Gov’t to monitor prices at pump

The Cambodian government is again urging petrol retailers to pass on savings to the consumer amid the continued plunge in global oil prices, which hit a new five-year low yesterday. The premier’s criticism of foreign fuel retailers comes after the minister of commerce, Sun Chanthol, ...

Eddie Morton

Twenty put end to latest Caltex strike

Petrol station workers who were back on strike on Friday returned to work yesterday as they prepare to file a complaint to the Ministry of Labour against US-owned Caltex over alleged rights abuse. Yoeun Reth, one of 20 Caltex workers striking on Friday, said yesterday that ...

Mom Kunthear

Chevron offer ends Caltex station strike

Employees of Caltex petrol stations in Phnom Penh are returning to work today after management offered to raise salaries by $20 a month and not withhold pay for time missed during the strike, which started earlier this month. ...

Mom Kunthear

Caltex strike deal doesn’t hold up

After Caltex managers allegedly reneged on an agreement to pay workers a $20 bonus to suspend a strike for two months, employees say they would only return if the deal is in writing. In a Friday meeting, the Cambodian Food and Service Workers Federation agreed with ...

Phak Seangly and Sean Teehan

Rising union leader behind Caltex station closures

In his fight for workers’ rights, Sar Mora has learned to be stubborn. The union leader behind the closure of Caltex gas stations across Phnom Penh, Mr. Mora’s members remained on strike Sunday despite an apparent agreement on Friday for workers to return to their stations. “We ...

Alex Consiglio and Mech Dara

Striking Caltex Workers Call on US for Support

A small group representing striking Caltex gas station workers delivered a petition to the US Embassy on Thursday, asking for help as they seek an increase in monthly wages. Hundreds of Caltex workers have been on strike since Monday, joining garment factory workers in calls for ...

Khoun Theara

Caltex loosing hundreds of thousands of dollars, striking workers say

Chevron’s Caltex gas stations are potentially losing hundreds of thousands of dollars per day in Cambodia, striking employees say. Workers say Caltex, a subsidiary of US-based multinational Chevron, sells between 5,000 to 10,000 liters per station per day, putting its losses between $350,000 to $700,000 ...

Khoun Theara,

Strike by Cambodian Caltex staff enters 3rd day after wage talks fail

Cambodian workers for the U.S.- owned Caltex petrol stations in Phnom Penh continued their strike for higher wages Wednesday after wage negotiations late Tuesday failed to reach any agreement. Strike leader Sar Mora, president of the Cambodian Food and Service Workers Federation, said some 300 Caltex ...

Xinhuanet News

Caltex workers strike to demand wage hike

Workers from Caltex stations in Phnom Penh  strike on Monday to demand wage hike an other demands. The workers are demanding that the Caltex, a petroleum brand name of US-based Chevron Corporation, increase their wage to US$160 per month, and provide one-month bonus for them. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Low Funds May Have Led to CPI Suspension

An official at the Ministry of Planning said yesterday that a lack of funds may be to blame fo the Ministry of Finance and Economy suspending the publication of June’s consumer price index. Sam Saroeun, deputy director of the statistics department at the Ministry of ...

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