Political clout against litter

Cambodia’s Environment Minister Say Samal is a hybrid package. On one hand, he comes from a politically powerful family. This Saturday, his father, Say Chhum, is to be elected co-vice president of the ruling party. On the other hand, the 35-year-old Minister represents Cambodia’s rising, more worldly, younger generation. He studied for eight years in Australia. When he talks about hiking, he calls it  ‘bush walking.’  …

James Brooke and Muny Sithyna