លោក ចាន់ ស៊ី ខ្មែរស្នេហាជាតិ? Chan Sy was born in B.E.2475, A.D.1932 in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia during the French colonial eras.
Chan Sy or Chan Si. Photo courtesy Chham Channy, Khmerization
He joined the Khmer Viet Minh forces in 1950s B.E.2493?, left Cambodia in BE.2497 A.D.1954 after the Geneva Conference that recognized Prince Norodom Sihanouk’s government as the sole legitimate authority in independent Cambodia. A member of the Communist Party from B.E.2503 A.D.1960, Chan Sy was believed to have returned to Cambodia in B.E.2513 A.D.1970 after the coup that ousted Prince Sihanouk and placed the pro-U.S. Lon Nol in power.Chan Sy, who was opposed to ultra-nationalist Pol Pot, by whose partisans he was detained in B.E.2516 A.D.1973 and disappeared. He reappeared on the scene in B.E.2521 A.D.1978, with the forces of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation, FUNKS, and with the Vietnamese that toppled the murderous Khmer Rouge regime in B.E.2522 A.D.1979.
After some months of military training in the Soviet Union, in B.E.2523 A.D.1980 he was appointed deputy defense minister and following year defense minister and vice-president of the Council of Ministers; the same year he also became a member of the Politburo of the Kampuchean People’s Revolutionary Party, KPRP.
When Pen Sovann was replaced as party secretary-general by Heng Samrin, Chan Sy took over the premiership. Considered a steadfast adherent to Vietnam’s Kampuchean policy, Chan Sy had made visits to Bulgaria and East Germany as well as to the U.S.S.R. In the Nation Assembly he represented his native province.
Chan Sy died in a Moscow hospital, the U.S.S.R., where he was being treated for a cardiac ailment, in December B.E.2527, A.D.1984. His death was reported by the Vietnamese information agency on December 31, B.E.2527, A.D.1984; he was believed to have died some days earlier. Courtesy Britannica Book of the Year 1985 (B.E.2528)
He died at age 52 by a lethal injection by the former Soviet Union’s agent or the Vietnamese (Op-Ed templenews.org).
A Dhamma Talk on Vipassana and mindfulness meditation by Vipassana Gossalaya Jotannano Hong Keo, Vipassana Buddhist Master during a 10-Day Meditation & Vipassana Retreats at the Buddhist Meditation Center, Wat Kiryvongsa Bopharam on the 11th Waxing Moon – 7th Waning Moon of Jeṭṭha B.E.2560 equivalent to June 15 – 26, A.D.2016 in Leverett, Massachusetts, U.S.A. in 2016.
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Vipassana chanting by Meditation Master Ketodhammo Som Bunthoeun. Footages from 2016 Vipassana classes at the Buddhist Meditation Center – Wat Kiryvongsa Bopharam in Leverett, Massachusetts, USA.
SAMDECH CHUON NATH
Khmer literature and Dhamma talk by His Holiness Jotannano Chuon Nath, the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia Buddhism. His Holiness was born on March 11, 1883; passed away on September 25, 1969
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