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Environment Ministry Neth Pheaktra looks at confiscated traps on March 2, 2022. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

More Than 60,000 Traps Removed From Protected Areas

Nearly 62,000 traps were removed from protected areas last year, up more than 18,000 from the year prior, the Environment Ministry said, as a conservationist estimated the total number of traps being set in the forests could be five times as high.

NagaWorld workers at a rally on January 21, 2022. (Tran Techseng/VOD)

NagaWorld Issues Statement That It Encourages Unions

In a rare public statement amid ongoing protests, NagaWorld denied accusations that it targeted union employees as part of mass layoffs last year that have led to a monthlong strike by casino workers and the arrests of senior union leaders and members.