Cambodia mourns as `king-father' Siha...

Cambodia mourns as `king-father' Sihanouk cremated

There are 13 comments on the Tri-cityherald.com story from Feb 4, 2013, titled Cambodia mourns as `king-father' Sihanouk cremated. In it, Tri-cityherald.com reports that:

Cambodians from across the country flocked to Phnom Penh to pay their last respects as Sihanouk was given elaborate funeral rites - mingling Hindu, Buddhist and animist traditions - last seen 53 years ago with the death of Sihanouk's father, King Norodom Suramarit.

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#1 Feb 4, 2013
A great loss, the last decent ruler Cambodia had before U.S. bombing raids, destabilization, and the Khmer Rouge takeover turned the country into a nightmare of genocide.

Here's hoping they continue to recover from those awful days...
no one no where

Claremont, CA

#2 Feb 4, 2013
great loss??? where was this guy when his own people were being murdered??? what have he done for his people besides stealing from them? he's no loss to the cambodian people as he was never there for his people.
King Rama

Chantilly, VA

#3 Feb 4, 2013
That question is old and it belongs to the Viets my dear, not Khmers, unless you are a Viet.

But to answer your question, I heard that he was locked up in his own home by the Khmer Rouges.

The question that you should ask is: Where was the United States after it brought the Khmer Rouges to power?
no one no where wrote:
great loss??? where was this guy when his own people were being murdered??? what have he done for his people besides stealing from them? he's no loss to the cambodian people as he was never there for his people.
Angkor

Seattle, WA

#4 Feb 4, 2013
no one no where wrote:
great loss??? where was this guy when his own people were being murdered??? what have he done for his people besides stealing from them? he's no loss to the cambodian people as he was never there for his people.
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This had been asked all the time????
Here is my answer:
- When the King was there, lots of people tried to be the King and toppled the King.
- When the King was kicked out, every one cried for the King to come back, and asked where was the King.
- Everything the King did was wrong, and everything the King didn't do was also wrong.
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Dude - you kicked him out then you blamed him why he was not there to help. When he come back in the country to help, you locked him up.
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- Poom, soon he got free he come back right away and kick the Yuons out in 1991. Why didn't he get any credit for it?
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- The King, why are you not here now? You are so wrong to pass away and leaving us behind like this.
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Tell me - I am so confused now. Who should I blame? Can I blame you for asking that question.
Kulet Jonk

South San Francisco, CA

#5 Feb 4, 2013
It's all Lon nol southvietnamese/CIA false that overthrew the king because he denied the American military bases to be place inside Cambodia and American bombardment killed many Cambodians that also triggered many villagers to form coalition forces with Pol Pot, at that time the king intensions was to help the two Vietnam reunited and this angered the American for siding with the North Vietnam,when PolPot took over Cambodia,he did not have full control of the leadership and did not ordered his kids to slaughtered Khmers,there were different factions of Khmer Rouge ,some are nice some are vicious rude,some were spoken like Khmer Vietnam.the king also was betrayed by the North Vietnam,there were plenty of north Vietnamese agents that hide lived learned Khmer so basically we can't blamed it on the king,he suffered too during the red regime, he was jailed and shackled.im glad that he didn't allowed the bases to be place in Cambodia, this saved Cambodia from becoming a whore country like Thailand and I only upset because this make me vai dai myself too much hahaha.....
Leeporter

Bangkok, Thailand

#7 Feb 5, 2013
Angkor wrote:
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Tell me - I am so confused now. Who should I blame? Can I blame you for asking that question.
You should blame Khmer people and the Khmer kings who want to take the power over the land from Siam.

If Khmer king didn't separate Cambodia from Siam, today the whole Khmer people would still live safely in the territory of Thailand, no KR, no Yuan invasion, no killing field, no starvation.

And Khmer people wouldn't have to try to enter Thailand illegally to escape the poverty in Cambodia like they do today.

Khmer people wanted to separate the land and now they want to come back to live in Thailand, very odd, isn't it?:-)

If you can't imagine what happen to Cambodia today, think of Cambodia as East Germany and Thailand as West Germany during the cold war.

Everyday east german wanted to cross the wall to live in the west side, they risked their life because they know that it's greener on the otherside.

That's what Cambodian in Cambodia are feeling.

You may don't understand them because you are not living in Cambodia like them.
Kulet Jonk

Fresno, CA

#8 Feb 5, 2013
Thai people are dumb like this dude!!!!
Angkor

Seattle, WA

#9 Feb 6, 2013
Kulet Jonk wrote:
It's all Lon nol southvietnamese/CIA false that overthrew the king because he denied the American military bases to be place inside Cambodia and American bombardment killed many Cambodians that also triggered many villagers to form coalition forces with Pol Pot, at that time the king intensions was to help the two Vietnam reunited and this angered the American for siding with the North Vietnam,when PolPot took over Cambodia,he did not have full control of the leadership and did not ordered his kids to slaughtered Khmers,there were different factions of Khmer Rouge ,some are nice some are vicious rude,some were spoken like Khmer Vietnam.the king also was betrayed by the North Vietnam,there were plenty of north Vietnamese agents that hide lived learned Khmer so basically we can't blamed it on the king,he suffered too during the red regime, he was jailed and shackled.im glad that he didn't allowed the bases to be place in Cambodia, this saved Cambodia from becoming a whore country like Thailand and I only upset because this make me vai dai myself too much hahaha.....
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Wow wow wow - Kulet Jonk has always been joking around alot, but look at him, he got some good piece of truth here.
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Congratulation for spilling out some stories here.
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Keep doing it. Don't hide....
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You are correct, doesn't matter what we are, we must not be the country of prossstituuution and thieves like Thailand.
Angkor

