Who is Tea Banh?
Tea Banh is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for National Defence for Cambodia. He is a former general and a member of the Cambodian People's Party and was elected to represent Siem Reap Province in the National Assembly of Cambodia in the 2003 elections.
Banh, whose birth name was "Tea" Sangvan Hin-kling, is of Sino-Thai descent. His father, a Thai-Chinese, was named Tea Toek and his mother Nou Peng Chenda, was an ethnic Thai. Banh married Tao Toeun, who is also an ethnic Thai in 1975. They have three children Tea Siam, Tea Tyhas, and Tea Kanha.