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 ...

Fibre2Fashion News Staff

Hopes high for maid program

In one corner of the cavernous training centre, a woman patiently strips the baby blue sheets off a queen-size bed, removing the flower-patterned pillowcases and folding them neatly to one side. Under the watchful eye of an instructor, she then remakes the bed, carefully fluffing the ...

Kevin Ponniah and Mom Kunthear

Record dogs new ACRA chief

The owner of a labor firm repeatedly accused of human trafficking, who is also the sister of one of the country’s top police officials, has been appointed head of the Association of Cambodian Recruitment Agencies (ACRA). Grave concerns have been expressed by rights groups over the appointment of Ung Seang ...

Gov't Says No Plans to Send Maids to Singapore

The governemnt yesterday denied a recent news report that discussions were under way to have Cambodian domestic workers sent to Singapore. An Bunhak, chairman of the Association of Cambodian Recruitment Agencies (ACRA), said he did not know of any immediate plans to send maids to ...

Recruitment agencies plan protective measures for maids

The Association of Cambodian Recruitment Agencies (ACRA) plans to propose a set of measures to the government that would put the association in charge of improving protection for Cambodian maids working in Malaysia. A human rights worker, however, disapproved of the plan because it only involved ...

Migrant workers delayed

The Association of Cambodian Recruitment Agencies (ACRA) has delayed in sending 2,000 Cambodians to Qatar due to a lack of information about safety. The Ministry of Labour of Qatar has provided insufficient information regarding worker safety according to An Bunhak, the ACRA director. ACREA intends ...

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