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Democracy hurt By air con

Democracy hurt By air con

A GROUP of parliamentarians are blaming their tardy performance in the

National Assembly on the air-conditioning equipment.

Moneaksekar Khmer reported that parliamentarians from CPP and Funcinpec had said

the cool air caused them to become drowsy and to forget questions during debates.

A group of journalists covering the National Assembly said that at one point the

parliamentarians said they were too tired to even lift their hands to raise a point

or to ask to speak.

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