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Chea Sim, Head of Ruling Party, Hospitalized

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday warned critics not to speculate over the health condition of Chea Sim, president of the ruling Cambodian People's Party and of the Senate.

Chea Sim is currently in Singapore, receiving medical attention, after he was sent from Calmette hospital on Sunday. Chea Sim suffers from high blood pressure and diabetes.

Speaking at an inauguration of a hydroelectric dam in Kampot province, Hun Sen confirmed Chea Sim was in the Singaporean hospital, for fluctuating blood pressure, and he called for order within the CPP.