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Cambodian rice set for export to South Africa

Milled rice exporter Mekong Oryza Trading Co Ltd signed an export memorandum of understanding (MoU) with companies from Hong Kong and South Africa in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. The agreement was inked between Mekong Oryza Trading, Hong Kong-based Zhonghui Taifu International Co Ltd and South African-based ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-rice-set-export-south-africa

Trafficker gets 10 years

The manager of Giant Ocean International, a now-defunct recruitment firm notorious for abuse scandals, was sentenced yesterday to 10 years in jail for trafficking hundreds of Cambodian fishermen to work in slave-like conditions overseas. Taiwanese national Lin Yu-shin, who ran the firm, was arrested in May ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea and Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/trafficker-gets-10-years

Illegal migration ticking up

llegall migration is on the rise, but human trafficking cases appear to be declining, according to the government’s annual labor migration report, released yesterday. Speaking at the start of a three-day workshop held at the Ministry of Interior that involving embassies, NGOs and government officials, Chou ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032764724/National/illegal-migration-ticking-up.html

Cambodian fishermen returned from Africa

Two Cambodian fishermen, trafficked into slave labour in South Africa in mid-2011, returned safely to Phnom Penh on Friday after being rescued by legal resource group the Community Legal Education Center. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072357553/National-news/cambodian-fishermen-returned-from-africa.html

Fishermen repatriated in growing numbers

Five Cambodian workers rescued from slave-like conditions on a fishing vessel at a port in Senegal were repatriated last Thursday. Cambodia has rescued seven labourers from Senegal, four from South Africa and five from China this year, said Huy Pichsovann ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071657440/National-news/fishermen-repatriated-in-growing-numbers.html

Replacement for Toll’s Kerr has arrived in Phnom Penh

Toll Royal Railways chief executive David Kerr is on track to leave Cambodia by the end of the month, according to his expected replacement. Bobby Luow, a 40-year veteran of the rail industry, mainly in South Africa, told the Post he had been brought in to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012040355387/Business/replacement-for-tolls-kerr-has-arrived-in-phnom-penh.html

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