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The Apsara Authority, which oversees the running of the Angkor Wat Temple Complex, said the “ignominious” products should be removed from the site.
"Bilateral defense ties have undergone drastic setbacks over the past few years amid Cambodia’s growing closer security ties with China and political tensions surrounding Cambodia’s general elections last year."
The demonstration is being organized by a CNRP offshoot, the Cambodia National Rescue Movement, which was founded by the CNRP’s former president Sam Rainsy and has been labeled a “terrorist” movement by the Cambodian government.
On January 9, Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered that diplomatic passports issued to foreign nationals should be collected and reviewed.
The EU has also begun a process to remove trade preferences from Cambodia under the “Everything But Arms” scheme, which Cambodia saves almost $700 million annually in tariffs.
Workers have reported that the factory has refused to reinstate male and senior staff members.
The visit follows denials by the Cambodian government over claims that China was seeking to create a de facto military base off Cambodia’s southern coast.
Cambodia's prime minister said he “doesn’t allow foreign military bases regardless of whether it’s for naval forces, infantry forces, or air forces.”
Y Sovann’s unexpected detention caused anger among his fellow villagers, who traveled to Phnom Penh to seek intervention from Prime Minister Hun Sen.
For former members of the CNRP, even organizing a private party comes with surveillance and questions from the authorities.
Tens of thousands of Vietnamese troops invaded Cambodia in late December 1978 and overthrew the Chinese-backed Khmer Rouge regime on 7 January 1979.
More than 800,000 federal workers have been furloughed or are working without pay.
Cambodia exported over $3 billion in goods to the US last year.
Hun Sen warned workers that continuing to press for the bonuses could lead to the closure of two-thirds of garment factories in the country.
The Win-Win policy is credited with ending Cambodia’s long-running civil war in 1998 by allowing members of rebel factions to integrate into the Cambodian military.
He was a founding member of the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ), an advocacy group for journalists and promoter of quality reporting.
Some 12.8 million of the 19.7 million California registered voters cast a vote.
Some 101 government officials, businessmen, and institutions in many countries around the world have been sanctioned under the law.
Four Cambodian union leaders who were convicted over their alleged involvement in organizing garment worker strikes that led to the deaths of at least five people in early 2014 have called for an independent inquiry into the use of force against protesters.
Long Ry, a former lawmaker, and his wife, Chea Sokuntheany, secretary of the CNRP’s women’s movement, arrived at Lowell, MA, on Saturday after living in exile in Thailand for more than a year.