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Growing Pains Continue for Cambodian Capital

Not very long ago, the Toek Thla neighborhood of Phnom Penh was a land of grass and rice fields, along with a small pond. Now, it is part of the swelling Cambodian capital with markets, business centers, schools and, of course, factories. And people. Lots of people. Phnom Penh, with a population of 1.5 million, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Southeast Asia, adding about 500,000 people since the turn of the century. That has meant a lot of changes in a short period of time,...

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