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(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

A proposal to transform the Areng Valley in Koh Kong province into an eco-tourism destination has been sent by leader of parliament Heng Samrin to Prime Minister Hun Sen on behalf of a group of opposition lawmakers.

(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

After a meeting with National Election Committee (NEC) officials yesterday, Japanese officials said they are prepared to assist Cambodia in completing and implementing new election legislation.

(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

A witness who worked on the notorious “January 1” dam site in Kampong Thom province spoke at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday about details of his job as a land surveyor for the site.

(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Rights group Adhoc on Wednesday sent a letter to the Ministry of Labour demanding they provide further support for people who, the ministry determined, were scammed by a company offering foreign job postings.

(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

The UN should be seen and not heard, at least when it comes to Cambodia’s controversial draft NGO law, Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong said yesterday.

(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

A coalition of 10 labour unions this week called for the government and garment factories to provide workers with safe transportation, on the heels of a gruesome traffic accident that killed 18 people on their way to work.

(22-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Cambodia has approved the transfer of four refugees from Australia who were previously housed on the Pacific island of Nauru to be resettled here under an agreement signed between the two countries last year.

(22-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong on Thursday took the U.N. to task over a recent letter four of its senior country officials wrote criticizing the government’s secretive drafting of a controversial NGO law, a day after the ministry called the U.S. ambassador’s remarks on the same issue “insolent.”

(22-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Four people were arrested Thursday over an attack on protesting workers in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district, who say a rival union leader was responsible for ordering the attack, officials and worker representatives said.

(22-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

A spokesman for the Labor Ministry said Thursday that Cambodia has still not finalized any agreement to send migrant workers to Qatar, but the head of a recruitment agency said the ministry had assured him he would be allowed to send about 80 workers there “as soon as possible.”