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8 September 2019

Cambodia: Govt vows to end child labour in brick industry by 2020; CSOs call for solutions to address poverty as root cause

Author: Leonie Kijewski, VOANews

"Cambodia Launches Campaign to End Child Labor in Brick Industry," 07 September 2019...

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22 August 2019

Cambodia: The govt. reviews the permits and safety standards of 297 construction projects in Preah Sihanouk since the deadly collapse in June

Author: Sokhean Ben, Khmer Times

"Committee inspects hundreds of projects", 21 August 2019...

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9 August 2019

Cambodia: A study shows construction sites lack sanitary standards and fall short of labour law compliance

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Construction site temp housing ‘not sanitary’", 8 August 2019...

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8 August 2019

USA: Irving Materials workers end strike after company agrees to new three-year contract, ensuring health care and wage increases

Author: Teamsters

"Teamsters Local 215 Ratifies Contract with Irving Materials, Inc.", 7 August 2019...

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7 August 2019

Cambodia: Govt. suspends 22 construction sites in Sihanoukville province after finding out they lack licenses

Author: Sovuthy Khy, Khmer Times

"Minister temporarily halts work at 22 building sites in Sihanoukville", 5 August 2019...

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1 August 2019

Sri Lanka: Workers at glove factory strike over alleged union-busting by management

Since 2018, workers at ATG Ceylon Pvt Ltd. –  a British-Sri Lankan industrial gloves manufacturer – have been staging protests over alleged labour abuses and union busting at the company’s two factories based in the Katunayake Free Trade Zone....

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25 July 2019

Cambodia: Govt. calls on all governors to review construction projects for permits and take legal action against those who do not have approval

Author: Vida Taing, Khmer Times

"Governors ordered to review construction projects for permits", 24 July 2019...

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17 July 2019

Cambodia: Interior Minister reminds Phnom Penh and provincial administrations to conduct checks on all construction activities and their licenses

Author: Sovuthy Khy, Khmer Times

"Sar Kheng pushes for checks on all construction sites", 17 July 2019...

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15 July 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“El amianto, el "asesino silencioso" que Colombia tardó en desterrar” 14 de julio de 2019...

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9 July 2019

Cambodia: Govt. introduces measures against illegal construction sites following the deadly collapse in June

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Illegal building sites to have power cut", 8 July 2019...

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