TITLE

CAMBODIA

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2004, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Norodom Sihamoni has been officially crowned as Cambodia's new monarch, following the abdication of King Sihanouk in November 2004, due to ill health. Cambodia was thrown into a flux following Sihanouk's resignation, since there was no legal provision in the constitution in the event of a monarch's abdication. Sihamoni, son of the last king, has spent much of his life outside Cambodia— as a ballet dancer and teacher as well as Cambodia's ambassador to UNESCO. The forecast is based on the assumption that Cambodia's textile exports will slow down significantly next year when preferential quotas on Cambodian garments to the U.S. end on January 1 2005.
ACCESSION #
15056864

 

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