Hong Kong
Worker compounds are lit up at night in Svay Rieng’s Bavet city on October 7, 2022. (Mech Dara/VOD)

Briefs: Regional Media Report More Scam Rescues

Some 171 Vietnamese workers were rescued in Oddar Meanchey and returned to the country. A Hong Kong resident was safely returned from Cambodia after requesting help from the city’s immigration department.

Logs of an ‘endangered species’ seized in Hong Kong after arriving in containers from Cambodia. (Hong Kong Customs)

Activists Urge Investigation Into Rare Wood Seized in Hong Kong

Activists and civil society organizations called for an investigation into more than 200 tons of endangered wood seized in Hong Kong about a month ago, as the agriculture minister said he had yet to receive the exporter’s details from Hong Kong authorities.