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News by Country: Cambodia

19 June 2020

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Cambodia

·      COVID-19 affected workers yet to receive gov’t help (Khmer Times, 6 May 2020)

·      About 400 workers protest to demand missing wages (Khmer Times, 5 May 2020)

·      Unions demand compensation, intervention amid pandemic (Khmer Times, 4 May 2020)

·      Cambodian workers owe $10 billion in microfinance debt as COVID-19 wipes out incomes (ASEAN Today, 2 May 2020)

·      Hanging on by a thread (Khmer Times, 2 May 2020)

·      Workers unions request minimum wage of $250 (Khmer Times, 1 May 2020)

·      Government support for workers during Covid-19 insufficient (South Asia Globe, 1 May 2020)

·      All is not well in the garment sector as exports drop by 50 percent in second trimester (Khmer Times, 30 April 2020)

·      Government deters gatherings on Labour Day amid coronavirus pandemic (Khmer Times, 29 April 2020)

·      Coronavirus takes its toll on garment industry with 130 factories suspending operations, affecting 100,000 workers (Khmer Times, 28 April 2020)

·      UNAIDS to provide protection and support to returning migrants in Cambodia (Khmer Times, 28 April 2020)

·      Cambodia’s exports to Thailand soar 115 percent (Khmer Times, 27 April 2020)

·      Logistics providers in Cambodia face bankruptcy because of COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 26 April 2020)

·      Cambodian Migrant Workers Are Prohibited from Returning to their Jobs Abroad (Cambodianess, 23 April 2020)

·      About 3,000 garment workers screened for COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 23 April 2020)

·      Over 300 workers protest to demand reinstatement (Khmer Times, 23 April 2020)

·      Hun Sen’s Coronavirus Crackdown (Foreign Policy, 23 April 2020)

·      Record FDI outflow from emerging markets could leave Cambodia exposed (Khmer Times, 22 April 2020)

·      Covid-19: A global approach to protecting garment workers in supply chains as Cambodia faces up to 500,000 job losses (Khmer Times, 23 April 2020)

·      Nearly 30,000 Garment Workers in Isolation; Even Split Between Capital and Provinces (VOA, 21 April 2020)

·      Migrants’ home remittances dwindle (Khmer Times, 21 April 2020)

·      30,000 workers forced to self-isolate over factory no-shows (CamboJa News, 20 April 2020)

·      More than 10,000 workers to be placed in quarantine (Khmer Times, 20 April 2020)

·      Cambodia: Unemployed to get $40 per month (The Phnom Penh Post, 20 April 2020)

·      AWOL workers will get no pay during 14-day quarantine (Khmer Times, 19 April 2020)

·      Garment Workers Fired for Violating Provincial Travel Ban (VOA, 17 April 2020)

·      Mandatory quarantine to help prevent coronavirus spread (Khmer Times, 17 April 2020)

·      Cambodia’s Lost Digital Opportunity in the COVID-19 Fight (The Diplomat, 17 April 2020)

·      Garment Workers Cornered by Job Loss, Virus Fears and Looming Debt (VOD, 16 April 2020)

·      New clothes pile up at Cambodian factories. Coronavirus forces U.S. brands to cancel orders (Los Angeles Times, 15 April 2020)

·      Fashion brands urge EU to delay ending Cambodia’s EBA (Khmer Times, 15 April 2020)

·      COVID-19 forces digitalisation of Cambodia’s workforce (Khmer Post, 14 April 2020)

·      Wide Outbreak Possible and Cambodia Needs to Continue COVID-19 Preparations, WHO Says (VOA, 14 April 2020)

·      NagaCorp denies reports of casino staffer COVID-19 infection (Calvinayre, 14 April 2020)

·      Garment workers in Cambodia, Myanmar and even Asia lose jobs as Covid-19 hits them hard (The Star, 13 April 2020)

·      Fears as Cambodia grants PM vast powers under Covid-19 pretext (The Guardian, 10 April 2020)

·      Cambodia: Reporter Jailed for Quoting Hun Sen on COVID-19 (Human Rights Watch, 10 April 2020)

·      Cambodia Cancels Khmer New Year Celebration 2020 to Fight Covid-19; State and Private Institutions Operate as Normal: PM Hun Sen (Fresh News, 9 April 2020)

·      Cambodia: temporary laid workers get just $70 (Phnom Penh Post, 7 April 2020)

·      Cambodia: Rights group concerns over arrests & harassment of activists amid the Covid-19 pandemic measures (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre)

·      World Bank approves $20 million for Cambodia’s COVID-19 response (WB, 2 April 2020) 

·      Cambodian garment workers strike over unpaid wages amid COVID-19 outbreak (Global Voices, 30 March 2020) 

·      Tripartite mechanism activated to mitigate impact of COVID-19 lockdown on workers (The News, 30 March 2020)

·      Garment Workers Strike Over Unpaid Wages Amid Virus Pandemic (VOD, 26 March 2020)

 



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