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Cambodian textile workers want higher wages

Workers in Cambodia's garment factories say they're angry the prime minister has refused to support a steep rise in the minimum wage.

Negotiations are ongoing, but Hun Sen says a big increase would be bad for the economy.

Most of the country's 600,000 textile workers earn a basic wage of $100 a month. In January, mass protests calling for higher salaries led to police opening fire on demonstrators.

From Phnom Penh, Ashleigh Nghiem reports.

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