THE INTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation has claimed that a probe of working conditions in Cambodian textile factories found no evidence of child labour, forced working or sexual harassment, but revealed problems related to overtime payments, working hours and union discrimination.

This ILO report comes from a ground-breaking project, where the UN agency has been asked to act as a monitor to police an agreement that the Cambodian government signed with the USA, entailing a 14 per cent increase in US import quotas.

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