Illegal book hawkers warned

Mon, 3 February 2014
Mom Kunthear

Market vendors hawking pirated government textbooks have a month to get their shops in order if they want to avoid an authority-led crackdown, a statement released on Friday by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport warns.

Selling or buying textbooks labelled “not for sale” or “belongs to the State” is illegal, the statement signed by Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron says.

“The Ministry of Education [MoEYS] will cooperate with authorities to crack down in every market, bookstore and centre, to confiscate the books,” and “suspects will face legal punishment”, the announcement reads.

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