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In Brief: Govt to look at pawning

In Brief: Govt to look at pawning

THE Ministry of Economy and Finance will hold a workshop this month to prepare regulations for the nation's pawnshops, the ministry said Tuesday in an announcement. The event, to be held Tuesday at the Phnom Penh Hotel, aims to tighten regulations on shops that are too often associated with the handling of stolen goods, an official at the ministry said, speaking on condition of anonymity. “In the seminar, we will explain to them about the challenges relevant to their businesses because currently there is no law to control them,” the official said. “When there is a problem … they do not have the legal means.”

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