Google

ASEANAFFAIRS
Sign up | Log in

    ASEAN PROFILES

  ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS

Home  >>   Daily News  >>   Cambodia  News  >>   Labor  >>   Garment workers strike in Cambodia
NEWS UPDATES 14 September 2010

Garment workers strike in Cambodia

Related Stories

September 3, 2010
Watchdog cites Cambodia as “repressive” on labour

August 13, 2010
Cambodian youth employment drops

August 4,2010
Growth Program to benefit low-wage workers

July 13, 2010
Indonesia chosen for EU study on free trade and jobs

July 7, 2010
Swiss help Indonesia’s SMEs
 

June 11, 2010
China: Honda plants resume production

August 7, 2008
Malaysia’s HR minister rejects Nike’s abuse claims

AS thousands of garment workers took to the streets on Monday on strike to raise minimum wages, manufacturers considered the potential fallout from mass strikes this week.

Ken Loo, secretary-general of Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia, said employees from 19 GMAC factories went on strike, and that 10 had seen production stop.

Though it was too early to estimate the costs of the strikes on owners, he said that all those involved in the manufacturing process - from factory owners, to buyers and workers - could be affected.

"It affects buyers. Sometimes, good clients help us and allow us to delay goods consignments - but the delay is not free. The factories have to discount [the cost] for them, so we can send goods to them late," he said.

He said that if Cambodia does not provide favourable conditions for investors they may look abroad for business, for workers that could mean unemployment.

An anonymous official at Yung Wah Industrial (Cambodia), which makes knitted and woven T-shirts in Kandal's Takhmao district, said that around 30 percent of its workers went on strike.

The workers are asking for the minimum wage to be raised to US$93 a month

TVPRESS RELEASESADVERTISE WITH US
PHRA MONGKOL THEPMUNI
(Luang Phor Sodh Candasaro)
ASEAN INDICES
September 1, 2010
Market
Indices
Change

IDX

3,120.02
38.14
KLCI 
1,426.56 4.07
PSEi*    3,566.23 7.56
SGX 7.50
-0.02
SET 918.76
5.57
Source : Relevant bourses
Note   : 
*  31 August 2010
CURRENCY EXCHANGE
September 1,2010
Currency US$
Euro
Singapore $ 

1.32 1.68
Thai Baht * 
  31.44

39.90

Malaysia Ringgit
  3.13
3.98
Indonesia Rupiah  
  9,079.00
11,513.99
Philippines Peso
  45.31

57.46

Source:Relevant central banks
Note   : *
  31 August 2010
ASEAN PROFILES

ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
TradeBoss.com B2B Marketplace
TradeBoss.com is an international B2B Marketplace and import export portal focusing on Asian Companies including Chinese Manufacturers, Chinese Exporters and Chinese Wholesalers as well as other copuntry specific B2B Marketplaces.
TradeKey.com - A B2B Companies portal to connect worldwide Buyers with Suppliers, Wholesalers and Distributors

Reader's Comment on www.aseanaffairs.com
Suggestions for aseanaffairs.com

What exactly is solar power?
Solar energy is radiant energy that's produced by the sun.  More

Tourism

Home  >>  Daily News  >>  Industry Updates  >>  Tourism

   Asean Tourism Contacts
 
   

BRUNEI
Tourism Development Division
Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources
Jln. Menteri Besar, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Tel. (673-2) 382822 Fax. (673-2) 382824
Email: bruneitourism@brunet.bn
Website: http://www.bruneitourism.travel/

CAMBODIA
Ministry of Tourism
3, Preah Monivong Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel. (855-23) 213911 Fax. (855-23) 426107/217503
Email: dgpro@camnet.com.kh
Website: http://www.tourismcambodia.com/

INDONESIA
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
Tel. (62-21)3838157 Fax. (62-21) 3849715
Website:
http://www.budpar.go.id
http://www.my-indonesia.info

LAOS
National Tourism Authority of Lao P.D.R.
Lane Xang Avenue, P.O. Box 3556, Vientiane, Lao P.D.R.
Tel. (856-21) 212248 Fax. (856-21) 212769/2127910
Website: http://www.tourismlaos.gov.la/

MALAYSIA
Ministry of Tourism
Menara Dato' Onn
Putra World Trade Center, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel. (603) 2693 5188 Fax. (603) 269 0207/2693 0884
Email: tourism@tourism.gov.my
Website: http://www.tourism.gov.my

MYANMAR
Ministry of Hotels and Tourism
No. 77-91, Sule Pagoda Road, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel. (95-1) 285689 Fax. (95-1) 289588/254417
Email: dht.mht@myanmar.com.mm / mtt.mht@mptmail.net.mm
Website:
http://www.myanmar-tourism.com/
http://www.hotel-tourism.gov.mm
http://www.myanmar.com/Ministry/Hotel-Tour
http://www.myanmars.net/mtt
http://www.myanmartourismboard.com/

PHILIPPINES
Department of Tourism
DOT Building, T.M. Kalaw Street, Agrifina Circle, Rizal Park
Manila 10004, Philippines
Tel. (632) 523 8411 Fax. (632) 521 7374
Email: deptour@info.com.ph
Website: http://www.wowphilippines.com.ph/

SINGAPORE
Singapore Tourism Board
Tourism Court, 1 Orchard Spring Lane, Singapore 247729
Tel. (65) 736 6622 Fax. (65) 736 9423
Email: stb_sog@stb.gov.sg
Website: http://www.visitsingapore.com/

THAILAND
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Phetchaburi Road
Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel. (662) 250 5500 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (662) 250 5500      end_of_the_skype_highlighting Fax. (662) 253 7437
Email: center@tat.or.th
Website: http://www.tourismthailand.org

VIETNAM
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
80 Quan Su Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Tel. (84-4) 822 8744 Fax. (84-4) 942 4115
Email: binhvnat@hn.vnn.vn
Website: http://www.vietnamtourism.com

August 16, 2010
Thai single visa passport needed

August 10, 2010
Strong Thai currency hurts exporters

Cambodia warns island developers


Reach Southeast Asia!
10- Nations, 560- Million Consumers
And $1 -Trillion Market
We are the Voice of Southeast Asia Media Kit
The only Media Dedicated to Southeast Asia Advertising Rates for Magazine
  Online Ad Rates
Contact: marketing@aseanaffairs.com

Comment on this Article. Send them to  your.views@aseanaffairs.com

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
 
or
submit your comment in the box below
Name

Name


Email

Email



1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2017 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand
asean@aseanaffairs.com