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In Brief: Sihanouk donates $500,000 to china

In Brief: Sihanouk donates $500,000 to china

King Father Norodom Sihanouk has donated US$50,000 to a humanitarian organisation in China for disaster relief, Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday. The news agency reports that Sihanouk has donated money to China on many occasions over the years, most notably in February, when he donated $50,000 for relief in drought-stricken areas in the country. The 87-year-old former King departed on September 3 for Beijing, where he is receiving medical treatment.

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