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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodians fearing crackdown on migrant workers in exodus from Thailand

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 08:22pm by AP

    ... have denied the rumours and sought to quell concerns about a crackdown, adding that they have plans to systematise migrant labour. Cambodians, both legally and illegally, fill low-paying and undesirable jobs shunned by most Thais, as do migrants from Thailand's other poor neighbours, especially Myanmar. Cambodian Labour Minister Ith Samheng said about 200,000 Cambodian migrants had ...

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    Cambodia tentatively agrees to accept asylum seekers headed to Australia

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:14pm by AP

    ... to take the asylum seekers, who are being held in camps on the Pacific island nation of Nauru under an agreement with Australia. However, he stressed that Cambodia had not yet approved the deal. ... are mostly from the Middle East, South Asian countries and Myanmar, and the camps on Nauru are considered processing camps rather than settlements. Australia essentially pays Nauru for hosting ...

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    UK sugar giant linked to child labour abuses in Cambodia

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Koh Kong UK sugar giant linked to abuses case The British sugar giant Tate & Lyle has imported large volumes of sugar from Cambodia through a supplier that is accused of using child labour, being complicit in expropriating land and inflicting violence on local people. Tate & Lyle- which is the EU's largest cane sugar producer and whose ingredients ...

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    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... to be closed. Their complex case has been split into a series of smaller trials, starting with the forced evacuation of the population into rural labour camps and the related charges of crimes against ...

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    Cambodian police clash with protesting workers

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... month next year. Thousands of garment workers protested on Friday outside the labour ministry or joined with opposition demonstrators in the capital demanding that Prime Minister Hun Sen step ... Labour Organisation accused Cambodia of backsliding in efforts to improve working conditions in the sector. ...

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    Three dead after Cambodian police fire on striking garment workers

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:44pm by Associated Press

    ... in Cambodia opened fire to break up a labour protest by striking garment workers, police and human rights workers said. Chuon Narin, deputy chief of the Phnom Penh Municipal Police, said the three ... The government has offered US$100 a month. Although the wage and election issues are not directly linked, the opposition has close ties with the country’s labour movement. On Sunday, many workers joined ...

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    Anger of factory workers poses a challenge for Cambodia's Hun Sen

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:26pm by Reuters

    ... It sounds like an all-too familiar story of labour disputes in one of Asia's poorest countries, but this time it's different. Their strike has taken on a new significance and is presenting ... strangling themselves. When investors close factories, we can't find hundreds of thousands of jobs for the people. Businesses are worried. They might say 'bye bye'." The Labour ...

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    Cambodian opposition rallies for second day after protest death

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 03:42pm

    ... to disperse thousands challenging a disputed election win by Prime Minister Hun Sen, sparking clashes in which one man was shot dead. At least 1,000 protesters had defied the authorities by camping ... Rouge see little appeal in his iron-fisted approach and are disillusioned by growing land evictions, labour disputes and graft, as well as Cambodia’s close political ties with top investor ...

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    Woman shot dead and several injured in protest by garment workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... US$110 a month with overtime. In July the International Labour Organisation accused Cambodia of backsliding in efforts to improve working conditions in the sector. The kingdom was failing to make progress in areas such as worker and fire safety and the use of child labour, it said in a report. Prime Minister Hun Sen has said protests may imperil the country’s garment industry by persuading ...

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    Cambodia opposition party denounces 'staged' rally against leader

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:01pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... people from cities to work in labours camps in the countryside. Its radical policies led to the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people from starvation, disease, overwork and execution. Many ...




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