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Land to lose: coronavirus compounds debt crisis in Cambodia

Sep 20 2020

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As dark clouds approached her village in northwestern Cambodia one afternoon in July, Set Sreylon prepared for the monsoon that threatened to flood her new family home.

Laid off due to virus, Cambodian garment workers compete for factory shifts

Jun 17 2020

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For three hours, Cambodian seamstress Em Thy waited in a crowd with hundreds of other laid off garment workers on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, desperate to be selected for a one-off shift.

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