Nike investors reject pay equity, human rights proposals

Nike investors voted against two shareholder-led proposals during the sportswear giant’s annual meeting on Tuesday, according to a preliminary tally by the company.

Nike faces calls to pay garment workers ahead of annual shareholder meeting

More than a dozen investors are calling on Nike to pay garment workers in Cambodia and Thailand that a labour rights group said lost wages after COVID-19 factory shutdowns, according to a Sep 7 letter to Nike's CEO John Donahoe seen by Reuters.

Cambodia records 180 per cent rise in air passengers in first 8 months, says aviation report

Cambodia registered 3.4 million air travelers during the first eight months of 2023, a year-on-year increase of 180 percent, said a report released by the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation on Monday.

Cambodia, China to sign 6 more MoUs to enhance investment cooperation

Cambodia and China are expected to sign six more MoUs to enhance comprehensive investment cooperation.

Cambodia’s reportedly strong arrivals fail to impact tourism businesses

Official figures indicate Cambodia is in recovery mode, with the nation welcoming 3.03 million international visitors in the first seven months of 2023 – however, tourism players on the ground paint a different picture.

Cambodia’s ‘scamdemic’ reputation scares off travelers from China

Tourism becomes collateral damage as authorities struggle to tackle online gangs.

Yoon, Cambodian PM agree to further expand bilateral trade

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet agreed Thursday to further expand bilateral trade by actively using their recently implemented free trade agreement, the presidential office said.

Rising Cambodia Microfinance NPLs Signal Forced Land Sales, Child Labor

The rise in non-performing loans only hints at the heavy burden of debt borne by tens of thousands of rural Cambodians.

Cambodia clears projects on garment, other sectors worth $60 mn

The Council for the Development of Cambodia recently issued registration certificates to 10 manufacturing projects worth nearly $60 million to set up factories.

Donaco reports vastly improved FY23 results on reopening of Cambodia, Vietnam casinos

Southeast Asian casino operator Donaco International Ltd has reported a near 10-fold increase in revenues for the year ended 30 June 2023 of AU$24.33 million, up from just AU$2.4 million a year earlier thanks to the full reopening of its Cambodian and Vietnam casinos.

Union busting in Cambodia

Shun Xin Luggage Industry in Cambodia is refusing to renew the employment contracts of eight members of Collective Movement of Workers (CUMW) after they formed a local union.

Next, Superdry urged to pay laid-off Cambodian workers

The Labour Behind the Label initiative is leading efforts to ensure fashion companies Next and Superdry fulfill their obligation of US $ 500,000 dollars owed to Cambodian garment workers affected by the Wai Full Textiles factory closure during Covid-19.

E-mart24 of S. Korea to begin convenience store business in Cambodia

E-Mart24, one of South Korea’s major convenience store (CVS) chains, has signed an initial agreement with a South Korean real estate service company and a Cambodian food and beverage group to make inroads into the Cambodian market, company officials said Friday.

Aeon Mall opens logistics center in Cambodia

Major Japanese retailer Aeon Mall has opened a logistics center in southern Cambodia.

Cambodia: From underbanked to overbanked

Private debt explosion highlights need for qualitative growth that’s more sustainable.

Walmart, Centric probe suppliers for potential links to Cambodia women’s prison

Walmart and Centric Brands are investigating their supply chains in Cambodia over allegations that inmates at the country's largest women's prison were illegally employed to produce garments for export, following questions posed by Reuters and inquiries from a U.S. industry group about labour practices there.

Cambodia starts talks over industrial wage hikes for 2024

Cambodia's National Council on Minimum Wage on Wednesday started to negotiate the annual hike of monthly minimum wage for the garment, footwear and travel goods industry for 2024, according to an NCMW press statement.

Cambodian apparel, knitted & non-knitted items’ exports fall

Cambodia exported apparel items, clothing accessories and knitted and non-knitted or crocheted items worth $4.5 billion in the first seven months this year—down by 20.6 per cent year on year from $5.6 billion.

Cambodian H1 textile-apparel-footwear-travel goods exports dip 18% YoY

The Textile, Apparel, Footwear & Travel Goods Association in Cambodia has said the sector's exports had slipped by 18 per cent year on year in the first half this year.

A Pheu Thai-led government could revive talks with Cambodia on gas exploration

A good relationship with the Cambodian government would be a prerequisite for the resumption of negotiations on overlapping claims to natural gas resources in the Gulf of Thailand, experts said, but warned of a return to a cold conflict if there were mutual reservations.