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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)

Great Duke Labor Dispute Continues Following Protests, Arbitration

The owner of the closed Great Duke Hotel in Phnom Penh has until Friday to settle a monthslong dispute with former employees, a Labor Ministry official said after the ex-staff resumed protests this week and were earlier awarded compensation by arbiters.

Ouch Leng, center, leaves the Kratie Provincial Court in this photograph posted to Ma Chettra’s Facebook page on March 16, 2020.

Anti-Logging Activists Released With Warning From Kratie Court

Four anti-logging activists were let go on Monday after being questioned by a provincial court prosecutor and labeled as suspects by local authorities, following their detention by a timber company with a land concession next to Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary.

Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on February 24, 2020, in this photograph posted to his Facebook page.

Hun Sen Outlines Plans to Shore Up Economy Amid Virus, EBA Risks

Amid economic risks from the global coronavirus outbreak and the E.U.’s partial suspension of duty-free trade benefits, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday laid out measures aimed at shoring up the nation’s key tourism and garment sectors.

Health Ministry spokesman Ly Sovann

Man With Coronavirus Remains Stable in Quarantine

A Chinese man who was identified as Cambodia’s first case of the novel coronavirus is in stable condition, but remains in quarantine in a Preah Sihanouk provincial hospital, officials said on Tuesday.