Cambodian Buddhist monks walk past a portrait photo of the late former King Norodom Sihanouk, who died aged 89 of a heart attack in Beijing on October 15, 2012, at a park in Phnom Penh on February 20, 2013. Cambodia started constructing a 4.5-meter tall copper statue of its late revered former king Norodom Sihanouk for the young generation to remember him, government spokesman Tith Sothea said.
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Cambodia 'altering maps'
Thai government fully implemented the court's 1962 judgement, and this implementation was recognised by then Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia's leader at the time, when he visited the temple shortly after the judgement, said Thai agent Virachai Plasai. "But from The Nation - Thailand Read more »
Long Beach Cambodian remembers dark days of Khmer Rouge rise
fled the country on April 1. In Cambodia, where political alignments were tenuous at best, Chhang said he had been close to Norodom Sihanouk, the man Lon and his allies deposed. Sihanouk was an admirer of Chhang's French poetry and hired him to proofread and from Long Beach Press-Telegram Read more »
Daily Life: February 2013
in her wedding car in Baghdad on Feb. 7. (Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images) # Two girls offer prayers to Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh on Feb. 4. Sihanouk's body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from Beijing from Boston.com Read more »
History Through 1777
on in Cambodia long before 1969. In the early 1960s in order not to aggravate the North Vietnamese Communists, Prince Norodom Sihanouk--the hereditary king of Cambodia--opened Cambodian ports to North Vietnamese supply ships building up base camps in eastern from OpPapers.com Read more »
Cambodia: How the dead live
Wat in the complex in Siem Reap. Photograph: Emma Hardy For those curious to observe a demigod in the flesh, the body of Norodom Sihanouk lay on display in Phnom Penh until 4 February, when it was cremated. The outpouring of grief at the passing of Cambodia’s from New Statesman Read more »