Cars drive past a mall facing the Two Lions Roundabout in Sihanoukville on May 30, 2022. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Chinese Embassy Tells of Ransom, Rescues From Scam Syndicates

Following a previous warning of violent incidents involving scam operations in Cambodia, the Chinese Embassy called for further caution against fraud syndicates and said it had successfully rescued some victims from the operations.

Touch Rachhan wears his gold medal for kickboxing in a photo with the Cambodian delegation for the Southeast Asia Games in Vietnam on May 15, 2022. (Supplied)

Cambodian Kickboxers Switched Codes Ahead of Gold Medal

The ongoing Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam were only the second time Cambodian athletes competed at the games in kickboxing, and the fighters had to learn to avoid using their elbows and knees — as they were trained in another sport, local martial art kun khmer.

Lobster farmer San Savorng's father throws a fishing net to catch lobsters at their family farm in Takeo.

‘Delicious’ Takeo Lobsters Struggle Against Cheaper Competition

Takeo lobsters, noted for their taste, are being considered for official recognition as a regional specialty by the Commerce Ministry, leading to a program to support new lobster farmers with larvae, feed and technical assistance, but prices and demand remains an issue for producers.