Tuesday, October 13, 2015   

Cambodia worker exodus hits 220,000
(06-18 20:24)

The number of Cambodian laborers fleeing Thailand soared to 220,000, authorities said, as Phnom Penh accused Thailand's new military rulers of sparking the flight of migrant workers.
Panicking Cambodians -- who help keep major Thai industries afloat but often lack official work permits -- have streamed across the border since the junta warned last week that illegal foreign workers face arrest and deportation.--AFP
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