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Top H&M suppliers called out over alleged labour rights violations

An employee leaves a Phnom Penh factory in 2013 where H&M garments were being produced.

Four premium suppliers for Swedish clothing giant H&M have been called out by a local labour rights group for their continued use of short-term contracts, hampering employees’ ability to unionise and, in one case, allegedly paying workers less than the $140 monthly minimum wage.

CPP’s ‘local grip tight’

Officials tally votes following the 2012 commune elections.

Moves to decentralise Cambodia’s government have not fostered democracy or transparency, but instead proven a sleight of hand by the ruling party to maintain its grip on power, a new research paper has argued.

Eight charged over grenade, 2015 shooting

Suspects in a Phnom Penh grenade attack are guarded by authorities at the Ministry of Interior last week during a press conference.

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has charged eight individuals, including three Vietnamese nationals, for their alleged parts in the September 6 grenade attack on Phnom Penh’s Street 163 and a separate, but related, shooting from 2015.

Air link could give Indonesian trade more lift

A Garuda airline plane taxis while another is parked at Jakarta’s Soekarno Hatta International airport in 2007. AFP/Jewel Samad

A three-day trade and tourism conference aimed at promoting Indonesian-made products in Phnom Penh ended yesterday and although the conference is hoped to boost bilateral trade, an Indonesian diplomat said direct flights would be needed to facilitate the flow of business between the two countries.

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Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".