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South Korea seeking more migrant workers in ’16

Prospective Cambodian migrant workers take a Korean language exam earlier this month to determine their eligibility for work in South Korea. Photo supplied

The number of migrant workers who will travel to South Korea this year will nearly double compared with last year, according to the Labour Ministry.

Gov’t health workers underpaid: study

A nurse attends to newborn quadruplets at a hospital last year in Preah Vihear province. A new report has found that public health workers like nurses and midwives are underpaid and undertrained. Photo supplied

Cambodia’s public health workers are underpaid and poorly trained, with a whopping 98 per cent relying on a second job to supplement their income, according to a recent report.

China cuts off Taiwan over deportation row

Chinese and Taiwanese nationals prepare to be deported to the Chinese mainland last week, a move Taiwan protested. Photo supplied

A spokesman for Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has labelled as “absurd” China’s decision to suspend relations after Taiwan complained about China “capturing” 25 Taiwanese nationals accused of telecommunications fraud in Cambodia.

Chinese firm floats proposal for rail link to capital’s port

A worker walks past a Royal Railway freight shipment in April 2016.

A Chinese state railway construction contractor has approached the government with a bid to conduct a feasibility study on connecting the capital’s river port to the Kingdom’s sole operating railway line, a state official said yesterday.

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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".

Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.