This photo taken on July 22, 2015 shows a general view of a building designed as a mall under construction in Phnom Penh. AFP PHOTO / TANG CHHIN SOTHY
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Cambodian police arrested dozens of garment workers Monday, breaking up a pay protest with water cannon at a factory site near the Vietnamese border, unions and a local governor said.Hundreds of police and military police were deployed at the Special Economic Zone in the town of Bavet in Svay Rieng province, after around 8,000 workers protested against a low pay rise.Last month Cambodia said it would raise the minimum monthly wage for garment workers to $140 from January, an increase of nearly 10 percent, but which fell short of union demands.
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