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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


  • Man arrested for fake PM endorsement

    The owner of currency exchange company GCG Asia Co Ltd was temporarily detained by the court yesterday for attempted fraud after Prime Minister Hun Sen reacted to the company using his name and pictures to allege his endorsement of the firm. Phnom Penh Municipal Court

  • Sihanoukville authority orders structure dismantled

    The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has ordered owners of two unauthorised construction sites to immediately dismantle them and warned of legal action if the owners failed to comply. Ly Chet Niyom, development management and construction bureau chief at the provincial hall, told The Post on

  • Police seek arrest of Chinese ‘gang’

    Cambodian police remain on the lookout for 20 Chinese nationals who earlier this month posted a video clip threatening to stoke insecurity in Preah Sihanouk province, though the Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh maintained the group posed no threats to Cambodia’s national security. National Police

  • Rapper deletes song critical of Cambodian social issues

    A young musician has deleted from Facebook and YouTube a rap song that was critical of Cambodia’s social issues and announced that he will stop singing the song after officials visited his home in Siem Reap province and allegedly gave him a warning. Provincial