More than 10,000 workers suspended in Cambodian province

More than 10,000 workers at 18 factories in the Svay Rieng province have been suspended because of Covid-19, said provincial deputy governor Ros Pharith.

Home to 11 special economic zones, Pharith said Svay Rieng has not been spared as the pandemic takes a toll on the global economy.

“There are 18 factories that have suspended work as of July 2. This has affected 10,628 workers, ” he said, during a press conference at the Council of Ministers on Tuesday (July 7).

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