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Cash-strapped workers seek reduction in monthly rates for rental units

Some 200 garment workers gathered on May 10 on Veng Sreng Street in Stung Meanchey III commune’s Damnak Thum Pir village in the capital’s Meanchey district to demand that the Phnom Penh municipal authorities help facilitate a 50 per cent reduction in monthly rates for ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-strapped-workers-seek-reduction-monthly-rates-rental-units

Labour ministry and GMAC clarify factory re-openings

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng released a notification pertaining to the payment of wages and reopening requirements for factories located in Yellow Zones in Phnom Penh and Takmao city,  Kandal province. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50854041/labour-ministry-and-gmac-clarify-factory-re-openings/

Rubber exports approach $100 million January-April

Cambodia exported $99.87 million of natural rubber from January to April this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50850637/rubber-exports-approach-100-million-january-april/

Q1 garment exports valued at $2.4 billion

Cambodia’s garment product exports contracted in the first quarter financial period as hundreds of factories remained closed temporarily because of COVID-19 in Phnom Penh and Takmao city, Kandal province. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50850644/q1-garment-exports-valued-at-2-4-billion/

Factory workers in lockdown to receive half salary in April

The Ministry of Labour has announced that factory workers who are in lockdown in Phnom Penh and Kandal province will receive 50 percent of their April salary. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50847673/factory-workers-in-lockdown-to-receive-half-salary-in-april/

Over 200 factories suspended, 1,673 workers test positive

A total of 206 factories have now been temporarily closed due to the ongoing Covid-19 community outbreak, with 1,673 workers known to have contracted the virus and over 17,000 additional workers currently isolated in quarantine, according to Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesperson Heng ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-200-factories-suspended-1673-workers-test-positive

Some 1.2 million of workers bear the brunt of Covid-19

An estimated 1.2 million factory workers have been affected by the government’s lockdown of Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province, which will now be extended to May 5, according to the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesperson Heng Sour. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/some-12-million-workers-bear-brunt-covid-19

Kandal factories to shut if 5% of workers Covid positive

Factories in Kandal province where at least five per cent of workers test positive for Covid-19 will be temporarily closed, provincial governor Kong Sophorn said in an April 25 Facebook post. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-factories-shut-if-5-workers-covid-positive

Garment lobby calls for understanding as lockdown halts production

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on April 19 urged buyers and stakeholders not to penalise its members for failing to honour pre-agreed delivery commitments during the ongoing lockdown measures imposed by the government. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/garment-lobby-calls-understanding-lockdown-halts-production

Total of 788 garment workers from 36 factories found to be COVID-19 positive in less than a month

The subcommittee on research and monitoring of COVID-19 announced this evening that a total of 788 workers and related employees from a total of 36 factories have been found be infected with COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840369/total-of-788-garment-workers-from-36-factories-found-to-be-covid-19-positive-in-less-than-a-month/

Labour ministry to distribute $26 mil in aid

In the latest round of financial assistance, the Labour Ministry will distribute $26 million to 9,972 employees at 40 companies who have lost their jobs in the garment and tourism sectors. ...

Kunvuth Monykanchna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50834076/labour-ministry-to-distribute-26-mil-in-aid/

Over half of all garment factories in Kandal shuttered due to COVID-19

Seventy-eight garment factories have been closed and 64,942 workers left jobless in Kandal province due to the COVID-19 crisis, provincial authorities have announced. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816843/over-half-of-all-garment-factories-in-kandal-shuttered-due-to-covid-19/

Cambodia requests for export of more Cambodian agricultural products to EU market

Cambodia has urged the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) to help boost the export of Cambodian agricultural products to the EU market. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815349/cambodia-requests-for-export-of-more-cambodian-agricultural-products-to-eu-market/

Steel imports drop, exports up

Cambodia imported iron and steel worth $281.06 million last year, down 41.11 per cent from 2019’s $477.26 million and exported $6.20 million, rocketing 351 per cent from $1.37 million, according to the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/steel-imports-drop-exports

Agrifirm bags MoU for Siem Reap produce

Agro-industrial firm LY LY Food Industry Co Ltd on January 22 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siem Reap-based wholesaler Food and Agriculture Market (FAM) to supply it with fruits and vegetables. The signing ceremony was presided over by Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agrifirm-bags-mou-siem-reap-produce

ADB: Adapting to 4IR will boost garments, tourism

A study conducted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommended that Cambodia develop industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable transitions under the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). This should be accompanied by adequate investment in skills development for new and repositioned jobs. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/adb-adapting-4ir-will-boost-garments-tourism

112 garment factories open in 2020

In a tumultuous period for the garment industry, the year 2020 brought the closure of 129 factories in the Kingdom, affecting over 70,000 workers while 112 new factory openings created more than 20,000 jobs. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/112-garment-factories-open-2020

Tariffs anew for exports to US as GSP lapses

Cambodian importers and buyers of the Kingdom’s travel goods to the US are now required to pay import duties as the latter’s Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) preferential tariff system expired on December 31 and is awaiting renewal by Congress. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tariffs-anew-exports-us-gsp-lapses

Gov’t gives $23mil to workers who lost jobs over pandemic

A total of $23 million has been given out to those affected by the closure of businesses in the tourism industry and garment factories due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50800806/govt-gives-23mil-to-workers-who-lost-jobs-over-pandemic/

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