Norodom Sihamoni


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Sihamoni, Norodom,

1953–, king of Cambodia (2004–). A son of King Norodom SihanoukSihanouk, Norodom
, 1922–2012, king of Cambodia (1941–55, 1993–2004), b. Phnom Penh. Sihanouk was educated in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) and Paris and was elected king by a royal council in 1941.
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 and his fifth wife, Norodom Sihamoni was trained as a dancer and taught dance (1981–2000) in Paris, choreographed, and directed his own dance company. In 1993 he became Cambodia's ambassador to UNESCO. Generally apolitical, he was chosen to succeed his father when the latter abdicated in 2004.

Norodom Sihamoni:

see Sihamoni, NorodomSihamoni, Norodom,
1953–, king of Cambodia (2004–). A son of King Norodom Sihanouk and his fifth wife, Norodom Sihamoni was trained as a dancer and taught dance (1981–2000) in Paris, choreographed, and directed his own dance company.
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Muscat, Dec 8 (ONA) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has received a cable of thanks from King Norodom Sihamoni of the Kingdom of Cambodia in reply to His Majesty's greetings cable to him on the occasion of his country's National Day.
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani have sent cables of congratulations to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.
PHNOM PENH (CyHAN)- Fireworks were shot into the sky over Tonle Sap River in front of the Royal Palace here Thursday night to celebrate the 62nd birthday of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni.
Separately, Prince Sultan conveyed King Salman's greetings to the King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni, who expressed his admiration for the Kingdom's economic and cultural reforms.
Riyadh, Rabi'II 16, 1436, February 05, 2015, SPA -- Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the King of Cambodia, Norodom Sihamoni, while the Cambodian King sent his greetings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and his congratulation on his accession to the throne in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, expressing his admiration for the Kingdom's developmental, economic and cultural experiences.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Vietnam with concurrent accreditation in Cambodia Beketzhan Zhumahanov has presented his credentials to the King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni, the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan said Monday in a statement.
Attended by King of Cambodia Preah Bat Samdech Preah Baromneath Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, the conference will address a wide range of topics, including governance models, promotion, protection and safeguarding of culture, innovation, the role of creative industries and urban regeneration as a vehicle for sustainable development in destinations worldwide.
Attended by HM Preah Bat Samdech Preah Baromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia and Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Conference will address a wide range of topics, including governance models, the promotion, protection and safeguarding of culture, innovation, the role of creative industries and urban regeneration as a vehicle for sustainable development in destinations worldwide.
Le president de la Republique, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a adresse un message de felicitations au roi du Cambodge, Norodom Sihamoni, a l'occasion de la celebration de la fete nationale de son pays, dans lequel il a souligne sa determination a renforcer les relations amicales et a developper la cooperation bilaterale.
Chan-ocha, Somkwamkid was freed after Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni signed a royal pardon," Hun Sen's personal spokesman Eang Sophalleth quoted him as saying, AFP reported.
Hun Sen said Rainsy insulted King Norodom Sihamoni in the letter last week -- appearing to take issue with the monarch for congratulating parliament on convening despite months of protests against the poll result.
Before starting their substantive talks Monday, Hun Sen and Sam Rainsy met briefly over the weekend at the Royal Palace, at the initiative of King Norodom Sihamoni, for the first time since the July 28 general election.