June 10, 2019
Child Labor

Brick Factories Warned of Closure Over Child Labor

The Labor Ministry has announced that authorities will be ordered to shutter brick factories that allow children to enter their production facilities, in an effort to put a stop to the dangerous and illegal use of child labor in the industry.


CPP Takes Control of 98 Percent of District, Provincial Seats

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) took control of more than 98 percent of seats on the district and provincial councils following a vote by commune councilors last month, the National Election Committee (NEC) announced on Saturday.

Illegal Logging

NGOs Raise Concerns Over Illegal Logging

Illegal logging and timber trafficking are continuing with impunity as local administrators and government officials become complacent under the country’s single-party rule, two NGO officers said.