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Garment exports have continued to rise, but at a slower pace than earlier in the year, according to the latest government figures.

October 24, 2014

The defense teams for Khmer Rouge tribunal defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan both stayed away from a meeting Tuesday that the court hoped would help end their boycott of the second phase of Case 002, in which their clients stand accused of genocide and other crimes.

October 22, 2014

Immigration chief Sok Phal is in Australia to meet with officials there about the controversial refugee deal the two countries signed last month, but will not be visiting Nauru, where Australia is detaining the asylum seekers it wants to send to Cambodia, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

October 22, 2014

Australia’s foreign affairs minister thanked Prime Minister Hun Sen over the weekend for agreeing to resettle ref­ugees seeking asylum in Aus­tralia, and stressed that the transfers would be on a voluntary basis.

October 20, 2014

Some of the unions that have been demanding a hefty $77 raise to the current monthly minimum wage of $100 for the country’s garment workers said Thursday they were willing to go as low as a $35 increase, though others refused to budge.

October 17, 2014

Cambodians have experienced one of the largest drops in the rate of hunger in the world over the past quarter century, though the situation in the country still remains “serious,” according to a new report by three international NGOs.

October 17, 2014

The 200 Cambodian families suing U.K. firm Tate & Lyle in London over sugar the company has bought from a pair of local plantations accused of stealing their land have switched lawyers, delaying the start of the trial, which was expected to start this month.

October 16, 2014

More than 1,000 garment workers gathered in Phnom Penh and marched through the city center Sunday, demanding a “decent wage” from their factories, the largest garment-sector demonstration in the capital since military police fatally suppressed a protest for higher wages in January.

October 13, 2014

NGO workers interviewing evictees in Oddar Meanchey province said police pulled their car over without cause on Saturday and tried to seize one of their cameras, the third reported case of authorities in the area harassing the group’s staff in the past month.

October 13, 2014

Garment and footwear exports earned $3.92 billion over the first eight months of 2014, up more than 7 percent year-on-year, according to new figures from the Ministry of Commerce.

October 10, 2014
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