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  1. Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months to materialise. Garment workers stand on the back of a truck as they travel to work, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, October 17, 2018.

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  2. UPDATE 1-Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reuters

    Cambodia's construction boom is built in part with "blood bricks" manufactured by modern-day slaves, including children, researchers said on Tuesday. Poverty fueled partly by climate change has pushed tens of thousands of Cambodian families into bonded labor, making bricks for buildings in the capital, Phnom Penh, according to a report by researchers from London's Royal Holloway University.

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  3. Cambodia's high-rises, slavery and climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Jazeera

    Chanmony has spent the last 17 years making bricks used to build luxury condos and office spaces mushrooming across this Southeast Asian nation's rising cities. economies in the region, the 42-year-old mother of four has never enjoyed the bounties of the construction boom that has transformed the skyline of the capital, Phnom Penh, where she works at a brick kiln.

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  4. Labourers work at a construction site on Koh Pich island in Phnom Penh. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    Cambodia is one of Asia's fastest-growing economies, but inequality remains stark - two-bedroom flats in the capital sell for US$260,000 and up, more than 200 years' wages for the average Cambodian Cambodia's construction boom is built in part with "blood bricks" manufactured by modern-day slaves, including children, researchers said on Tuesday. Poverty fuelled partly by climate change has pushed tens of thousands of Cambodian families into bonded labour in the booming capital, according to a report by Britain's government and the Economic and Social Research Council.

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  5. 'Blood bricks': How climate change is trapping Cambodians in modern slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Climate change is forcing Cambodian farmers off their lands and into the clutches of a predatory brickmaking industry where a lifetime of debt bondage awaits them and their children, according to a study released today. Researchers from Royal Holloway at the University of London have for the first time drawn a clear link between climate change and modern slavery in Cambodia's brickmaking industry, where indebted former-farmers are putting their families' lives on the line to make so-called "blood bricks" that feed the country's construction boom.

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  6. Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reuters

    Cambodia's construction boom is built in part with "blood bricks" manufactured by modern-day slaves, including children, researchers said on Tuesday. Poverty fuelled partly by climate change has pushed tens of thousands of Cambodian families into bonded labour in the booming capital, according to a report by Britain's government and the Economic and Social Research Council.

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  7. MH370 'wreckage' surrounded by air crash disasters in 'new BERMUDA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Daily Star

    Google Maps enthusiast Ian Wilson, from London, will scour the terrain next week after claiming to have found MH370 on the app. He is adamant he'll find the Boeing 777-200, despite claims from some experts his sighting is simply a plane in flight.

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  8. Cambodia to Again Search for US Vietnam War DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Voice of America

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, of ruling Cambodian People's Party speaks after voting in the senate election at Takhmau polling station in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Feb. 25, 2018. Cambodia has agreed to resume a search effort with the United States for the remains of Americans killed in the Vietnam War, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday, after suspending the program a year ago as tension rose between the two countries.

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  9. MH370: Team of SOLDIERS drafted in to swoop on Cambodia 'crash site'A ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Daily Star

    Google Maps enthusiast Ian Wilson will jet off from Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, convinced he'll unravel the greatest aviation mystery of all time. He told us he'll meet with a team of Cambodian soldiers, who will lead him through the mountainous terrain 60 miles west of capital Phnom Penh.

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  10. Cambodia offers to resume search for US Vietnam War missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PHNOM PENH: Cambodian leader Hun Sen has offered to resume working with a US programme that recovers the remains of American soldiers killed during the Vietnam War, as the premier seeks to defuse criticism of a flawed election. Hun Sen stated his intention to restart the "important" mission in a letter published on government mouthpiece Fresh News Saturday and also shared on his official Facebook page.

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  11. MH370 plane tail found? Malaysia Airlines logo spotted on jungle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Daily Star

    The worldwide hunt for the missing MH370 jet has intensified after a plane believed to be the Boeing 777 was spotted on Google Maps in the Cambodian jungle. In pictures shown to us, the outline of what could be a tail can be seen lying inn the jungle northwest of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh.

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  12. Walk boosts Peter's fund for Cambodian 'dumpsters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Ely Standard

    Journey's end: Peter Harris at the outskirts of Santiago and )left) with Liz Sayers who also completed the walk. An Ely-based education consultant certainly went the extra mile to raise for an orphanage in Cambodia - and he got the blisters to prove it.

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  13. ANZ will consider compensating Cambodians forced off farms for sugar plantationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | ABC News

    ANZ will consider whether to compensate hundreds of Cambodian families who were forcibly evicted from their farms to make way for a sugar plantation and refinery partially financed by the bank, chief executive Shayne Elliott has told a parliamentary committee. Rights groups said Phnom Penh Sugar, which received a $40 million loan from ANZ joint venture ANZ Royal Bank in 2011, forced hundreds of families off their farming land to make way for a sugar plantation and refinery in Cambodia's Kampong Speu province, and employed child labourers in dangerous conditions.

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  14. MH370 cockpit Found? Pictures in jungle - show cabin Same Size as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Star

    The worldwide hunt to find MH370 intensified a month ago when Daily Star Online exclusively revealed a plane believed to be the Boeing 777 had been spotted on Google Maps in the Cambodian jungle. And now, aspiring pilot Daniel Boyer believes the second sighting northwest of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh clearly shows the nose of the Malaysia Airlines jet.

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  15. Cambodia's 'Rubbish Man' schools children - for trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    About 65 kids are enrolled at the school, where classroom walls are made of painted car tyres and the entrance adorned with a mural of the Cambodian flag made entirely from colourful bottle caps. KIRIROM, Cambodia: Sitting in a building made from used tyres, plastic bottles and old sneakers, Cambodian student Roeun Bunthon jots down notes during an English lesson at the Rubbish School where tuition is paid for with trash instead of cash.

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  16. Cambodia's - Rubbish Man' runs a school and gets paid in wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | South China Morning Post

    About 65 kids are enrolled at the school, where classroom walls are made of painted car tyres and the entrance adorned with a mural of the Cambodian flag made entirely from colourful bottle caps Sitting in a building made from used tyres, plastic bottles and old trainers, Cambodian student Roeun Bunthon jots down notes during an English lesson at the "Rubbish School" where tuition is paid for with trash instead of cash. In return, needy kids like Bunthon, a former street beggar, can take computer, mathematics and language classes - and learn the value of reducing waste in a notoriously polluted country where recycling is nearly non-existent.

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  17. MH370Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Star

    The stricken MH370 jet vanished four years ago and sparked one of the greatest ever aviation mysteries as the families of the 239 people on board still desperately search for answers. The worldwide hunt to find the plane intensified a month ago when we exclusively revealed a plane believed to be MH370 had been spotted on Google Maps in the Cambodian jungle.

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  18. Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | EurActiv.com

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen , has a meeting at the Peace Palace during a plenary session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 7 September 2018. [Kith Serey/EPA/EFE] Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over human rights concerns.

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  19. East Lancs musician to embark on Cambodian challenge of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    ONE day he was 6,000 miles from home, meeting young victims of a cruel global industry which is destroying the lives of thousands of people. The next he was on stage performing alongside Ellie Goulding in front of tens of thousands of fans at one of the world's biggest music festivals.

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  20. Football: Lions' new Nike team kit inspired by Singapore landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    National Team players showcase the new home and away kits. From left: Hariss Harun, Faris Ramli, Suria Priya, Nur Emilia Natasha and Jacob Mahler.

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