Cambodia's Sihanoukville morphs into 'Macau 2' | Bangkok Post: news - News Summed Up

Cambodia's Sihanoukville morphs into 'Macau 2' | Bangkok Post: news


Sihanoukville, which has Cambodia's only deep-water port, was carved out of the jungle in the 1960s and named after former King Norodom Sihanouk. Lao Qi, poses in front of the menu at his Chinese restaurant in Preah Sihanoukville province, Cambodia Nov 27, 2017. MORE CHINESE TOURISTSAlthough Sihanoukville is a focal point for Chinese investment, the phenomenon is far from localised. Chinese dams provide most of Cambodia's electricity; a third of the garment factories that produce Cambodia's main export are Chinese. From Cambodia, China can count on its loyal support on regional issues, while it also gains a strategic foothold deep in Southeast Asia.


Source: Bangkok Post December 07, 2017 09:22 UTC


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