No relief for laid-off workers as auction of seized factory equipment delayed

Phin Sophea, a representative for workers at the shuttered Dignity Knitter and ECO Base factories, explains how the sale of machinery seized from the factories fell though, in Kandal province on Tuesday. Panha Chhorpoan

An auction of machinery seized by the government from two shuttered factories to compensate workers has been delayed, with the lone interested buyer refusing to deposit 10 percent of the reserve price to secure the goods.