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CITA members, activists and Friday Women began their expected 210 kilometer march from Phnom Penh to Pursat, calling for the release of politicians and other activists from the prison, on February 1, 2023. (CamboJA/ Pring Samrang)

Teachers Union Begins Social Justice March to Pursat

A crowd of around 30 activists gathered at the base of Phnom Penh’s namesake Wat Phnom hill Wednesday before embarking down National Road 5 on a more than 200 kilometer journey by foot to Pursat province to promote social justice and morality. 
Informal workers at a beer garden in Phnom Penh on January 30, 2023. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)

Ruling CPP Courts Informal Workers in Election Campaign

The ruling CPP declared support for self-employed workers in the informal economy and promised to provide them with long-sought social security benefits, during the party’s extraordinary congress this weekend in Phnom Penh, where it laid out its policy platform.
Thoeun Sophea shows her Pac Card as she sells some drinks in front of a factory on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, January 05, 2023. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Three Months in, Government’s Cash Aid Scheme Remains Badly Needed

Three months after Prime Minister Hun Sen announced a new cash aid program for the poorest, the need remains acute. The program, which aims to help counteract the impacts of high inflation, has already reached hundreds of thousands of people. But some advocates say they are concerned local authorities could use the cash assistance as a political bargaining tool ahead of the July 2023 National Elections.