Publication date 09 March 2018 | 11:03 | ICT
Sok Phalla, her hair in a high plait, sipped sugarcane juice on the street shortly after seeing the prime minister speak on Wednesday. Her pregnant belly swelled under a grey and pink floral dress – she’s due to give birth to her second child, a baby boy, before the month is out.
Analysis: The government has announced plans to cover workers’ severance, but is it the best solution to factory disputes?Publication date 28 February 2018 | 07:08 | ICT
The government will begin to pay out of pocket for severance wages for labourers at abruptly shuttered factories whose owners have fled, effectively enacting a pro-worker policy without further burdening private businesses – albeit
In Cambodia’s courts, it’s a man’s world – with the effects felt by female employees and victims alikePublication date 23 February 2018 | 06:44 | ICT
The number of women in the Cambodian judicial system remains stubbornly low, new statistics compiled by the Cambodian National Council for Women show, with the detrimental effects of that imbalance felt throughout the court system.
Long thought to have been Cambodia’s capital during a ‘dark age’, digs are unearthing Longvek’s place as a centre of global tradePublication date 19 February 2018 | 07:28 | ICT
The town of Longvek, in Kampong Tralach district, is picturesque but unremarkable. Cows graze between rice paddies and stilted wooden homes dot the landscape.
Publication date 16 February 2018 | 09:46 | ICT
Publication date 09 February 2018 | 07:13 | ICT
Klien Savoeun’s hand absent-mindedly drifts to her stomach as she sits on a bamboo platform in her Sa’ang district home. Her lightly-freckled face breaks into a smile when asked if her incoming child is kicking.
Publication date 08 February 2018 | 07:05 | ICT
Life was quiet at first in the Kandal Stung village where Uong Sim and her husband settled more than 20 years ago.
Publication date 30 January 2018 | 06:47 | ICT
When Kem Ley was gunned down in broad daylight more than a year and a half ago, it sparked the Kingdom’s largest outpouring of grief since the death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, the architect of Cambodia’s independence.
Publication date 26 January 2018 | 07:49 | ICT
When Heng Ny laughs, hundreds of lines run across his face. Sitting in front of his simple house with cats and chickens at his feet, discussing his relationship is what brings out a smile.
Publication date 23 January 2018 | 06:55 | ICT
Sitting on the white tile floor in his home on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, 29-year-old Yan Muon switched back and forth between Khmer and English as he remembered four years spent working at an electronics factory in Malaysia.
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