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Former employees of the closed-down Great Duke Hotel raise banners demanding severance pay and benefits on January 20, 2020 in Phnom Penh. (Panha Chorpoan/VOD)

Ex-Great Duke Hotel Workers Continue Compensation Demands

The owner of the shuttered Great Duke Hotel in Phnom Penh has declined to offer unpaid seniority payments and other benefits demanded by workers, while agreeing to pay compensation for unused annual leave, according to the union representing workers in the ongoing dispute.

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.

Officials visit the site of a collapsed pagoda building on December 2, 2019, in this photograph posted to the Siem Reap Provincial Hall's Facebook page.

Investigation Underway After Pagoda Collapse Kills 3

Land management officers and court officials have begun an investigation into the causes and blame for the collapse of an under-construction pagoda dining hall on Monday that killed three people and injured at least 13 others.