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Riel

The currency of Cambodia. It was issued in 1980, ending a five-year period during which Cambodia had no monetary system. The U.S. dollar also circulates in Cambodia, particularly in urban areas. Additionally, merchants along the border often accept the Thai baht.
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Louis Riel was a key figure in the formation of Canada.
Today, all Canadians can be proud of Louis Riel, what he stood for, and what he accomplished.
If the dollar makes more gains against the riel, it may af fect those businesses that purchase their goods in dollars but sell them predominantly in local currency, such as shops that sell impor ted goods, from food to cosmetics, to predominantly Cambodian customers.
It makes me lose money on some products every day," she said, adding that she buys the goods one day, then the riel falls the next day and her margin declines with it.
Kim Ly, the manager of a convenience store in Phnom Penh, said that she compensates by increasing prices in riel.
This section shows us Riel as a boy sitting on a train in the poem "Trip To Civilization, 1858"with Scofield recounting Riel s journey to St.
Within the section titled Le President, we witness a reactive Riel in the poem "The Revolutionary.
So I take it very seriously that I am a Riel and it's a responsibility and he's obviously somebody I very much admire.
Going into the later part of the year, the increased demand for the national currency during the harvest season and for payment of tax obligations will drive up the Riel value, expert says.
NBC says that such a rise in the value of the Riel in terms of U.
Louis Riel was created at Toronto's O'Keefe Centre on September 23, 1967, as part of the Canadian Opera Company's tribute to the centenary of Canadian Confederation.
There were several attempts to mount a pan-Canadian co-production of Louis Riel, but Canadian companies seemed leery of investing in and presenting such a costly venture.