Kompong Cham provincial governor Lun Lim Thai on Tuesday ordered authorities to step up long-running efforts to reduce the smuggling of unprocessed rubber resin from the province into Vietnam. Those smuggling resin to processors across the border should be more actively pursued and instead forced to use local processors who they are depriving of their livelihoods, he said at a meeting at provincial hall. “Our measure is to bring back the smugglers to sell their resin through the official checkpoints,” he said, explaining that resin processors in Cambodia were struggling to make ends meet due to smugglers. “If
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