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Activists came upon the planks which were cut from big trees in Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary where illegal logging has risen drastically over the years, 26 November 2023. (Supplied)

Illegal Logging in Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary Recurs as Activists Call for Collaboration

Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) in Preah Vihear province, which investigates forest crimes in Prey Lang has found many crimes, including forest land encroachments in four locations and incessant deforestation. Environmental activists safeguarding the remaining forest, exhort relevant authorities to collaborate with stakeholders to bring perpetrators to justice and put an end to forest crimes. 
Former employees of Giant Ibis Transport stop a bus carrying the passengers during their protest in Phnom Penh on July 1, 2023. (CamboJA./Eung Sea)

Giant Ibis Union’s Fight Remains as the Company Goes Back on Promise

Living in a small concrete house with his wife and two young children, one kilometer away from Takhmao Bridge, ex-Giant Ibis Transportation employee Or Chanthy, 45, contemplates life’s challenges. In 2020, Chanthy, a union member, was among 80 bus drivers who were made redundant without severance and seniority payment when the company suspended operations during the Covid-19 outbreak. Severance and seniority payments are compulsory under the Labor Law.