Cambodia: Sihanouk’s love affair with North Korea
Sihanouk was best friends with Kim Il Sung — a friendship that forged an odd, brotherly alliance of nations that continues today.
Present at Sihanouk’s Fire
A rare chance to witness the late Cambodian monarch’s cremation
This is the second of a two-part interview I conducted with Australian historian Milton Osborne, the biographer and longtime observer of the late Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia’s former king and prime minister.
Like father, unlike son
While Cambodia waits for King Sihamoni to emerge from the shadow of his father, the Kingdom’s monarchy is withering
By Dr Markus Karbaum
Long live the king?
Following the death of royal patriarch King Father Norodom Sihanouk, what does the future hold for the royal family? Trude Jacobsen, assistant director of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at Northern Illinois University gives her thoughts
Interview by Charlie Lancaster
Cambodia cremates former King Sihanouk
Cambodia’s awful history has offered few figures of authority who engender respect, let alone affection. So it is perhaps fitting that so much of the population has joined the hushed lines snaking past the gilded sarcophagus of former King Sihanouk, a man whose tortuous career was inextricably entwined with the fate of his country.
BBC News, Phnom Penh
Norodom Sihanouk – Final Goodbyes: Jim Mizerski Photography