- 29 May 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Child labor / Economy and commerce / Education and training / Education policy and administration / Investment / Labor / Labor policy and administration / Law and judiciary / Social development
- American Center for International Solidarity Country Manager / ASICS / Child Exploitation / child labour / CLEC / collapse / Community Legal Education Center / Community Legal Education Center Consultant / Dave Welsh / exploitation / Factories / Factory Audit / Factory collapse / factory inspections / factory working conditions / Fasify Documents / Footwear / garment / Garment factories / Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia / Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia Secretary-general / health and safety / ILO Inspection / Inspections / Japanese aid / Japanese companies / Joel Preston / Kantouk Commune / Ken Loo / Kim Dany / Kompong Speu / Kompong Speu Province / labour / Labour laws / law violations / Lei Shi Ken / Ministry of Labour’s Child Labour Department Director / Mittapheap District / New Star Shoes / New Star Shoes Factory / Por Sen Chey district / Preah Sihanouk / Preah Sihanouk Province / shoes / shoes factory / Taiwan / Taiwanese companies / underage recruits / Underage Workers / Veng Heang / Wing Star incident / Wing Star Shoes / Wing Star Shoes Co Ltd / Wing Star Shoes factory / worker rights / workers / working conditions / Ying Dong Administration official / Ying Dong Shoes Factory
Child labour is being used at a footwear factory owned by the same Taiwan-based company as Wing Star Shoes – where two workers were killed in a ceiling collapse this month – numerous employees have told the Post. A former Ying Dong employee said the ...
Land abuses 'threaten stability'
- 26 September 2012
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Agriculture and fishing / Economic land concessions and plantations / Environment and natural resources / Environmental and biodiversity protection / Human rights / Land / Land policy and administration / Land tenure and land titling / Law and judiciary / Protected areas / Public land lease / Social development
- Development / economic land concession / ELC / ELCs laws / land / land disputes / land enforcment / Land rights / law violations / legislations / Protected areas / UN Human Rights Council / United Nations
Cambodia’s economic land concession (ELC) policies are hindering development far more than helping it and beginning to erode the country’s hard-won stability, Cambodia’s special rapporteur warned yesterday. “As I have noted in relation to other sectors in Cambodia, the existence of the legal framework on paper ...