New guidelines aim to reduce accidents at construction sites

Labourers work at a construction site in Phnom Penh, September 17, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Australia and Cambodia signed an agreement paving the way for better safety standards in the notoriously underregulated construction industry, the Australian Embassy announced Thursday. “The rapid transformation of Cambodia’s cities has created new challenges,” Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang said in a statement released by the embassy. “The major building collapses in recent years were tragedies. […]