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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Chinese help to embalm body of Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Process to preserve Norodom Sihanouk's body similar to one used for Mao Zedong Chinese help to embalm ex-king Cambodia has begun preparations to embalm former king Norodom Sihanouk, who will lie in state at the Royal Palace for three months ahead of a lavish funeral, a royal aide said. Chinese experts are helping with the process, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1064348/chinese-help-embalm-body-cambodian-king-norodom-sihanouk
  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Former king Norodom Sihanouk mourned

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Body of former mercurial king flown from Beijing to capital and a moving reception Sihanouk's last journey Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets of the Cambodian capital yesterday to pay their last respects to revered former king Norodom Sihanouk on his final journey home from China. The body of the mercurial ex-monarch, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1063440/former-king-norodom-sihanouk-mourned
  3. News - China

    Cambodian king in Beijing to bring back Sihanouk

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 04:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Hun Sen arrived in Beijing to bring home the body of former king Norodom Sihanouk who died earlier on Monday, Chinese state television reported. Their entourage, which included three Buddhist monks, planned to visit Sihanouk’s central Beijing residence and then the hospital where the former king ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1061671/cambodian-king-beijing-bring-back-sihanouk
  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia’s ex-king Norodom Sihanouk dies in Beijing

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 08:31am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Cambodia’s former king Norodom Sihanouk, whose life mirrored the turbulent history of his nation where he remained a revered figure, died in Beijing ... Cambodia’s independence and shortly after quit the throne for the first time in favour of his father Prince Norodom Suramarit to pursue a career in politics. Sihanouk served as premier half a dozen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1061473/cambodias-ex-king-norodom-sihanouk-dies-beijing
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian king returns home to sea of mourners

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 11:30am by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets of the Cambodian capital on Wednesday to pay their last respects to revered former king Norodom Sihanouk ... bird with robed monks seated in front and behind. Sihanouk’s widow Queen Monique, son King Norodom Sihamoni and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen accompanied the casket in a slow-moving convoy. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1063098/cambodian-king-returns-home-sea-mourners
  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Chinese experts to help embalm Cambodian ex-king

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 08:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodia began preparations on Thursday to embalm its revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, who will lie in state at the palace for three months ahead ... to our tradition, members of the royal family will guard the body for 24 hours a day,” Thomico said, adding that the same custom was followed in 1960 when Sihanouk’s father King Norodom Suramarit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1064228/chinese-experts-help-embalm-cambodian-ex-king
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The flawed legacy of Norodom Sihanouk

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Flawed legacy of Sihanouk A wise ruler, the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu wrote, is selfless, hard working, honest, able to time when to act, fair in handling conflict and willing to empower others. Even if Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia's former king who died in Beijing on Monday aged 89, had been hugely blessed with these traits, greatness would have eluded him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1063484/flawed-legacy-norodom-sihanouk
  8. News - China

    Xi Jinping mourns 'China's great friend' Sihanouk

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com 'A great friend of China' who penned Mao songs Chinese leaders lauded former Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk as a "great friend ... predecessor, Jiang Zemin, both offered their condolences, while Premier Wen Jiabao called on Sihanouk's widow. The current Cambodian king, Norodom Sihamoni, and Prime Minister Hun Sen arrived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1062009/xi-jinping-mourns-chinas-great-friend-sihanouk
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Lavish Phnom Penh procession to enshrine former Cambodian king Sihanouk

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh More than 2,000 Cambodians lined the route of a lavish procession in Phnom Penh carrying the remains of ex-king Norodom Sihanouk for his enshrinement in the Royal Palace Cambodians lined the streets of Phnom Penh on Friday as the remains of former king Norodom Sihanouk were transported through the capital on top of a golden float shaped like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551950/lavish-phnom-penh-procession-enshrine-former-cambodian-king-sihanouk
  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Mourners mass for homecoming of Cambodian ex-king

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 03:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Huge crowds of mourners lined the streets of the Cambodian capital on Wednesday waiting to pay their last respects to revered former king Norodom Sihanouk on his final journey home from China. The mercurial ex-monarch, who steered his country through turbulent decades of war, genocide and finally peace, died of a heart attack in Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1063214/mourners-mass-homecoming-cambodian-ex-king

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