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A security guard inspects damage at  Nishiku Enterprise’s garment factory in Takeo province yesterday morning

Factory collapse injures four
Gov’t, owners must do more to ensure safety in garment sector: labour groups

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Better Factories Cambodia chief technical adviser Jill Tucker on factory construction as being the garment industry's top safety risk

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Not so happy childhoods

More than half of the nation’s minors encounter some form of physical violence before the age of 18, according to the results of a nationwide survey released by the government and UNICEF yesterday.

Angkor beer gift avoids rules

Taekwondo gold medallist Sorn Seavmey shows her medal, during a press conference in Phnom Penh earlier this month

Sorn Seavmey, the teenage taekwondo athlete who turned national celebrity after winning Cambodia’s first gold medal at the Asian Games, will not be appearing in any advertisements from alcohol or tobacco companies, despite being deluged with gifts

CNRP youth: we’ll fight ISIS

Cambodia National Rescue Party youth member Soung Sophorn talks to the media last year

At least 50 opposition party youth members and supporters are asking for permission to join the US-led fight against Islamic State militants, a leading activist said yesterday.

NGOs want logging tycoon stripped of licences

The government should revoke Try Pheap’s timber collection licences, a coalition of NGOs and indigenous groups said yesterday, following allegations that the tycoon made a profit of more than $220 million in just three years illegally logging the

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Paris Peace Agreements

Anniversary met with animosity

Anti-Vietnamese sentiment strong at commemoration of Paris Peace Agreements.

Veterans

Veterans short-changed

Former soldiers, many disabled, travel far to the capital in their almost decade long battle to regain lands promised to them in return for defecting from the Khmer Rouge.

Factory

Factory floor collapses

Garment workers lucky to escape with minor injuries after accident in Takeo province.