Employees say they make between $110 and $130 a month at Caltex, a brand under the US-based Chevron Corporation, whose net income in 2013 was $120 billion.
At least 120 companies, most of them Chinese, have obtained mining licenses in the last decade, as they seek precious metals, oil and gas in Cambodia.
Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday continued a trial against 23 labor activists who were arrested during demonstrations in May.
VOA Khmer’s Soeung Sophat shares his on-the-ground, personal experience about the advantages of Washington's bus commute rides.
Cambodia is highly dependent on foreign aid, much of it in loans, and owes up to $4.8 billion to the international community.
The National Employment Agency, which began operating in 2010, has helped about 20,000 people get registered for jobs.
The Ministry of Labor issued a statement saying all sides have agreed in principle to raise salaries yearly, according to an anonymous vote and a formula.
All 10 members of Asean are trying to streamline economic policies that would allow for workers and goods to move freely among them.
Rong Chhun told VOA Khmer Tuesday the US is a major market for garments produced in Cambodia and a major donor to Cambodia.
Duch Darin, an economics professor in Florida, says the Russian annexation of Crimea and ongoing threats to stability in Eastern Europe will affect the European economy, and that in turn will hurt the US.
Cambodia’s economic growth for 2014 will drop to 7.2 percent, a slight dip from last year, the World Bank says in a recent report.
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