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King lends a kindly ear

King lends a kindly ear

L AND disputes between government agencies and impoverished civilians are

emerging as the most common source of complaint at the weekly 'commoners court,'

held by King Norodom Sihanouk.

Of the five complaints heard last week,

four concerned land disputes. King Sihanouk holds no legislative power but his

advice carries considerable influence with local and national authorities. His

Majesty appeared fit and chatted with his "guests"-Reuters

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