Pung Peng Cheng, High Advisor to the King, died November 10 aged 85. During a
distinguished career he held various senior positions including Minister of
Information, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of the Throne, and
Director of the Cabinet of Prince Sihanouk. Peng Cheng and his wife were members
of the commission charged with revising the Constitution. Their suggestions
- removing references to deportations and the death penalty - were adopted in
1993. He was cremated at Wat Pothisath in Kandal province.