New stadium to be constructed

Cambodia will start the construction of a new and more modern stadium on Friday, an official said. Prime Minister Hun Sen will preside over the groundbreaking ceremony for the stadium’s construction, covering 83 hectares of land in the commune of Bak Kheng, in the Russey Keo ...

Union leader attacked with brass knuckles and cleaver

A union representative led a 1,000-strong protest at a garment factory in the capital’s Russey Keo district yesterday, alleging the company hired a gangster to beat him up on Sunday – a claim the manager has denied. Chhim Sam On, a union leader with the Coalition ...

Residents seek compensation as homes fall into Tonle Sap

Nineteen families from Svay Pak commune in Russey Keo district protested for a second day Wednesday after their homes fell into the Tonle Sap River. Twenty-four houses along the river have been affected, they said. Although five have already left, the other 19 refuse to accept ...

Cambodia inaugurates food industry lab under Chinese aid

Cambodia on Friday inaugurated a food industry laboratory with Chinese aid, aiming at assisting food quality improvement, research and technology development, officials said. The China-Cambodia Food Industry Laboratory is situated in the complex of the Industrial Laboratory Center of Cambodia in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district. ...

Villagers refuse $500 compensation for damaged houses

Local authorities in the capital’s Russey Keo district had offered residents living along the banks of the Tonle Sap $500 compensation in the wake of sand dredging that began a week ago and has already caused structural damage to their homes, villagers told the Post ...

Three satellite city projects underway

Three projects of the six satellite cities around Phnom Penh that were originally approved by the government have been “significantly” developed, according to officials of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. Lao Tepseiha, deputy director of the construction department of the Ministry ...

Union leader hurt in strike

Thousands of garment workers went on strike yesterday demanding higher wages, fees for transportation and housing, and in one case, the elimination of smelly odours caused by a fish farm near their factory. Workers burned tyres and one union leader was allegedly assaulted with an electric ...

Mass faintings hit factory again

Female workers were rushed to hospital in a second mass fainting yesterday at Su Tong Fang Ying Kam garment factory in Russey Keo district, unionists said. About 17 female workers became overwhelmed with diesel fumes from their sewing machines and were rushed to Calmette Hospital, where ...

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