A curious book collection greets guests in the red-panelled, scarlet-ceilinged lobby lounge of Prince Times hotel, a five-star establishment in Cambodia’s Sihanoukville.
Displayed prominently on the shelf is a tome entitled Xi Jinping: The Governance Of China, with a picture of the Chinese President beaming from its cover.
There are also a book on Chinese tea, and some devoted to the war between China and Japan over 70 years ago. One is The History Shall Never Be Forgotten: Chinese Diplomats Refuting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Homage at the Yasukuni War Shrine.
In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2022/06/25/asian-insider—china-born-businessman-behind-one-of-cambodia039s-fastest-growing-conglomerates—a-straits-times-special