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CLA holds second Khmer language writing contest

Publication date 27 September 2022 | 20:17 | ICT

Although diversity and integration are widely celebrated in today’s world, discrimination still exists. Writers, artists and thinkers intend to explore this through writing, in a just-announced competition.



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