Workers say they need at least $177 per month to maintain a standard of living.
Gathering of IUCN in Bangkok warns that unless countries in region can work together to better protect shrinking ecosystems, scores of plants and animals will face extinction.
This year, 1.6 million tons of goods were imported in the first seven months; 607,000 tons were exported.
Yuan falls another 1.6 percent Wednesday after 2 percent drop Tuesday; other Asian governments may also be tempted to weaken their currencies to make their goods more attractive.
Cambodia has failed to meet a number of UN Millennium Development Goals, which were set out years ago and aimed at halving global poverty.
Villagers in Koh Kong province are locked in a land dispute with a Chinese company as it tries to build a tourist hub worth billions of dollars.
The garment industry employs some 600,000 people, but workers say a low monthly wage makes it impossible to make a living.
A group of beer promoters plan to stage a demonstration Wednesday to demand payment for eight women who were fired by a beer company owned by a ruling party senator.
Asia is one of regions in the world with the highest opportunity for growth, according to a 2014 trade forecast by the bank HSBC.
Unions say workers need at least $177 per month to make a living wage.
An estimated 600,000 people are employed by garment manufacturing, a major economic driver for the country.
Preap Kol said the initiative is to support government officials in their fight against corruption and is not meant as an “anti-government” program.