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Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake

Trekking is the best way to bring you into great places and remote areas. There are some suggestion places to trek in Cambodia. Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake is a unique lake in Banlung, Cambodia to discover. It’s is in the center of a mountain which was formed many centuries ago from

Nauru asylum seekers sew lips shut in protest over Cambodia transfer

A number of asylum seekers on Nauru have stitched their lips shut. Photograph: Supplied Asylum seekers on Nauru, including children, have stitched their lips shut in protest at being held in detention for more than a year and at plans to move them to Cambodia. In a video seen by Guardian Australia, six boys and

Cambodia defends its decision to sign the controversial deal with Australia on refugees settlement – video

Cambodia defended its decision to sign a controversial deal with Australia to receive refugees from a detention centre on the Pacific Island of Nauru on Monday, saying it was both a humanitarian move and the country’s obligation as a signatory under the refugee convention. This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this

Cambodia deal says refugees will be settled outside Phnom Penh

Scott Morrison with Cambodian minister of interior Sar Kheng in Phnom Penh on Friday. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images The deal signed by immigration minister Scott Morrison in Phnom Penh on Friday will see refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru resettled “outside” the Cambodian capital. Morrison refused to answer questions regarding the

Australia signs controversial refugee transfer deal with Cambodia

Families in the Nauru detention centre protest against Australia’s new deal to resettle refugees in Cambodia. Photograph: Supplied The Australian immigration minister, Scott Morrison, has signed a memorandum of understanding in Phnom Penh that cements a plan for refugees who sought Australia’s protection to be ultimately resettled in Cambodia instead. But refugees on Nauru have

Asylum seekers: Morrison to sign resettlement deal with Cambodia

Australia is seeking to move asylum seekers from the island of Nauru. Photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP The Cambodian government says Australia’s immigration minister, Scott Morrison, will sign a memorandum of understanding between the two governments on Friday, sealing a controversial deal that would see refugees resettled in Cambodia from the South Pacific island of Nauru. According

Fashion retailers agree to raise minimum wage in Cambodia

Garment workers protest for higher wages in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Samrang Pring/Reuters Eight leading fashion retailers have said they are prepared to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia, days after thousands of workers took to the streets of Phnom Penh to call for the minimum wage there to be nearly doubled to $ 177

Cambodia crackdown on corruption in schools scores low with exam cheats | Kevin Ponniah

Proctors frisk students before a graduation exam in Phnom Penh. Cambodia’s clampdown on bribery and corruption in its education system has dismayed some pupils. Photograph: Sovannara/Xinhua When Tep Seila’s older brother sat his all-important grade 12 exams, he was able to use “cheat sheets” to help him pass after paying the school heads a few

H&M pledges living wage for textile workers in Bangladesh and Cambodia

Relatives of victims of the Rana Plaza collapse demand proper compensation and rehabilation of injured workers. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA H&M has pledged to pay a living wage to 850,000 textile workers after expressing frustration over a lack of action by governments to address working conditions in Asian factories in the wake of the Rana Plaza

Australia close to refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia

Asylum seekers being transported from an aircraft to a bus upon their arrival on Nauru. Photograph: Reuters Australia and Cambodia are edging closer to a controversial refugee resettlement deal with the Australian immigration minister, Scott Morrison, due to visit Cambodia in “upcoming days”, according to Cambodian media reports. It is unlikely, however, the deal will