Inside look at ‘fainting’ factory

After a three-day standstill at a Puma supplier, shoemakers returned this morning to the factory floors in Phnom Penh where 49 workers reportedly fell ill Monday morning. Huey Chuen factory Assistant General Manager Zhang Hanchang – who led reporters from The Post through the empty factory ...

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 ...

Mass Faintings Continue at Two Factories

Workers at two different factories in Phnom Penh suffered mass fainting spells yesterday according to the Ministry of Labor and the factory officials. A Puma owned shoe factory 49 workers fainted and at the Hung Way garment factory another 64 workers fainted. The Puma factory ...

Police Prove Mass Fainting at Phnom Penh Garment Factory

70 workers at the Hung Wah Cambodia Garment Mfg. factory have fainted bringing the number of mass fainting in factories over the last year to nine. It is a well known phenomenon in Cambodia with three major spells so far this year. “Excessive hours of ...

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 ...

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