed for Quoting Hun Sen on COVID-19 (Human Rights Watch, 10 April 2020)

·     Cambodia Cancels Khmer New Year Celebration 2020 to Fight Covid-19; State and Private Institutions Operate as Normal: PM Hun Sen (Fresh News, 9 April 2020)

·     Cambodia: temporary laid workers get just $70 (Phnom Penh Post, 7 April 2020)

·     Cambodia: Rights group concerns over arrests & harassment of activists amid the Covid-19 pandemic measures (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre)

·     World Bank approves $20 million for Cambodia’s COVID-19 response (World Bank, 2 April 2020) 

·     Cambodian garment workers strike over unpaid wages amid COVID-19 outbreak (Global Voices, 30 March 2020) 

·     Tripartite mechanism activated to mitigate impact of COVID-19 lockdown on workers (The News, 30 March 2020)

·     Garment Workers Strike Over Unpaid Wages Amid Virus Pandemic (VOD, 26 March 2020)



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