Seattle, WA

#10 Feb 6, 2013
Leeporter wrote:
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You should blame Khmer people and the Khmer kings who want to take the power over the land from Siam.
If Khmer king didn't separate Cambodia from Siam, today the whole Khmer people would still live safely in the territory of Thailand, no KR, no Yuan invasion, no killing field, no starvation.
And Khmer people wouldn't have to try to enter Thailand illegally to escape the poverty in Cambodia like they do today.
Khmer people wanted to separate the land and now they want to come back to live in Thailand, very odd, isn't it?:-)
If you can't imagine what happen to Cambodia today, think of Cambodia as East Germany and Thailand as West Germany during the cold war.
Everyday east german wanted to cross the wall to live in the west side, they risked their life because they know that it's greener on the otherside.
That's what Cambodian in Cambodia are feeling.
You may don't understand them because you are not living in Cambodia like them.
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Hey - you have no right to blame my people or my Kings. If I blame my people I blame us with love, but you can't be trusted.
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Khmers nevr wanted to be part of the thief. You Thai people betrayed and killed Khmers.
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How come you never said how many illegal Thais in Cambodia? There are many illegal Thais in Cambodia tday. Khmers just never hurt or killed them. Unlike the cruel Thais people killed many Khmers. KR killed people by being forced to do. but Thais killed Khmers because of jealousy of the Khmer culture and Angkor.
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You should thank Khmers for all these generations that Khmers shielded you from Yuons. Without Khmers in the middle, you are in a serious trouble. You are the chicken kind, you only can kill the innocent Khmers and young children and women.
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My suggestion to you is that, you do not need to worry about Khmers. You should worry of your own. Yuons are now penetrating to your country thru Lao. You wish to be neighbored with Yuons, now you get it thru Lao. I wish you lucky with Yuon.
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You are so stpid by comparing Thai to war criminal German... ahhahhhahahaha
Drgunzet

Meridian, ID

#13 Feb 18, 2013
Angkor wrote:
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Hey - you have no right to blame my people or my Kings. If I blame my people I blame us with love, but you can't be trusted.
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Khmers nevr wanted to be part of the thief. You Thai people betrayed and killed Khmers.
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How come you never said how many illegal Thais in Cambodia? There are many illegal Thais in Cambodia tday. Khmers just never hurt or killed them. Unlike the cruel Thais people killed many Khmers. KR killed people by being forced to do. but Thais killed Khmers because of jealousy of the Khmer culture and Angkor.
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You should thank Khmers for all these generations that Khmers shielded you from Yuons. Without Khmers in the middle, you are in a serious trouble. You are the chicken kind, you only can kill the innocent Khmers and young children and women.
.
My suggestion to you is that, you do not need to worry about Khmers. You should worry of your own. Yuons are now penetrating to your country thru Lao. You wish to be neighbored with Yuons, now you get it thru Lao. I wish you lucky with Yuon.
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You are so stpid by comparing Thai to war criminal German... ahhahhhahahaha
Woah, Khmer have been shielding the Thais from Yuon. So, the Khmer are some kind of mighty warriors race.

Hey, you are dumb ok? How come I don't see any Khmer winning any international prizes. I saw the Thais won some, the Viets won a bunch but not your kind? What's wrong.

Stop the shielding and win something will you? LoL.
Angkor

Seattle, WA

#14 Feb 18, 2013
Drgunzet wrote:
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Woah, Khmer have been shielding the Thais from Yuon. So, the Khmer are some kind of mighty warriors race.
Hey, you are dumb ok? How come I don't see any Khmer winning any international prizes. I saw the Thais won some, the Viets won a bunch but not your kind? What's wrong.
Stop the shielding and win something will you? LoL.
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AngkorWat is Khmer prize. The world know it. Khmers are number one friendly is the prize. Where is the Viets? and what is the Viet prize?
Drgunzet

Meridian, ID

#15 Feb 19, 2013
Angkor wrote:
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AngkorWat is Khmer prize. The world know it. Khmers are number one friendly is the prize. Where is the Viets? and what is the Viet prize?
I am not convinced the Khmer can build the Angkor Wat. So, you have to win some thing big again to convince me. How come you are so dumb now day?

How about an intellectual challenge against me?
SpongeBob

Montréal, Canada

#16 Feb 19, 2013
...AngKors were built by Thais with Khmer labours. No question here, pls....

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