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Plea for new holiday

Lawmakers from the opposition Sam Rainsy Party sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday asking for June 4 to be a day of mourning for the loss of Khmer Krom land to Vietnam. The letter, signed by 13 lawmakers and sent to Hun Sen, decried the loss of 68,965 square metres of land to Vietnam on June 4, 1949.

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