The American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia held a Gala Night on February 11 at Raffles Hotel Le Royal to celebrate 20 years of serving its loyal members. The event was well attended, with more than a hundred guests including HE Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce and a founding governor of AmCham, and HE Vannak Mam, Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Secretary of State. US Ambassador William Heidt, British Ambassador William Longhurst, Japanese Ambassador Hidehisa Horinouchi and their spouses were also present at the gala. As part of the event, Cathay Dragon gave away two roundtrip business class tickets to Hong Kong. AmCham gave a weekend getaway package courtesy of Bassaka Air, Raffles Hotel Le Royal and Avis Car Rental. Photos supplied
The habit of chewing betel nut among the middle-aged and elderly has faded dramatically in recent years and is rarely practiced now by young people.