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In this issue

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.

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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


  • Negotiations on EBA being held

    In an effort to defuse tensions, a senior government official said Cambodia is negotiating with the European Union (EU) on the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade deal, which allows the Kingdom to export goods to the 28-member bloc tariff-free. The EU notified Cambodia on October 5

  • Ministers to tackle sea pollutants

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s

  • Chinese police escort deported scam suspects

    Ninety-one Chinese nationals accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam were deported from Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday under the escort of 182 Chinese police personnel. General Department of Immigration head of investigations Ouk Hay Seila told reporters

  • EU officials: Ending EBA an 18-month procedure

    EU officials have confirmed that it will take a total of 18 months to complete the procedure if Cambodia’s preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) trade agreement is to be withdrawn. According to EU Agriculture and Rural Development spokesman Daniel Rosario, the formal process has not