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Garment workers leave a factory during lunch break in scorching weather, in Phnom Penh on April 10, 2024. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)

Garment Workers Request for Water Mist Fans as Rising Temperatures Affect Health And Productivity

Garment workers in Phnom Penh and Kandal, Takeo and Kampong Chhnang provinces have asked their companies to install water mist fans in the factory amid rising temperatures. The call comes on the heels of the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training’s directive on April 9 to factories and companies to spray water on roofs and set up enough fans to cool down.
Members of the Daun Ov community of Choeung Ek village gather at City Hall to ask for land titles, July 27, 2022. Photo Supplied

Daun Ov community in Choeung Ek pleads for land titles

About 40 people from the Daun Ov community, representing some 84 families in Choeung Ek village in Dangkor district, gathered Wednesday at Phnom Penh City Hall to urge authorities to issue long-awaited land titles to the community as a nearby development project moves forward.