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Death of Peng Cheng

Pung Peng Cheng, High Advisor to the King, died November 10 aged 85. During a

distinguished career he held various senior positions including Minister of

Information, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of the Throne, and

Director of the Cabinet of Prince Sihanouk. Peng Cheng and his wife were members

of the commission charged with revising the Constitution. Their suggestions

- removing references to deportations and the death penalty - were adopted in

1993. He was cremated at Wat Pothisath in Kandal province.

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