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The route between luxury hotel and garbage dump has traditionally been one-way. Yet this is set to change, with an innovative project in Cambodia granting street kids a chance to work in the upper echelons of the hospitality industry. Shinta Mani, tel: (855) 63 761 998, is a crisply designed, 18-room, $130-per-night boutique hotel, which opened last year in Siem Reap, 6 km from Angkor Wat. But it also doubles as a vocational training institute, and its first classes, for some 16 youngsters, began earlier this month. The studentsŚsome of whom previously survived by scavenging in the city's refuse heapsŚwill learn...

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