Cambodia marks former king's death anniversary

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of the royalist Funcinpec Party, offering food to monks during the third anniversary of the death of King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, yesterday.
Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of the royalist Funcinpec Party, offering food to monks during the third anniversary of the death of King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, yesterday. PHOTO: XINHUA

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of the royalist Funcinpec Party, offering food to monks during the third anniversary of the death of King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, yesterday.

Politicians and government officials in the country commemorated the third anniversary of the late king's death by either paying respects to his statue or offering alms to Buddhist monks.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 16, 2015, with the headline 'Cambodia marks former king's death anniversary'. Print Edition | Subscribe