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Cambodia’s Youth Plead for Action on Lack of Jobs

Young Cambodians expressed their frustrations over a lack of decent jobs, opportunities for further vocational training and the capacity of the country’s job agencies at a youth employment forum held in Phnom Penh on Tuesday.

Authorities Block Party to Help Clean Pungent Canal

A group of young people hoping to celebrate the Khmer New Year by cleaning up Phnom Penh’s heavily polluted Beoung Trabek canal and raise awareness for the environment were stopped by local authorities who said the area was too dirty.

Hun Sen Threatens Defiant Citizens With Electricity Cuts

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered authorities to cut off the electricity supply over the coming Khmer New Year period of anyone who claims recent power outages are due to a government plan to build support for new hydropower dams.