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Almost all migrant workers ‘legal and safe’: Ministry

Labour Minister Ith Samheng on Wednesday told a representative of the International Organisation for Migration that the government has successfully legalised almost all Cambodians working overseas and made their situation safer. The minister said the government has always prioritised finding a solution to the migration problems ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50650024/almost-all-migrant-workers-legal-and-safe-ministry/

IOM: Cambodian migrants in Thailand relatively poor

A study released on Friday by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University has said that the majority of Cambodian migrants in Thailand were “relatively poor”, with many depending on jobs paying less than the country’s minimum wage. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/iom-cambodian-migrants-thailand-relatively-poor

Workers repatriated from Malaysia

Eighteen Cambodian migrant workers were repatriated from Malaysia this week after being cheated by brokers to work abroad illegally, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said yesterday. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079676/workers-repatriated-malaysia/

Still more fishermen rescued in Indonesia

The number of Cambodians recently found in Indonesia after being trafficked onto Thai fishing vessels has risen to 230, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement released yesterday.​ ...

Cheang Sokha and Ethan Harfenist
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/still-more-fishermen-rescued-indonesia

Cambodia arrival of the first Australia's unwanted refugees imminent

Four refugees detained in the tiny Pacific island of Nauru are set to arrive in Cambodia as part of a controversial agreement that has so far cost Australian taxpayers $55.5 million. ...

Lindsay Murdoch
http://bit.ly/1GjMn6N

Australia prepares to send first refugees from Nauru to Cambodia within days

The Australian government has chartered a plane to move the first group of refugees from Nauru to Cambodia within days as part of a $40m resettlement deal, sources on the island have said. ...

Paul Farrell and Lauren Crothers
http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/apr/15/australia-prepares-to-send-first-refugees-from-nauru-to-cambodia-within-days

Cambodia supports Australia refugee deal on 'humanitarian grounds'

A spokesman for the Cambodian Secretary of State says Cambodia supported the Abbott government’s $40 million refugee resettlement agreement on “humanitarian” grounds and to strengthen ties with Australia. ...

Sylvia Varnham O'Regan
http://bit.ly/1CbXf1o

Cambodia supports Australia refugee deal on 'humanitarian grounds'

A spokesman for the Cambodian Secretary of State says Cambodia supported the Abbott government’s $40 million refugee resettlement agreement on “humanitarian” grounds and to strengthen ties with Australia. ...

Sylvia Varnham O'Regan
http://bit.ly/1CbXf1o

IOM willing to help with refugee plan

The International Organisation for Migration has told the Cambodian government it is willing to take part in the resettlement of refugees from Nauru if a number of conditions are met.​ ...

Kevin Ponniah and Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/iom-willing-help-refugee-plan

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