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Economic growth could slow as workers migrate

Cambodia’s growth largely depends on a labor-intensive economy in agriculture, garment factories, and goods and services. Due to lower wages and poor incentives, there is a large outflow of Cambodian workers to Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea and China, and that, in the long run, could cause ...

Ten Soksreinith
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/economic-growth-could-slow-as-workers-migrate/2694075.html

Migrants in ‘hurry’ to get back to work

A survey of 10 Cambodian provinces is studying the whereabouts and plans of migrant workers who were recently repatriated from Thailand, fearing crackdowns on foreign workers there after the coup. During a workshop hosted by Coordination of Action Research on AIDS and Mobility (CARAM) yesterday, Ministry ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/migrants-%E2%80%98hurry%E2%80%99-get-back-work

Regional Workers Need More Protection, Advocate Says

With Thailand threatening to oust undocumented workers, Asean must do more as a region to protect its migrant workers, a leading rights advocate says. More and more workers are crossing the borders between Asean countries, and the region looking to lower trade barriers, so workers need ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/regional-workers-need-more-protection-advocate-says/1574026.html

Illegal Cambodian Workers in Thailand Could Be Deported

Thailand is warning it will expel 1.5 million illegal workers from the country, a move that could affect around 160,000 Cambodians. Rights workers in Cambodia say the migrant laborers deserve assistance from both Thai and Cambodian authorities to help them work and travel legally. ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/cambodia-illegal-khmer-workers-in-thailand-could-be-deported/1571654.html

Maids seek justice in Malaysia

Chased out of the house by her Malaysian employer, fresh-faced Tieng SaSa, 18, found shelter with an NGO, escaping alleged abuse at the hands of her employer that included binding her hands and beating her feet with a metal club until her bones broke. Three months ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050956053/National-news/maids-seek-justice-in-malaysia.html

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