Chinese investment brings casinos to Cambodia

Seaside town once popular with backpackers, now seeing residents forced out because of rising costs and construction.

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    Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen is beginning a four-day visit to China, where he will meet President Xi Jinping.

    Beijing provides an economic safety net to Phnom Penh, which has seen souring relations with the West over its human rights record.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Sihanoukville, where Chinese investment is beginning to change the shape of the seaside town.


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