The majority of garment factory unions organizing a nationwide stay-at-home strike among their members, which was set to begin today, decided to delay their plans until next month following a meeting among union leaders Tuesday.
The bipartisan Election Reform Commission, which has met twice since its creation last month and produced few results, appears to now have broken down entirely, with the ruling CPP saying it will refuse to even consider a provision that the opposition says is fundamental for any further meetings.
Corruption remains the most significant challenge facing Cambodia’s economy, according to a survey of more than 300 employers conducted last year by the International Labor Organization, the results of which were released Tuesday.
The only daughter of deceased Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot is due to be married on Sunday in Banteay Meanchey Province, according to a copy of the wedding invitation.
Prime Minister Hun Sen advised the country’s newest crop of teachers not to feel down about their poor salaries, recalling that were they embarking on their careers in the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge regime their pay would be a few bags of rice each month.
With the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 comprising 10 nations, including China and the U.S., and employing an array of military and civilian officials, Cambodia’s absence from the list of countries helping in the search is not a surprise, a regional defense expert said Tuesday.
An argument over loud music broke out at a wedding in Kampot province on Monday, resulting in shots being fired but not casualties, police said Tuesday.
The Mondolkiri Provincial Court on Tuesday charged 15 Vietnamese nationals with illegally crossing the border and logging protected forest, four days after the group was detained by members of the ethnic Bunong minority in a community forest 20 km from the border.
The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge will today inaugurate a new research facility in Phnom Penh that will bring together national and international scientists to work on emerging diseases, the French Embassy said.
The Kratie Provincial Court on Sunday charged three villagers with illegally clearing community forest, and six more for clearing state-owned land, officials said Monday.
Campaigning for an end to illegal logging in their community forest, villagers in Kompong Chhnang province over three days stopped dozens of trucks—allegedly transporting illegally logged wood—and “educated” the drivers, according to local authorities.