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Lem Nat, a newly-elected 31-year-old commune chief in Siem Reap’s Balaing commune. (Supplied)

Young Commune Chiefs Aspire to Create Jobs, Speed Up Services

Two newly elected 31-year-old commune chiefs are among the youngest in their positions in the country. They say they bring energy and ideas, including more environmentally-friendly trash disposal and a “one village, one product” program to encourage the specialization of produce.