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Cambodia Govt denies factory closure rumours

Cambodia’s Labour Ministry has denied rumours that factories would be closed in December and has called for the arrest of the “mastermind” for spreading the rumour, Cambodian newspapers have reported. ...

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http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/cambodia-govt-denies-factory-closure-rumours-176134-newsdetails.htm

Evalliance & GMAC sign MoU to support Cambodian garments

The French textile and garment association (Evalliance) has entered into an agreement with the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) to promote the Cambodian textile and garment industry. ...

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http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=168702

Cambodian govt making efforts at minimum wage reform

The Government of Cambodia is making efforts at minimum wage reform, and it has set up a committee to study the minimum wage at garment manufacturing units as a way of continually working to increase it, Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng while unveiling the Ministry’s ...

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India
http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=159685

ILO hails better protection for Cambodian migrant workers

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic for is pleased to support the official launch of measures to better protect Cambodian migrant workers. On 16 December 2013, ahead of International Migrants Day on 18 December, the Cambodian Ministry ...

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http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=157264

Cambodia to set 2014 wage for garment workers next month

The Ministry of Labour, Government of Cambodia, would set the 2014 minimum wage for garment workers next month, reports The Phnom Penh Post. A working group consisting of representatives of the Garment Manufacturers’ Association in Cambodia (GMAC), workers’ representatives and factory managers met officials at ...

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http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=156451

ILO-BFC unveils worker mobile phone call-in project report

The International Labour Organisation’s Better Factories Cambodia program (BFC) releases the first report from its mobile phone call-in project aimed at educating garment and footwear workers. The mobile phone project entitled Kamako Chhnoeum (‘Outstanding Worker’ in Khmer) received 3,245 valid phone calls in its first two ...

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http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=154799

Cambodia’s garment exports grow 17.5% in Jan-March’13

The exports of garments and textiles from Cambodia have grown by 17.5 percent year-on-year to reach US$ 1.34 billion during the first three months of the current year, data released by the Ministry of Commerce shows. Last year, Cambodia exported apparels worth US$ 4.61 billion, ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=146951

Better Work to collaborate on HERproject in Cambodia

In May 2013, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) and Better Work will launch HERproject in Cambodia. HERproject links multinational companies and their factories to local NGOs to create sustainable workplace programmes that increase women’s health awareness. The project also seeks to demonstrate the return on investment ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=144819

Limited yarn supply troubles Cambodian silk industry

The silk industry of Cambodia is in rapid decline due to limited domestic supply of silk yarn and high cost of imported raw materials. According to the latest data released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)-Cambodia, the Southeast Asian nation imports 395 tonnes of raw ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/textile-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=122102

Minimum wage may rise for Cambodian garment workers

The Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour has scheduled a meeting on February 26 with representatives of various unions to discuss the new minimum wage for garment workers in the country. However, the Ministry expects the various workers’ unions to agree on what the new wage should ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=120969

Cambodia’s garment exports grow in 2012

The exports of garments and textiles from Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia grew to US$ 4.61 billion, up nine percent over total textiles and garment exports worth US$ 4.24 billion made in 2011, according to The Phnom Penh Post report. However, the rise in garment ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=120092

Cambodia to get its first garment training institute

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has inked an agreement with French international development agency – Agence Francaise de Development (AFD), for obtaining a loan of US$ 3.5 million to set up [sic] first garment training institute in the country. As per the agreement the ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=118660

Slowdown in garment exports from Cambodia

The slump in global markets has depressed demand for Cambodian products, leading to reduced growth forecasts by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 2012 and 2013. “Falling global demand, especially in Europe and the US, means that the industry sector will grow at a slower pace ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=116497

International expo in Cambodia to boost garment sector

The four-day second Cambodia International Machinery Industrial Fair (CIMIF 2012) has begun in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. Leading global brands of industrial equipment for textiles, garment and accessories are among the more than 200 exhibitors from 20 countries displaying their products. The exhibition provides a ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=114673

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