Weekly news round-up / Week 42

Political (Cambodia-Specific)Walkout at wage talks 16-10-15https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ranariddh-kem-sokha-differ-over-party-merger-reports-97336/
A Cambodia Daily piece speculates on the possibility of a merger between the two major opposition parties the Cambodia National Rescue Party ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 41

Political (Cambodia-Specific)Walkout at wage talks 08-10-15http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/walkout-wage-talks
The evening of 7th October saw the conclusion of a secret ballot between government, union and employer representatives to decide upon a figure to submit to the government’s ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 40

Political (Cambodia-Specific)A tailored agreement 30-09-15
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tailored-agreementAfter a divisive consultation process, Cambodia’s garments unions have agreed to submit their minimum wage proposal at $168 – ten dollars more than the $158 that the majority ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 39

Political (Cambodia-Specific)PM Tells Rights Envoy to Focus on Racism22-09-15https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/pm-tells-rights-envoy-to-focus-on-racism-95014/ 
Several news outlets have reported on a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Rhona Smith,  the U.N.’s new special rapporteur ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 38

Political (Cambodia-Specific)No Changes Likely to Nauru Deal After Australian Political Shift 15-09-15
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/15767/no-changes-likely-to-nauru-deal-after-australian-political-shift/After Australian Prime Minister was ousted on Monday 14th September and replaced by ... Read More