Owners of collapsed Cambodia building charged, released on bail

Owners of a building in Cambodia that collapsed and killed 36 workers and their families last week have been charged and released on bail, a court spokesman said on Tuesday (Jan 7).

The heavy death toll has highlighted the dangers of the lightly regulated industry.

The building, a multi-storey guesthouse under construction in the coastal town of Kep, crashed down on Friday as labourers and their families, including six children and infants, were relaxing after a hard day on the job.

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