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Moi

 

the collective name for a group of highland peoples in South Vietnam that was commonly used among the Vietnamese ruling clique and the colonists prior to the revolution of 1945. The term bore the contemptuous connotation of “savages,” or “ignorant ones.” The term “Moi” designated more than 30 peoples and ethnic groups who spoke Mon-Khmer and Indonesian languages and who were at different stages of social and economic development. The Moi are now known as the Thuong (Montagnards).

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Narody lugo-Vostochnoi Azii. Moscow, 1966.
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Moi, through his lawyer Kilonzo, has since denied that he disbanded the commission as a further cover-up of the plot, but that he made that "executive decision" fully satisfied that "it was the correct thing to do at the time".
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More than six foot tall in trademark dark suits with a red rose in his lapel, Moi is a teetotaller who hardly ever takes a day off, an austere figure whose one noticeable touch of grandiosity is his carrying of a silver-topped ivory stick.
For the last two years, in fact as soon as Moi had announced that he would stand down in the forthcoming elections, it was clear that whoever he selected as his preferred choice would have enormous advantages over whoever else threw their hats into the ring.
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A week after calling on Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi to give up politics and make way for a new generation of leaders, the country's Anglican archbishop announced his own intention to retire.
KENYA'S President Daniel arap Moi yesterday urged his people to give up sex for at least two years to slow down the spread of Aids.