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GMAC calls for halt to union negotiations due to uncertainty over EBA

Publication date 17 July 2019 | 11:20 | ICT

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has, for a second time, called for the suspension of negotiations with the Trade Union Negotiation Council due to uncertainties surrounding the EU’s “Everything But Arms” agreement.



  • CHRC reviews ‘factual errors’ in Smith’s report

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 09:22 | ICT

    The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) on Monday led an inter-ministerial meeting at the Council of Ministers to review “factual errors” in the draft annual reports compiled by Rhona Smith, the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC)

  • ‘Cambodia Democracy Act’ passed by US House

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 09:08 | ICT

    The US House of Representatives in Washington, DC, on Monday, passed the “HR 526 Cambodia Democracy Act”, also known as the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019.

  • US ‘concerned by government’s ongoing harassment of citizens’

    Publication date 16 July 2019 | 10:05 | ICT

    The US said on Monday that it is “concerned by the Cambodian government’s ongoing practice of using baseless, politically motivated charges to harass its citizens, including the recent arrests of several people peacefully rememberin

  • Sar Kheng: Stability at risk from ill-willed politicians

    Publication date 15 July 2019 | 09:34 | ICT

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Saturday said while the Kingdom is at peace, its political stability is being threatened by ill-intentioned politicians who aim to topple the legitimate government through

  • Banh urges upkeep of peace

    Publication date 15 July 2019 | 07:50 | ICT

    The top leadership of the Kingdom’s armed forces on Sunday urged the authorities at all levels to collaborate in maintaining peace and thwart any attempt to overthrow the government through a “colour revolution”.

  • Second man detained on Kem Ley memorial charge

    Publication date 15 July 2019 | 07:38 | ICT

    Another man was placed in pre-trial detention on Friday after being charged with inciting others to commit a crime, following a memorial to mark the third anniversary of the killing of popular activist Kem Ley.

  • Battambang police to arrest Rainsy should he return

    Publication date 12 July 2019 | 12:06 | ICT

    Battambang provincial police chief Uch Sokhon said Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), would be arrested if he returned to the Kingdom through any checkpoint in th

  • PP court charges former CNRP activist Reiya for alleged role in Kem Ley commemorations

    Publication date 12 July 2019 | 07:48 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Court charged a person and questioned another on Thursday over their roles in commemorations marking the anniversary of the death of slain political analyst Kem Ley.

  • GMAC chair questions EU in Brussels over EBA withdrawal

    Publication date 11 July 2019 | 09:34 | ICT

    The chairman of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said that in Brussels on Wednesday, it questioned the EU’s grounds for launching the “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement withdrawal process.

  • NEC records six complaints over ‘minor irregularities’ in voters’ list

    Publication date 11 July 2019 | 08:24 | ICT

    The National Election Committee (NEC) recorded six complaints about “minor irregularities” in the preliminary list of voters for the 2022 communal elections and the national elections in 2023 within five days after its release on Ju