Cambodia’s reputation as a wild frontier land may have softened over the past decade as its economy has grown and tourist numbers have increased, but its immigration officials at international border checkpoints and airports are continuing to leave the impression that graft is still the official modus operandi. A Chinese journalist, Yu Jincui, wrote in the Global Times newspaper on Sunday about her experience of arriving at Siem Reap International Airport and being met by immigration police officials expecting a bribe, or “tip.” “I pretended not to understand what he meant. But he didn’t give up. He picked
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