Melbourne newspaper's take on Sino-ville takeover

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Melbourne newspaper's take on Sino-ville takeover

Post by Makewa » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:59 pm

"Chinese money has made properties in the seaside village of Sihanoukville as expensive as Byron Bay. But now, crowded out by casinos and resorts, the locals are pushing back – literally."

"HE and Chinese leaders announced $US7 billion in new investments in the past several months, including in forestry, a new airport for Phnom Penh, a hospital and a communications satellite.
The Chinese-built Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville expressway is expected to cost more than $US2 billion."

" In one Chinese restaurant on the beachfront adjacent to four casinos, a plate of steamed lobster costs $US80, compared to less than $US5 for the same amount at nearby Cambodian eateries.
A Cambodian man recently won $US130,000 in a casino, but when he went to collect, the Chinese operator refused payment, pointing out it is illegal for Cambodians to gamble. The man returned with a group of friends and trashed gambling tables before police arrived."

https://www.theage.com.au/world/asia/th ... 4zlqg.html
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Re: Melbourne newspaper's take on Sino-ville takeover

Post by Username Taken » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:27 pm

Same story from several sources already newsworthy/more-chinese-takeover-sihano ... ml#p256927
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