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NagaWorld agrees to reinstate union representative, raise workers’ salaries

NagaWorld on Friday afternoon agreed to reinstate union representative Chhim Sithar and raise salaries between 18 and 30 percent for all staff, following two days of strikes.

Naga casino workers strike in support of union leader

Almost 2,000 NagaWorld workers protested in front of the casino in Phnom Penh on Thursday on the first day of a strike demanding the reinstatement of their union representative as well as higher wages.

Cambodia, US mark 70 years since diplomatic relations established

Cambodia and the U.S. on Wednesday marked 70 years since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1950, with Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and U.S. Ambassador W. Patrick Murphy looking ahead to areas of future cooperation.

Owners of collapsed Kep building released on bail

The Kampot Provincial Court has released on bail the couple who owned an under-construction building in Kep province that collapsed on Friday killing 36 people, including six children.

Rescue ends with 36 dead, including 6 children, after Kep building collapse

Rescue efforts were called off just before midday Sunday with 36 bodies recovered from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Kep province, while 23 survivors were sent to hospital.

Rescue ends with 36 dead, including 6 children, after Kep building collapse

Rescue efforts were called off just before midday Sunday with 36 bodies recovered from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Kep province, while 23 survivors were sent to hospital.

Rescuers pull bodies from collapsed building in Kep; building owner arrested

Seven people are dead and 18 injured following the collapse of an under-construction building in Kep city on Friday, with the building’s owner arrested and being questioned at the provincial police headquarters on Saturday.

Appeal Court rejects request to halt reinvestigation of RFA case

The Appeal Court has upheld the reinvestigation order into a pornography case against two former Radio Free Asia journalists who are also accused of espionage.

Disabled CNRP activist to be released after sentence reduced

The Appeal Court on Thursday reduced the prison term of a disabled opposition activist jailed for insulting Prime Minister Hun Sen on Facebook, with his release expected on Friday or Saturday.

As fish disappear from rivers and lakes, fishers struggle with livelihoods

Nhem Sophal gets up shortly after midnight every night to fish the Tonle Sap lake, trying to support his family.

Kem Sokha summoned for treason trial

Former opposition leader Kem Sokha on Tuesday received his summons to attend a trial at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Jan. 15 over treason charges related to allegedly working with the U.S. to topple the government.

RFA journalists maintain innocence as they appeal reinvestigation

Two former Radio Free Asia journalists on Monday asked the Appeal Court to reject the reinvestigation of their case as ordered by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in October.

Japan recognizes academics, government official for contribution to relations

The Japanese Embassy has recognized three people as “outstanding persons” for promoting mutual understanding through university exchange programs between Cambodia and Japan.

Garment factories lobby for savings to make up for rising wages

Garment manufacturers this week lobbied for more cost-saving policies to offset the rise in the sector’s minimum wage.

NagaWorld workers set date for strike

Workers at Phnom Penh’s NagaWord casino are set to strike on Jan 9, a union said in a letter to the company.

Sex-trafficking documentary case heads to Supreme Court

The case against Rath Rott Mony, a translator jailed for two years for his alleged contributions to Russia Today’s documentary on sex trafficking in Cambodia, is headed to the Supreme Court, Rott Mony’s lawyer said.