January 6, 2020
Rescuers search for people under the debris of a collapsed building in Kep province on January 3, 2020. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

Kep Official: Collapsed Building Was Constructed Illegally

A land management officer in Kep province said the seven-story building that collapsed on Friday, killing 36 and injuring 23 others, had started construction without a license and had only been permitted to build up to six stories.

A garment worker checks pants in a factory in Cambodia on December 9, 2014 (ILO)

Union’s Petition on EBA Rejected

A union’s petition blaming the government for the potential loss of Cambodia’s duty-free trade access to the E.U. was rejected by the prime minister’s cabinet.