Danielle Keeton-Olsen
Employee Touy Sreyrei washes clothes at New Life Laundry Shop in Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tompun commune on May 23, 2020. (Hun Sirivadh/VOD)

Wages Fall Hard for Workers with Low Income, Education

Wage cuts hit workers with lower education, and those in the provinces, in the first four months of the year, according to a new survey, with a labor advocate predicting salary reductions to continue for the foreseeable future.

Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a Thai pro-democracy activist, in a screenshot from a video posted to his Facebook page on June 3, 2020, the day before he was abducted in Phnom Penh.

Imprint of Abducted Thai Activist Begins to Fade From Neighborhood

Three months after a Thai activist was allegedly abducted from outside a Chroy Changvar district apartment, neighbors say other Thai regulars who used to be seen in the area are no longer around, while apartment management denies the man had even lived there.

Licadho monitoring manager Am Sam Ath (file photo)

UN Asked Government for Answers Over ‘Intimidation’ of Licadho Official

The U.N. on Tuesday publicly released a letter challenging the government over alleged “intimidation” against a Licadho official, as the government continued to attack the group for participating in “a network” of local and international organizations working to “fabricate” news about Cambodia.

Authorities and observers gather at the site of an explosion in Phnom Penh on July 18, 2020 (Matt Surrusco/VOD)

At Least Four Dead in Phnom Penh Gas Explosion, Officers Say

Bodies continued to be pulled from the scene of a huge gas explosion in central Phnom Penh into Saturday evening, with two shops destroyed and officers at the scene saying at least four people, including a girl, had died.