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In Brief: King father to remain in china

In Brief: King father to remain in china

King Father

Norodom Sihanouk has said he needs to remain in Beijing for further

treatment for his illnesses. He said no date had been fixed for his

return. In a letter issued Friday, he said Chinese doctors had treated

his cancer - lymphoma B - for a month. "Today, I went to hospital to be

checked with a PET scan and found the cancer is getting healed," he

wrote, praising the "very skilful" doctors. Palace officials said they

did not know when King Father Norodom Sihanouk would return to

Cambodia, adding that he needed more time for treatment.

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