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Chinese-language kindergarten opens

Chinese-language kindergarten opens

Chineses language continues to make inroads in Cambodia with the founding of the first Chinese-language kindergar­ten for Cambodian students in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.

Chhung Ching Kindergarten has the capacity to support 80 instructors and more than 3,000 pupils, according to mat­erial published by the Press and Quick Reaction Unit.

“We have a large number of ethnic Chinese in Cambodia,” said Ek Tha of the PQRU.

“It is a pow­erful language across the globe.” Cambodia’s first Chi­nese-language Confucius Institute opened in 2009, pav­ing the way for more linguistic grants from the Chinese government.

To contact the reporter on this story: Rachel Will at [email protected]

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