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Asia's sex industry

The holiday resort of Pattaya, in Thailand, was once the hub of sexual tourism. But today, it no longer attracts as many sex-seekers as it once did. Cheaper and more lax, neighbouring Cambodia is Asia’s new temple of pleasure. France 24 takes you behind the scenes of the sex trade.

By Régis DESCONCLOIS , NELSON RAND , Cyril PAYEN

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2014-04-18 Mahatma Gandhi

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