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Mass faintings at Cambodia factories producing shoes for Asics, Nike and Puma

An article in The Guardian (June 24, 2017) titled ‘Cambodian female workers in Nike, Puma and Asics factories suffer mass faintings” lists the 10 hours per day, 6 days per week schedule faced by workers with short term contracts that … Continue reading

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Competition and monitoring challenges of apparel manufacturing in Cambodia

An article in the Wall Street Journal (July 6, 2013) describes the evolution of the role of “Better Factories Cambodia” and its monitoring of working conditions in Cambodia’s apparel factories. Though initially focused on public release of its reports, the … Continue reading

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Cambodia’s shoe factory collapse, with Japanese owners, shipping to Asian markets

An article in the Wall Street Journal (May 16,2013) describes the collapse of a building producing shoes in Cambodia for Asics, a Japanese brand, that ships primarly to Asian markets. The factory moved its production from China to Cambodia to … Continue reading

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