(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At a garment factory on the outskirts of Myanmar's biggest city, Zin Mar Htun has been working through the night - doing unpaid overtime in a desperate attempt to keep her job.
PHNOM PENH, Sept 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Foreign
workers and tourists stranded in Cambodia during the COVID-19
pandemic have been trafficked and forced to work in
sophisticated Chinese-run online scams, a Thomson Reuters
Foundation investigation has found.
LEUK DAEK, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shunned by authorities on both sides of the border, Bach Bai has been relying on the generosity of strangers since his ethnic Vietnamese fishing community was evicted from Cambodia's capital three weeks ago and cast off downstream on their floating homes.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After weeks without pay, it was debt that drove Cambodian garment worker Eang Malea back to her factory when it reopened this month, eclipsing her heightened fear of falling ill amid a surge of COVID-19 cases on factory floors.
PHNOM PENH, April 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With
plunging profits, Cambodia's largest casino is set to slash
1,300 jobs and pay redundant staff a fraction of the severance
money they are legally owed, the workers' union and advocates
said, as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens labour laws worldwide.
PHNOM PENH, March 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A
Cambodian property tycoon is being investigated by police after
a montage of video clips showing him attacking his ex-wife went
viral this week, prompting a rebuke from the government as it
faces pressure to take tougher action on domestic abuse.
PHNOM PENH, March 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A
Cambodian policewoman has been showered with gifts and messages
of support after she was shamed online by superiors and forced
to apologise over a photo of her breastfeeding at work went
viral on social media last week.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia must protect the rights of working mothers to meet its international commitments, campaigners said, after a policewoman was publicly shamed by superiors for a social media photo of her breastfeeding while on duty.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For the past two weeks, Cambodian migrant Mony Sunret has been hanging around an electrical workshop in the Thai province of Rayong, hoping to pick up odd jobs and save enough money to make a covert exit from Thailand.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dinner is late. The laundry isn't done. The pickles aren't sour enough. When it comes to reasons for a man to beat his wife, Rem Ran has heard it all.