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A woman on Suon Ottara, 35, who allegedly murdered Lounh Lon, 62, in Cambodia’s latest chilling incident of mob violence.

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Hun Sen touts relationship with Vietnam

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday accused “some people” of trying to instigate conflict, and even war, between the country and its neighbours, while personally claiming responsibility for peace and regional cooperation in a thinly veiled swipe at the opposition’s past use of anti-Vietnamese rhetoric. The premier touted his government’s successes in transforming a battle-torn country into a developed, cooperative and trade-friendly state. However, he added, unnamed actors were looking to do the opposite.

Hong Kong seeks Cambodian workers

Cambodia and Hong Kong yesterday agreed to start a five-year pilot program to send domestic workers to Hong Kong “very soon”, though experts urged caution, noting that migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong have faced a “slew of abuses”. The agreement was reached during a meeting in Hong Kong between a delegation led by Cambodian Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng and Hong Kong Secretary of Labour and Welfare Stephen Sui, said Heng Sour, a spokesman for the Cambodian Ministry of Labour.

Monitor to help analyse pollution

An air quality monitoring system may finally be materialising in the Kingdom’s capital, following a donation of a monitor to the Ministry of Environment last week. Minister of Environment Say Sam Al yesterday confirmed that the ministry has received the monitor, which detects harmful airborne particles called PM2.5, from the Japan-based Asia Center for Air Pollution Research. According to Heng Nareth, director-general of environmental protection at the ministry, the monitoring is a first for the government.

Startups discuss local challenges

Cambodian startups currently face several regulatory challenges in pursuing growth and profitability, according to three of the Kingdom’s most successful startup founders who shared their experiences over the weekend with the hope to inspire increased innovation and entrepreneurship. A key outtake from the event organised by the Cambodians in Tech group was that business registration is an important step for any successful company but registration should usually be avoided until a startup becomes sustainable.

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