Quotes to remember
The Koreas trade threats
I cannot contain my anger over North Korea’s brutality that ignored the lives of children.
- South Korean President
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1. Less than 20 percent of some 1,680 women surveyed across rural areas said they knew abortion is legal in Cambodia, according to a study on the subject. “Health care providers need to be trained ... to provide the right information, respect women’s rights and their right to choose,” said Tung Ruvuthy, manager of the National Reproductive Health Program.
Three Thai nationals jailed on immigration charges are set to walk free after receiving a royal pardon from King Norodom Sihamoni.
An elephant that wreaked havoc in Kampong Speu province for two weeks was subdued late last weak.
In other news:
THE prospects for future Montagnard asylum seekers in Cambodia remains unclear following the government’s order that the UNHCR close a centre in Phnom Penh for the Vietnamese minority group.
In the future:
KNN Cambodia Co will open the Kingdom’s first major amusement park next March. “I don’t see any amusement parks in Cambodia … So I thought, if I launch this business I think I could make a good business from this one,” founder Khunnath Cheam
Some 30 students staged the “Oblation Run” at the University of the Philippines, taking off their clothes as part of the fraternity’s founding and for victims of an explosion that took place at a nearby University this year. REUTERS