Sunday, 31 May 2020


News by Country: Cambodia

Friday, 29 May 20

Cambodia 

·      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)

·      US sends $7.5 million in aid to Cambodia over Covid-19 (The Phnom Penh Post, 21 May 2020)

·      UN provides aid to Cambodia in response to Coronavirus (MENAFN, 19 May 2020)

·      Cambodian government gives approval for garment factories to produce masks and PPE’s (Khmer Times, 17 May 2020)

·      Cambodian government should immediately release union leader (IndustriALL, 17 May 2020)

·      For Many Cambodians, Debt Repayment Bigger Threat Than COVID-19 (VOA, 16 May 2020)

·      About 1,600 workers demand April’s wages (Khmer Times, 14 April 2020)

·      About 14,000 migrant workers in Battambang cleared of COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 13 April 2020)

·      Industry Body Touts Microloan Restructuring Program, But Provides Little Detail (VOA, 13 April 2020)

·      Garment workers protest unpaid April wages (Khmer Times, 12 April 2020)

·      More than 600 workers demand unpaid wages (Khmer Times, 11 May 2020)

·      Factories echo GMAC’s appeal for rent relief amid pandemic (Khmer Times, 11 May 2020)

·      Soft-skills training for suspended workers underway (Khmer Times, 11 May 2020)

·      Cambodia’s garment manufacturers’ group urges landlords to slash rental (Khmer Times, 9 May 2020)

·      Reassessing cost of aid to laid-off garment workers (Khmer Times, 8 May 2020)

·      Factory furloughs nearly 2,000 workers amid coronavirus (Khmer Times, 7 May 2020)

·      COVID-19 plays havoc with Cambodian Textile & Clothing business (Fibre2Fashion, 6 May 2020)

·      COVID-19 affected workers yet to receive gov’t help (Khmer Times, 6 May 2020)

·      About 400 workers protest to demand missing wages (Khmer Times, 5 May 2020)

·      Unions demand compensation, intervention amid pandemic (Khmer Times, 4 May 2020)

·      Cambodian workers owe $10 billion in microfinance debt as COVID-19 wipes out incomes (ASEAN Today, 2 May 2020)

·      Hanging on by a thread (Khmer Times, 2 May 2020)

·      Workers unions request minimum wage of $250 (Khmer Times, 1 May 2020)

·      Government support for workers during Covid-19 insufficient (South Asia Globe, 1 May 2020)

·      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)

 

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