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Factory Owners Agree to Provide More Benefits

Garment factory owners have agreed to provide workers with an additional $9 in monthly benefits for transportation, housing and attendance in order to reduce growing protests in the sector, Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) officials said yesterday. “We will provide $3 in attendance bonuses and ...

Union leader hurt in strike

Thousands of garment workers went on strike yesterday demanding higher wages, fees for transportation and housing, and in one case, the elimination of smelly odours caused by a fish farm near their factory. Workers burned tyres and one union leader was allegedly assaulted with an electric ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050355951/National-news/union-leader-hurt-in-strikes.html

Tourism minister to Thai border

In an attempt to foster tourism on the Cambodia-Thai border, tourism officials this week visited the Cham Yeam border crossing in Koh Kong province. Warming relations with Thailand’s newly elected Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra are expected to improve cross-border tourism, which deteriorated after border clashes ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011090751482/Business/mending-fences-tourism-minister-to-thai-border.html

Overflight fees set to increase

Cambodia may raise fees for planes moving through the Kingdom’s airspace after granting Cambodia Air Traffic Services Company permission to increase the fees by 5.5 percent. Cambodia’s overflight fees are low, and will remain low, compared to other countries in the region, Soy Sokhan, undersecretary ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011082951326/Business/overflight-fees-set-to-increase.html

Pay Off Officials, Risk Prison Stint, New Law Says

The government has brought into force a new law that makes all illegal payments to officials punishable by up to 15 years in jail for those who accept such payments and up to 10 years for those who make payments. Im Oudom, a member of ...

http://www.camnet.com.kh/cambodia.daily

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