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As Cambodian workers flee Thailand’s coronavirus surge, exodus overwhelms border facilities

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Vann Thoeurn, his wife and their teenage son had been surviving on a construction site in Thailand for months despite having no work or salary.They had been working for six years on different developments in Bangkok but when work slowed after the outbreak of Covid-19, they made the decision to leave, spending their savings on bus tickets back to Cambodia, aiming to return to their family in Kampong Cham province.Thoeurn, 41, recalls his wife experiencing breathing problems days before their…

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