NagaWorld strikers seek Prime Minister’s intervention after failures to resolve dispute

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s cabinet official receive a petition from NagaWorld strikers seeking intervention for a protracted labour issue. June 20, 2022. CamboJA/ Sovann Sreypich

NagaWorld strikers have petitioned Prime Minister Hun Sen and the National Assembly for help in their dispute with the corporation, after 11 meetings mediated by the Ministry of Labor failed to come to a resolution.

Illegal logging at Areng continues with lack of action by local authorities

A big tree has been cut along the bank of the Areng river in Koh Kong’s Thmor Bang district, in Bralay commune. Picture taken on 28 March 2022. CamboJA/ Sovann Sreypich

Areng, an ecotourism site in Koh Kong’s Thmor Bang district, is being threatened by logging.

Kep vendors and fishermen worried about land reclamation impacts

New sand dumped on the beach near Kep City’s Phsar Kdam. Photo taken on February 26, 2022. CamboJA / Sovann Sreypich

“Please sympathize with the people [so we don’t] lose our natural resources. When it is lost, it will not be easy to regenerate. Please leave natural resources for our younger generation,” she said.

Polluted Kampot city creek threatens the environment

Wastewater flows into Kampot city’s creek, February 25, 2022. CamboJA/Sovann Sreypich

“If it is cleaned and many tourists come, I [am] also happy,” she said.

College Defrauded Cambodians Hoping to Work in South Korea

Ansan Korean language school in Kampong Chhnang province is alleged to have defrauded trainees. Photo taken in 2021. Supplied by CENTRAL

A school that promised to help Cambodians find work in South Korea after they completed their studies never delivered, leaving some students with piles of debt.