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Sihamoni Newsmaker - 2004-10-29


King Norodom Sihamoni is known for his contribution to the arts, but has largely stayed out of politics. VOA's Benjamin Sand is in our Asia News Center in Hong Kong, and tells us more about Cambodia's new king. Khmer Service's Tuck Outhuok adapts the report.

The 51-year-old king is an unlikely successor to his father's throne. The former dance teacher and U.N. ambassador has lived in Paris for more than 20 years, and recently said he had no interest in becoming king.

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