Japan urges CPP and CNRP to rejoin talks

The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on the Cambodian People’s Party and and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to resume negotiations to deal with the damaging political dispute still remaining after the elections in July last year.

ILO urges Cambodian trade unions, garment firms to resolve dispute

In the face of ongoing protests in Cambodia which made the garment sector nearly closed, the UN International Labour Organisation ( ILO ) on December 31, 2013 called for an end to violence and destruction of property, and encouraged the factories to be reopened.

Cambodia’s garment industry ceases operations due to strikes

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on December 29 issued a statement, informing all stakeholders that the industry was unable to continue operations because six trade unions have conducted illegal and violent actions against factory property and forced workers out of work.

Cambodia: opposition protesters rally against government

An estimated 40,000 opposition supporters took to the streets in capital Phnom Penh in the afternoon of December 29 to protest against the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen and demand a re-vote following the July parliament election.

Apparel exports earn 3.8 bln USD in first five months

Vietnam 's apparel exports surged 17.1 percent in the first five months of the year against the same period last year, reaching 3.8 billion USD, said deputy chairman of the Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) Pham Xuan Hong.

Garment workers promote safety

Garment workers from 19 companies located in four provinces and Ho Chi Minh City took part in two races on April 25 morning to mark World Day for Safety and Health on April 28.