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#China does not do charity

#China does not do charity

| April 23, 2020

I will begin by saying that everything that is happening right now and everything that is still to come has already happened, writes investigative journalist Zintis Znotiņš. The only difference is that the occurrences taking place at this moment have assumed a more modern shape. With this I mean that what is now often considered […]

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Trade/Human Rights – Commission decides to partially withdraw #Cambodia preferential access to #EUMarket

Trade/Human Rights – Commission decides to partially withdraw #Cambodia preferential access to #EUMarket

| February 13, 2020

The European Commission has decided to withdraw part of the tariff preferences granted to Cambodia under the European Union’s Everything But Arms’ (EBA) trade scheme due to the serious and systematic violations of the human rights principles enshrined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The withdrawal of tariff preferences – and their […]

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#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

| October 9, 2019

Operation HYGIEA: Approximatively 200,000 pieces of counterfeit perfumes, toothpastes, cosmetics, 120 tonnes of counterfeit detergents, shampoos, diapers as well as more than 4.2 million of other counterfeit goods (battery cells, footwear, toys, tennis balls, shavers, electronic devices, etc.), 77 million cigarettes and 44 tonnes of counterfeit water pipe tobacco have been seized by the Asian […]

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#Cambodia – EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences

#Cambodia – EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences

| February 12, 2019

The EU has started the process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme. EBA preferences can be removed if beneficiary countries fail to respect core human rights and labour rights. Launching the temporary withdrawal procedure does not entail an […]

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#HumanRights: Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador

#HumanRights: Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs call for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, the reinstatement of Cambodian opposition lawmakers, and the decriminalization of miscarriage and abortion in El Salvador. Vietnam: release Nguyen Van Hoa The European Parliament calls for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, sentenced on 27 November to seven years in prison on […]

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#Cambodia government accuses foreign delegations of hypocrisy over opposition crackdown

#Cambodia government accuses foreign delegations of hypocrisy over opposition crackdown

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Cambodia has released a statement accusing foreign delegations of hypocrisy for criticizing the government’s crackdown on the opposition, even suggesting that they were pretending not to know the law writes Sek Odom of the Cambodia Daily. The ministry’s statement named no specific delegations but closely reflected the criticism levelled in […]

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#Volunteering: Leading youth development programme, ICS, sends out its 20,000th volunteer to fight poverty in Cambodia

#Volunteering: Leading youth development programme, ICS, sends out its 20,000th volunteer to fight poverty in Cambodia

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday 23 February, 22 year old Tania Tuzizila from Croydon became the 20,000th young person to volunteer with the International Citizen Service (ICS) – a youth development programme for 18 to 25 year olds, led by leading international development charity, VSO and funded by the UK government. For nearly three months, Tania will be based […]

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