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Cambodia's garment exports up 22 pct in 5 months

Cambodia’s garment industry, the country’s biggest income earner, recorded 2.06 billion U.S. dollars in export value in the first five months of this year, up 22 percent on the same period last year, a Commerce Ministry’s report showed Tuesday. Garment export accounts for more than 80 ...

http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2013-06/27/c_132492345.htm

7 Cambodian Workers Arrested at Nike Contractor

Cambodian police clashed Monday with workers at a factory that makes clothing for the U.S. sportswear company Nike, arresting seven, in the latest violence linked to a strike over salaries, union organizers and rights activists said. The protest at the Taiwanese-owned Sabrina (Cambodia) Garment Manufacturing plant ...

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/cambodian-workers-arrested-nike-subcontractor-19311324#.Ua1mckDTxe9

Cambodia, ILO Promotes Decent Work for All

PHNOM PENH: The International Labor Organization (ILO) and Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training launched a Decent Work for All Profile for Cambodia which assesses progress in the development of labor market conditions and protection for workers over the past decade on Monday 30th July. “Launching ...

90 Garment Factory Workers Faint Over Two-Day Period

About 90 garment factory workers fainted over a two-day period last week at Zhen Tai garment factory in Sen Sok district’s Phnom Penh Thmei commune, union officials and police said yesterday, though accounts of what caused the mass fainting differed. Thirty workers first fainted on ...

Protesting Beer Promoters Say Company Threatened Firings

According to more than 30 Angkor Beer promoters who are protesting Cambrew Ltd’s failure to comply to an Arbitration Council ruling, the company has threatened them with firings. The protestors plan on continuing the strike until the company meets their demands. The Cambodian Food and ...

Migrant workers delayed

The Association of Cambodian Recruitment Agencies (ACRA) has delayed in sending 2,000 Cambodians to Qatar due to a lack of information about safety. The Ministry of Labour of Qatar has provided insufficient information regarding worker safety according to An Bunhak, the ACRA director. ACREA intends ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072750659/National-news/migrant-workers-delayed.html

Workers urge Angkor boycott

Angkor beer workers have been handing out flyers calling for a protest of the brand owned by Cambrew Ltd as the beer promoter strike entered its second day. International NGOs are being urged by the Cambodian Food Service Workers’ Federation to support the strikers by ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072750661/National-news/workers-urge-angkor-boycott.html

Puma’s new dizzy spell

Puma, the sportswear company, has said that it is taking the outbreak of fainting spells at its suppliers “very seriously.” The company is taking measures after a report by the Fair Labour Association found that breaches in labour laws had contributed to some 300 workers ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072650626/National-news/pumas-new-dizzy-spell.html

After Mass Faintings, Factory Temporarily Closes

Hung Wah Cambodia Garment factory has been temporarily closed by its management after a second mass fainting spell of its floor workers. Authorities have asked that the factory close for a short time in order for the workers to have an opportunity to relax. There ...

Fire trucks blamed in fainting

The mass fainting spell that affected the Hung Wah Cambodia Garment Manufacturing factory in Phnom Penh yesterday  has been blamed on the lack of sleep due to fire trucks having been nearby during the night putting out a blaze. There has been some debate over ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072250573/National-news/fire-trucks-blamed-in-fainting.html

Beer girl exploitation revealed

The exploitation of women who work as beer promoters is soon to be exposed in a report that is going to be released by Care Cambodia and the Solidarity Association of Beer Promoters in Cambodia. The report will include first had accounts and interviews of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072250581/National-news/beer-girl-exploitation-revealed.html

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