ITH Sam Heng

Type: Person
Name: ITH Sam Heng
Title: Minister - Ministry of Social Affairs, Veteran and Youth Rehabilitation (Cambodia)
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Getting on the same page

In what is shaping up to be the first of several pivotal garment wage talks, unions are to meet for the first time today to discuss the amount they should request for next year’s minimum wage – but labour leaders and observers say coming to a consensus ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Expected release for migrants

Fourteen Cambodians jailed in Thailand will soon be freed, authorities told the Bangkok Post yesterday, just one day after “yellow shirt” activist Veera Somkwamkid returned to Thailand upon being pardoned from his espionage sentence in Cambodia.Veera ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 03 2014]
Entities: Thailand, Cambodia, Workers
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

LAC asks Cambodian unions to begin discussion on wage hike

July 02, 2014 (Cambodia) The Labour Advisory Committee (LAC) has asked unions and employers to start internal discussions about wages this month itself, as per the detailed schedule approved by the LAC. The 28-member LAC, comprising of representatives ... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Until 2015

Minister of Labor Ith Sam Heng speaks to reporters in Phnom Penh, June 30, 2014.RFAThe Cambodian government, owners of garment factories and some unions decided Monday to hold off until 2015 on raising the minimum wage for workers, an issue that sparked ... [Published Khmerization - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wage raise decision in Oct: gov’t

The controversial matter of next year’s garment sector minimum wage will be finalised in October and put into effect on January 1, a Ministry of Labour committee decided yesterday.At a meeting of the Labour Advisory Committee (LAC) at the Labour Ministry, ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cambodia: Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Professor Surya P. Subedi

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Cambodia, Thailand Phnom Penh, 24 June 2014 I am about to complete my 11th human rights fact-finding mission to the Kingdom of Cambodia, the second since the National Assembly elections took place in July 2013. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Feb 19 2014 - Updated Feb 19 2014 - 1 reports

Special Olympics exec vote in new president

Vorng Saut, the Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, was named as the new president of the Special Olympics Committee of Cambodia following elections held at the ministry yesterday morning. Vorng Saut replaced Labor and Vocational ... [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 19 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 19 2014 - 2 reports

Raises pending, prices soaring [This is profiteering by some greedy businessmen]

Garment factory workers eat food near Asia Dragon factory in Takeo province last year. Increases in pay for workers have regularly been accompanied by increases in the cost of food and lodging near factories. Pha LinaWed, 19 February 2014Sean Teehan and Khouth ... [Published Khmerization - Feb 19 2014]
Entities: ITH Sam Heng, Workers
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alarm over workers to Emirates

Cambodian labourers may soon be recruited to construction sites in the United Arab Emirates, where conditions are described as “tragic” by human rights groups. The Lebanon-based company that would hire the workers under the prospective scheme, Agostine ... [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 1 reports

Unions, opposition ‘hindering wage talks’

Cambodia National Rescue Party president Sam Rainsy talks toprotesting garment workers in front of Kingmaker’s factory inSvay Rieng province in December last year. PHOTO SUPPLIEDSen David, The Phnom Penh PostTue, 11 February 2014Labour Minister Ith Sam ... [Published Khmerization - Feb 11 2014]
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 10 2014 - 1 reports

Unions, opposition ‘hindering wage talks’

Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng and ministry spokesman Heng Sour yesterday accused unions and the opposition of derailing the government’s efforts at minimum wage reform by striking and stirring up violence for their own political gain. “The government ... [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 10 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

Illegal factory floor removed

The illegally built second storey of the Siu Quinh garment factory in Phnom Penh has been destroyed, factory officials and workers said yesterday. Bun Leng, administrative manager at the factory in Dangkor district, said his company had demolished ... [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 03 2014]

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Getting on the same page [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 14 2014]
Expected release for migrants [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 03 2014]
LAC asks Cambodian unions to begin discussion o... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Jul 02 2014]
Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Un... [Published Khmerization - Jul 01 2014]
Wage raise decision in Oct: gov’t [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 01 2014]
Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Un... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 01 2014]
Cambodia: Statement by the United Nations Speci... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
Special Olympics exec vote in new president [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 19 2014]
Raises pending, prices soaring [This is profite... [Published Khmerization - Feb 19 2014]
Raises pending, prices soaring [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 18 2014]
Alarm over workers to Emirates [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 17 2014]
Unions, opposition ‘hindering wage talks’ [Published Khmerization - Feb 11 2014]
Unions, opposition ‘hindering wage talks’ [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 10 2014]
Illegal factory floor removed [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 03 2014]
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Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Un... [Published Khmerization - Jul 01 2014]
Minister of Labor Ith Sam Heng speaks to reporters in Phnom Penh, June 30, 2014.RFAThe Cambodian government, owners of garment factories and some unions decided Monday to hold off until 2015 on raising the minimum wage for workers, an issue that sparked ...
Cambodia: Statement by the United Nations Speci... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Cambodia, Thailand Phnom Penh, 24 June 2014 I am about to complete my 11th human rights fact-finding mission to the Kingdom of Cambodia, the second since the National Assembly elections took place in July 2013. ...
Special Olympics exec vote in new president [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 19 2014]
Vorng Saut, the Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, was named as the new president of the Special Olympics Committee of Cambodia following elections held at the ministry yesterday morning. Vorng Saut replaced Labor and Vocational ...
Raises pending, prices soaring [This is profite... [Published Khmerization - Feb 19 2014]
Garment factory workers eat food near Asia Dragon factory in Takeo province last year. Increases in pay for workers have regularly been accompanied by increases in the cost of food and lodging near factories. Pha LinaWed, 19 February 2014Sean Teehan and Khouth ...
Raises pending, prices soaring [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 18 2014]
Since Minister of Labour Ith Sam Heng announced in late-December that the ministry would hike the minimum monthly wage for the garment sector to $100, Nuch Sdoeung has, at times, questioned if he could even afford beef. “We do not yet earn a base ...
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