Former Opposition Leader Warns Chinese Immigrants Not to ‘Provoke Backlash’

Sam Rainsy said the large influx of Chinese immigrants to Cambodia, coinciding with a construction boom and waning relations with the West, could lead to a backlash from locals.

Sam Rainsy said the large influx of Chinese immigrants to Cambodia, coinciding with a construction boom and waning relations with the West, could lead to a backlash from locals.

Writing on his Facebook page, the acting leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party said the large influx of Chinese immigrants to Cambodia, coinciding with a construction boom and waning relations with the West, could lead to a backlash from locals.

“Those Chinese must be aware of the rancor they’re provoking among the local Cambodian population. They must be wary and stop abusing Cambodians and have some respect for the locals. If not, they might face a backlash from the locals when the new political developments take place in 2019,” he wrote.

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