Vietnamese-owned rubber plantations looking to hire

Vietnamese-owned rubber plantations in the Kingdom’s northeast are short on workers and are looking to recruit as many as 105,000 of them from now until the end of 2021. ...

Long Kimmarita

Three investment projects to create 2,000 jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia has approved three investment projects with a total capital of US$7 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff

1,000 containers with raw material offer relief to Kingdom’s factories

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday announced the arrival of 12 ships containing more than 1,000 containers of raw materials from China at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port to supply struggling garment factories in the Kingdom. ...

Sen David

COVID-19 impacts garment workers in Cambodia

The global outbreak of the Coronavirus is slowing down the economy and threatens to eliminate thousands of jobs in the global supply chain in South East Asia, particularly in Cambodia as one of the most affected countries in the region. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Loan repayment suspension of garment workers get the nod

Garment workers whose jobs suspended due to raw material shortages are now allowed to delay their loan repayments to the commercial banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs). ...

Khmer Times Staff

PAS recieves 200 container lifeline

Garment factories in the Kingdom have been handed a lifeline as nearly 200 containers arrived at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) on Monday to ease the shortage of raw materials in the sector. ...

Thou Vireak

CDC: Investment in Kingdom stable

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) approved four projects, worth a combined $17.4 million, during the first 10 days of February. ...

Hin Pisei

Labour Ministry urges implementation of suspension of employment contracts

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training on Friday issued a call for the implementation of the suspension of employment contracts for all garment and textile factories in the Kingdom affected by the shortage of raw materials, resulting from Covid-19. ...

Taing Vida

Jobs saved as factories obtain raw materials

The garment and footwear industries in the Kingdom have been given a new lease of life, thanks to the arrival of raw materials from China. ...

Thou Vireak

More than 800 workers in Kandal demand severance pay

More than 800 garment workers in Kandal’s Khsach Kandal district protested on Wednesday to demand their last wages and severance pay after the company suspended its operation due to the shortage of raw material.​ ...

Sen David

Textile manufacturer invests $20 million on expansion programme

TST Group Holding, the Taipei-listed major textile producer, has announced plans to expand its business operations in Cambodia to assist in the current lack of textiles imports because of the Novel Coronavirus. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

200 factories could suspend operations: Labor Ministry

Two-hundred factories could suspend their production this month due to a lack of raw materials imported from China, a Labor Ministry spokesman said. ...

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Chinese may prioritise Cambodia in meeting raw materials demand

A ranking Chinese Chamber of Commerce official has revealed to Khmer Times that China may prioritise supply Cambodia for its immediate raw materials need to allow the factories here to continue operating.   ...

Khmer Times Staff

Garment factories cut overtime hours for workers

Garment factory workers are seeing their working hours cut amid China’s coronavirus scare and the EU’s announcement that it will partially withdraw Cambodia’s trade privileges. ...

Khy Sovuthy

PM urges China to export urgent raw materials

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged Chinese Ambassador Wang Wentian to look into the possibility of exporting raw materials by air and sea to the Kingdom in order to prevent job losses resulting from a suspension in the operation of garment factories. ...

Taing Vida

Employers under disabled job scrutiny

Employers – public and private – which do not meet their obligations to take on disabled people are to face cash penalties, the Social Affairs Ministry says. Ministry secretary of state Sem Sokha said yesterday that for the first time the government had prepared guidance on ...

Pech Sotheary

Japanese Companies Host Employment Fair in Phnom Penh

Cambodian students, graduates and jobseekers filled the main hall of the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center on Tuesday looking for employment opportunities with some of Japan’s largest corporations. Organizers said the event aimed to bridge the gap between skilled Cambodian job seekers and companies from the world’s third ...

Ministry to Survey Gap Between University, Jobs

The Ministry of Education is preparing to distribute questionnaires nationwide to assess the gap between the job market and subjects being studied by university students. As Cambodia’s economy develops, employers have complained that there are too many graduates in subjects such as management and business, ...

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