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Cambodia's first retirement home

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Cambodia's first retirement home

Migration and aging in one of Asia’s youngest countries. A modest shelter for destitute senior citizens in the Cambodian countryside is an indicator of a looming crisis facing Southeast Asia.

 

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Maid in Malaysia

Maid in Malaysia

A network of middlemen in Cambodia's impoverished countryside is helping to fuel the booming maid industry. Faced with a shortage of domestic help, Malaysia has been turning to Cambodia to find workers. Many, though, aren’t receiving what’s promised.