Despite Maid Abuses, Cambodia Retains Trafficking Ranking

Cambodia held on to its Tier 2 ranking for the third straight year in the U.S. State Depart- ments latest global Trafficking in Persons Report, which praised the country for a rise in prosecutions, but criticized the country over a new sub-decree on migrant labor. In ...

Abused Maid to Remain in Malaysia for Case

A hospitalized Cambodian woman who was severely beaten and subjected to humiliating abuse while working as a maid will remain in Malaysia to see out the legal process against her Malaysian employers, an official said yesterday. Tan Mong Huwai, 36, and his wife, Eng Lay Sang, ...

Maid's cause of death sparks investigation

Government authorities are investigating the death of a migrant domestic worker in Malaysia after her family and rights groups raised questions about the stated cause of death from a lung infection, a relative of the deceased woman said yesterday. Na Rith, 42, said his cousin Ouk ...

Maid tells of Malaysia abuse

A domestic migrant worker who returned to Cambodia on Saturday yesterday recounted two years of alleged physical abuse by her employer in Malaysia while she fulfilled a contract for a recruitment firm based in the capital. At a press conference held by Sam Rainsy Party lawmaker ...

Another Cambodian maid dies in Malaysia

An 18-year-old Battambang woman who was working as a maid in Malaysia has become the latest in a string of domestic workers to die there this year, and the second to die in less than a month, SRP lawmaker Mu Sochua and the woman’s family ...

Missing in Malaysia: Father says concerns fell on deaf ears

The father of an 18-year-old girl who he said had been missing in Malaysia for more than a year, has filed a complaint with the rights group Adhoc against the labour firm that sent her there. Minh Ngi, 46, from Preah Vihear province, said yesterday the ...

Family told to collect daughter's remains by recruitment agency

Another family has been asked to come and retrieve the remains of their dead daughter from a recruitment firm after she passed away in Malaysia, and they claim the agency that sent her threatened not to return her ashes if the family pursued legal action. The ...

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