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Cambodia to Keep a Close Eye on Severe Typhoon Haiyan

Authorities said Thursday they were closely watching the development of the world’s big­gest storm to materialize so far this year as it hits the Philippines today before moving west toward Vietnam and Cambodia in the following days. “Our first step is to keep a close eye ...

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http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodia-to-keep-a-close-eye-on-severe-typhoon-haiyan-46751/

Land activist to be released

Outspoken land activist Kuch Veng will regain his freedom in 15 days after the Pursat provincial court yesterday handed down a guilty verdict with a one-year sentence, then suspended nearly three quarters of that term. Veng has been in prison since May 19 on charges of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-activist-be-released

Thousands go on strike at factories

About 5,000 workers went on strike at the M&V garment factory in Kampong Chhnang province yesterday, adding to the list of incidents at the factory in the past two years that has also included mass faintings. Elsewhere, about 700 workers from the Pine Great (Cambodia) ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013050965503/National/thousands-go-on-strike-at-factories.html

Officials talk disaster plan

The National Committee for Disaster Management is meeting with officials from throughout the country in Phnom Penh this week in the wake of a slew of destructive storms that have wreaked havoc in the first four months of 2013. Officials will gather for the second and ...

https://cambodia.opendevelopmentmekong.net/wp-admin/post-new.php?custom-write-panel-id=5

H&M reveals suppliers

About a quarter of the garment factories in Cambodia that supply Swedish clothing giant H&M have been the scene of mass faintings or large-scale strikes since 2010, based on a suppliers list the clothing giant released late last week. Along with its 2012 sustainability report, the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032564667/National/h-m-reveals-suppliers.html

Protesters blocked on the way to Phnom Penh

About 80 families travelling to Phnom Penh from Kampong Chhnang province for a land dispute-related protest yesterday were blocked on their way to the capital and told to resolve the matter locally. The villagers are locked in an unusual land feud with an agricultural firm, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013011760831/National/protesters-blocked-on-the-way-to-phnom-penh.html

Sick of courts, villagers curse

In a sign that they no longer have faith in the court system, more than 100 villagers in Kampong Chhnang province placed their fates in the hands of a higher power yesterday, and prayed for misfortune to rain down on a company with whom they’ve ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/National/sick-of-courts-villagers-curse.html

Cambodian, Vietnamese militaries ink deals for quarry, rubber development projects

Cambodian and Vietnamese Defense Ministries on Friday signed two documents relevant to a joint venture for establishing a quarry and a rubber plantation project in Cambodia. According to a document briefed to reporters at the signing ceremony, the two deals included a quarry site establishment in ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2012-11/30/c_132011035.htm

Villagers in Kampong Chhnang win land back

Prime Minister Hun Sen has reclassified 4,158 hectares of a massive land concession owned by the wife of Senator Lao Meng Khin from his own party for displaced families in Kampong Chhnang province. A jubilant representative of the 4,506 families who have long battled against ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012113060025/National-news/villagers-win-back-land.html

A factory’s fainting crisis

In a single factory that supplies some of the biggest international brands, faintings occurred every day for five years, a new investigation by the Cambodian Legal Education Centre has found. Until just weeks ago, when the management installed new fans, three to four garments workers were ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110759624/National-news/a-factorys-fainting-crisis.html

Tay Ninh, Kampong Chhnang strengthen ties

Leaders from Vietnam’s southern province of Tay Ninh and Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang province signed a cooperative agreement in Tay Ninh on September 17. The agreement falls within the framework of the minutes of the 7th Cooperation and Development Conference for Vietnamese and Cambodian border provinces that ...

http://english.vovnews.vn/Home/Tay-Ninh-Kampong-Chhnang-strengthen-ties/20129/142200.vov

Maids’ families seek answers

The families of six maids from Kampong Chhnang province who left to work in Malaysia have filed complaints with human rights group Adhoc after losing contact with the women for more than two years, rights workers said yesterday. Soum Chankea, Adhoc’s provincial co-ordinator, said the complaints ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061456795/National-news/maids-families-seek-answers.html

Maid complaints on the rise

The number of complaints filed in Kampong Chhnang province by the families of maids working in Malaysia has jumped exponentially compared to the same period last year, a rights worker told the Post yesterday. Provincial Adhoc coordinator Soum Chankea said 39 requests for the NGO’s intervention ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060156536/National-news/maid-complaints-on-the-rise.html

Mass strike ended by Arbitration Council

MORE than 4,000 workers ended a four-day strike outside the M&V factory in Kampong Chhnang province yesterday after the Arbitration Council intervened, issuing an order for them to return to work. The workers, led by the Free Trade Union of Workers in the Kingdom of ...

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Skirmish as factory strike continues

MORE than 4,000 workers at M&V Manufacturing International’s garment factory in Kampong Chhnang province continued to strike for a fourth day yesterday, as a union president urged Prime Minister Hun Sen to force the company to reinstate 20 fired workers. Free Trade Union president Chea Mony ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011101152046/National-news/skirmish-as-factory-strike-continues.html

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