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How Cambodian workers risk their lives in China-funded construction boom, toiling for $13.50 a...

When Sam Sok took a US$6-a-day (S$8.15) job as a construction labourer in Sihanoukville she knew it could be dangerous, but the deaths of 28 workers in a building collapse - with her nephew among the missing - have laid bare the risks many like her face to earn a living.

Cambodia casino in flames, gamblers evacuate through thick smoke

At least 10 people, mostly Chinese, were wounded during a big fire at an 18-floor casino building in the bordertown of Poipet in Cambodia's Banteay Meanchay province late on Monday night.