A former Budweiser beer promoter confirmed she had received $500 in compensation from the company.
Cambodia remains on a US watch list for what the State Department says is insufficient efforts to combat underage sex trafficking.
Koh Kong provincial police on Friday raided the headquarters of Mother Nature Cambodia, three activists of which the courts have detained for leading a campaign against sand dredging.
Freedom House says Cambodia is a country where the press remains not free, and Reporters Without Borders ranks Cambodia’s press freedom 144th out of 180 countries.
The meeting between the council and members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party will focus on whether the bill is constitutional.
The victims of the shooting, who had feared for their safety while the former governor was at large, said they were relieved to hear he was in jail.
Laid-off workers of Anco Brother beer company have won the right to severance but the company has so far refused to pay.
Opposition officials strongly oppose the arrests, claiming the charges are disproportionate to the events.
Rescue Party parliamentarian Son Chhay told reporters Thursday he hoped the Council would consider the request, despite criticism it is biased toward the ruling party.
In its annual Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department kept Cambodia a “tier 2” country.
The National Assembly passed the draft earlier this month, and the Senate approved it last Friday without any changes.
Three victims injured in a public shooting in early 2012 have called on the prime minister to intervene and find the former governor convicted of the crime.