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S Treng eyes sticky rice cake status

The Stung Treng provincial Department of Culture and Fine Arts is looking into the possibility of registering Nom ansorm chrouk – sticky rice cakes filled with pork and wrapped in banana leaves – and several other dishes as food originating from the province. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/s-treng-eyes-sticky-rice-cake-status

GIZ launches climate action training course

GIZ fabric – a project of the German international development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to promote sustainability in the textile and garment industry in Asia – on October 18 launched the “Climate Action Training for the Fashion Industry” to support the industry’s ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/giz-launches-climate-action-training-course

Cambodia claims entire ownership of stolen crude oil loaded on MT Strovolos

Ministry of Mines and Energy has claimed that the stolen $21 million crude oil on MT Strovolos legally belongs to Cambodia, denying the news and declarations of owners and managers of the vessel. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50945269/cambodia-claims-entire-ownership-of-stolen-crude-oil-loaded-on-mt-strovolos/

Exports of rubber latex, wood rake in over $326M in Jan-Aug

Cambodia generated more than $326 million from the export of rubber latex and wood in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ General Directorate of Rubber. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exports-rubber-latex-wood-rake-over-326m-jan-aug

Ministry of Labor sets $194 minimum wage for workers in 2022

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training sets US $194 minimum wage for textile, garment, footwear, travel accessories and bags workers for 2022. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-28-1150-224325.html

Garment sector wage negotiations resume today, workers may strike

The tripartite meetings to decide the 2022 garment factory minimum wage will resume today amid stalemated negotiations. Unions have warned of demonstrations if the talks do not result in a resolution. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942956/garment-sector-wage-negotiations-resume-today-workers-may-strike/

Wafers made from hill area rice set to expand overseas

Local rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd is looking for distributors and importers based in Australia, France, the US and UK for edible organic rice paper sheets made from ingredients sourced from small-scale farmers in the hilly regions of north and northeastern ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/wafers-made-hill-area-rice-set-expand-overseas

Cup plant to use rice, corn, cassava

Local enterprise TK&D Manufacturing on September 19 inaugurated a new production line for paper cups and straws made from rice, corn and cassava in Pursat province’s easternmost Krakor district, to supply domestic and international markets. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cup-plant-use-rice-corn-cassava

Tripartite talks over minimum wage start

Tripartite discussions on the 2022 minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors were set to begin on September 14. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tripartite-talks-over-minimum-wage-start

Trade unions brainstorm minimum wage

The trade union leaders and representatives yesterday met to brainstorm and finalise the garment and footwear workers’ minimum wage adjustment for next year, taking into consideration the social and economic situation following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930399/trade-unions-brainstorm-minimum-wage/

$2.4 million bag and shoe factory gets CDC’s nod

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved a new garment factory in Kandal province. Auspicious Bag and Shoes Accessories Co  Ltd is investing $2.4 million in the project at Kraing Makak in Ang Snuol district. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920851/2-4-million-bag-and-shoe-factory-gets-cdcs-nod/

Exports to US jump more than 37 percent, imports also gain January to July

Cambodia’s exports to the US rose 37.26 percent measured Jan-July. Shipments adding up to more than $3.8 billion were made up mainly of clothing, footwear and travel products. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914249/exports-to-us-jump-more-than-37-percent-imports-also-gain-january-to-july/

New garment sector investments exceeding $8mn approved by CDC

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) is welcoming new investments in one of the Kingdom’s pillar industries as new variants and outbreaks lead to a string of downgrades in economic projections. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908192/new-garment-sector-investments-exceeding-8mn-approved-by-cdc/

Unions want full payment for garment workers

Unions are calling for garment factory owners to pay full wages to their employees for the lockdown period but the Labour Ministry says there is no law to state that employers must do so.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50865048/unions-want-full-payment-for-garment-workers/

Two new investment projects approved by CDC

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has issued investment certificates to Fu Bi Xing (Cambodia) Packaging Co., Ltd and Sheng He Leisure Bag (Cambodia) Co., Ltd for the production of travel bags and goods in the Kingdom. ...

Gareth Johnson
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50864368/two-new-investment-projects-approved-by-cdc/

100+ factories closed since January: Ministry

Since the start of the pandemic, 203 garment factories have closed, Secretary of State of Industry, Science and Innovation Heng Sok revealed. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50863854/100-factories-closed-since-january-ministry/

At least 60 garment workers test positive for Covid-19 in Svay Rieng

At least 60 garment workers have tested positive for Covid-19 at A and J Cambodia in Tay Seng 1 Special Economic Zone, in Svay Rieng province’ Bavet city today, sending thousands of other workers to run amok. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50862887/at-least-60-garment-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19-in-svay-rieng/

New garment factory set for Phnom Penh

A new garment factory project invested in by the Ruixue Group of China through its local subsidiary Ruixue (Cambodia) Co Ltd has been approved by the Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC). The $4.5 million project will be built in Khan Sen Sok. ...

Gareth Johnson
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50861825/new-garment-factory-set-for-phnom-penh/

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