Finalists selected for Japan speech contest

Publication date 24 May 2019 | 13:35 | ICT

Fifty-six candidates have been whittled down to the last 15 for the final round of the 22nd Japanese Speech Contest to be held at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC) in Phnom Penh on Sunday.

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 13:23 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 11:00 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 10:17 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 10:15 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 10:12 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 09:51 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 09:49 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 09:39 | ICT

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    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 08:34 | ICT

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