Monthly Archives: October 2007

>King Father Sihanouk Celebrates 85th Birthday

> Phnom Penh – It was a low-key celebration in Cambodia Wednesday for the 85th birthday of former king Norodom Sihanouk, who continues to defy his age and health setbacks and remains an icon and an enigma of history. Sihanouk … Continue reading

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>A Demoralised Sihanouk Quietly Celebrated Birthday

> Cambodia’s ‘demoralised’ ex-king celebrates quiet birthday3 hours ago PHNOM PENH (AFP) — A seemingly despondent Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia’s former monarch, quietly passed his 85th birthday Wednesday amid muted public celebrations, the palace said. Saying that Sihanouk was “very elderly, … Continue reading

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>Hun Sen Disowned His Lesbian Daughter

> Dear Readers, It is hypocritical of Hun Sen to tell others on the one hand not to discriminate against the gay people but on the other hand he is lambasting and lampooning his own lesbian daughter so publicly. Gay … Continue reading

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>Hun Sen Re-Affirms Support for the Monarchy

> Hun Sen: I will own the king but I will disown my daughter! By Leang DeluxCambodge SoirTranslated from French by Luc Sâr In a speech held in front of students, the prime minister, after addressing his wishes to King … Continue reading

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>Thomico Tries to Unify Funcinpec and Norodom Ranariddh Party

> Tuesday, October 30, 2007Rasmei Kampuchea newspaperTranslated from Khmer by Socheata Prince Sisowath Thomico, who just returned back from joining monkhood, said that he still maintains his meetings with NRP leaders in order to unite the royalists from the Funcinpec … Continue reading

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>Asian Drug Lord Died in Burma

> Khun Sa (pictured) was once one of the world’s most wanted menOne of Asia’s most notorious warlords, Khun Sa, has died in the Burmese city of Rangoon.He had reportedly been suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure. After decades … Continue reading

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>Princess Bopha Devi’s Son Convicted of Polygamy

> Phnom Penh – A Cambodian court has made its first conviction under its controversial monogamy law which makes adultery a criminal offense, a court official said Tuesday. Phnom Penh Municipal Court deputy prosecutor Sok Kalyan said Cambodian Football Federation … Continue reading

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