Seven members of the Khmer National Liberation Front, who were present in court on Friday, are set to spend the next five to seven years of their lives in jail. But Sam Serey, the group’s leader, is living in Denmark, where he claims to have been granted political asylum.
April 15, 2014
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy was scheduled to depart for the Netherlands last night to attend a Liberal International conference in Rotterdam with other leaders of liberal parties from around the world.
April 14, 2014
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has committed $148.8 million to Cambodia over the next three years following a worldwide restructuring of its funding model.
April 10, 2014
Facing public pressure from major garment brands and labor unions, the Ministry of Labor and the International Labor Organization will cooperate in the coming months to reform the current system of setting the minimum wage in the garment sector.
April 7, 2014
When the ruling CPP and opposition CNRP sat down Monday for a third round of electoral reform talks, the ruling party took a surprising new direction in its policy priorities.
March 19, 2014
Garment factories that fail to meet basic standards for working conditions are once again being publicly named by the International Labor Organization (ILO) following the launch Monday of the Transparency Database by the ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia program.
March 18, 2014
Prince Norodom Ranariddh opened the latest chapter in his topsy-turvy political career Sunday with the official launch of the Community of Royalist People Party, warning that the upsurge in support for the opposition CNRP threatened the monarchy.
March 17, 2014
A draft trade union law that the government has pledged to introduce by the end of the year includes provisions that will allow for unions to be suspended if their activities are deemed illegal, the head of Cambodia’s largest employers association said Wednesday.
March 13, 2014
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.
March 12, 2014
The government now requires union leaders to prove that they have no criminal record before registering new branches of their organization, according to a statement from the Ministry of Labor, a decision that comes less than a week before planned nationwide strikes in the garment sector.
March 7, 2014