This year has been less over-the-top, due to directives from the top and police patrols.
Valentine’s Day will never be banned, just turned into another opportunity to collect bribes/overtime by officials.
“At least one commune officer will come to stand in my guesthouse and sit close to reception to carefully check the identity cards of my customers,” he said.
“They will wear civilian clothing and disguise themselves as staff.”
from Phnom Penh Post:”Police to cool Valentine’s day teenage lust“