King Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Monineath Sihanouk arrived in Siem Reap on Feb 6
for a bit of a relax for a couple of weeks - they are shown [left] playing with
their dog, Miki.
The King has also begun another of his favorite
The King has begun filming at the Bayon. The
subject is as yet secret, and the set was closed, in classic Hollywood
On Feb 5 the King had a public audience in Prey Veng, where he
repeated his pleas for the Khmer Rouge to lay down their arms.
"I beg again for His Excellency Pol Pot, Ieng Sary, Noun Chea, Ta Mok and Khieu
Samphan to please our people.
"I ask them to stop using violence, to stop
fighting, to stop killing, to stop kidnapping and to stop burning
"I will get down on my knees if they stop," he said, "not because
I respect them but because they would follow my appeal."
The King said it
was not difficult for them to follow Buddhist teaching of non-violence. "And if
they do... we will have peace."