Norodom Sihamoni (Khmer: នរោត្តម សីហមុនី, Nôroŭtdâm Seihămŭni [nɔroːtɗɑm səjhamuni]; born 14 May 1953) is the King of Cambodia. He became King on 14 October 2004, a week after the abdication of his father, Norodom Sihanouk. He is the eldest son of King Sihanouk and Queen Norodom Monineath.
Does the King of Cambodia have power?
The King’s power is limited to that of a symbolic figurehead to whom people are to give love and respect. The monarch also represents peace, stability, and prosperity to the Khmer people. Since 1993, the King of Cambodia is an elected monarch, making Cambodia one of the few elective monarchies of the world.
Who is the richest Cambodian?
Kith Meng (Khmer: គិត ម៉េង; Chinese: 陈丰明 born September 1, 1968) is a Cambodian businessman. He is the Chairman and CEO of The Royal Group which counts among its holdings 45% of J Trust Royal Bank, the mobile phone operator Cellcard and 100% of Royal Railways.
|Neak Oknha Kith Meng|
Is Cambodia a US ally?
Over the last several decades of the 20th century, the United States and Cambodia established, broke off, and reestablished relations as a result of armed conflict and government changes in Cambodia. Full diplomatic relations were established after the freely elected Royal Government of Cambodia was formed in 1993.
Who is the richest man in Southeast Asia?
Number of billionaires by country
|Rank||Nation||Richest billionaire by country|
|1||Indonesia||Robert Budi Hartono|
Is Cambodia poor?
Cambodia is currently one of the poorest countries in the world. Its per-capita income is only US$260. However, if adjusted for purchasing power parity (which takes into account the low prices for goods in Cambodia), its per-capita income jumps rather dramatically to US$1300.
What religion is practiced in Cambodia?
Cambodia is predominantly Buddhist with 80% of the population being Theravada Buddhist, 1% Christian and the majority of the remaining population follow Islam, atheism, or animism. Buddhist nun at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.