At least two people are dead and six injured after the ceiling of a Cambodian shoe factory collapsed. Investigators say that heavy equipment stored on the floor above caused the ceiling to buckle.
The recent dissolution of Cambodia’s main opposition party has cast a dark shadow over the country’s political future, with critics saying it dealt a death blow to democracy there. Ate Hoekstra reports from Phnom Penh.
Cambodia's garment industry provides cheap labor that allows for low prices and fast fashion around the world. But the people producing the clothing are struggling to stitch together a living. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say strict implementation of laws is needed to curb the problems.
The government has hailed a deal to raise wages for the country's estimated 700,000 garment workers. But some union representatives have criticized the latest raise, saying it falls short of a fair minimum wage.
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