- 29 May 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Child labor / Economy and commerce / Education and training / Education and training 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 ...
- 12 December 2011
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Human rights / Social development
- footwear exports / Garment exports / Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia / Human Rights / Human Rights Watch / International Labour Solidarity / Ken Loo / labor / labour / New Star Shoes / Prison Law / Prisoners / Taiwan
Human rights groups are warning that Cambodia’s new Prison Law will create financial incentives for violations of human rights within the Kingdom’s prisons and tarnish the image of the country’s most lucrative export industry: footwear and garments. They point to Article 71 of the new law, ...