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Delay on maid deal: ministry

The Ministry of Labour plans to delay signing off on a controversial agreement to reopen a pipeline of Cambodian maids to Malaysia until a deal is reached on a second agreement regarding other migrant workers, a ministry official said yesterday. Labour Ministry spokesman Heng Sour told ...

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http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/delay-maid-deal-ministry

Maids seek justice in Malaysia

Chased out of the house by her Malaysian employer, fresh-faced Tieng SaSa, 18, found shelter with an NGO, escaping alleged abuse at the hands of her employer that included binding her hands and beating her feet with a metal club until her bones broke. Three months ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050956053/National-news/maids-seek-justice-in-malaysia.html

Maid death numbers shock

The Cambodian embassy in Malaysia has reported that nine migrant domestic workers have died there this year, including one on Sunday, a rights activist and an opposition parliamentarian visiting Kuala Lumpur said yesterday. After a press conference held by the Malaysian rights group Tenaganita, Moeun Tola, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011111052690/National-news/maid-death-numbers-shock.html

Maid freeze wins support

Rights groups said yesterday a ban on sending Cambodian domestic workers to Malaysia – signed by the Prime Minister on Saturday – should not be lifted until both countries implemented measures to stop deaths, rapes, forced detainment and under-age recruitment in the labour sector. Groups including ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011101752160/National-news/maid-freeze-wins-support.html

Maid nightmares retold

A Cambodia migrant worker who was at times threatened at knifepoint, tied up or punched in the head by her employer yesterday revealed her chilling experience of the labour recruitment industry.  Following her testimony via video link, broadcast at Sam Rainsy Party headquarters, opposition parliamentarian ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011082651282/National-news/labour-nightmares-retold.html

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