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19 July 2012

Publication Date : 19-07-2012

 

Kim Jong-un has been given the title of marshal, the highest military rank after grand marshal held only by his late grandfather Kim Il-sung and late father Kim Jong-il, The Korea Herald reports. Cambodia and Thailand withdraw troops from a disputed border area complying with International Court of Justice ruling, according to The Nation. Chinese military has been reminded to stay loyal to party ahead of leadership handover, The Straits Times writes. More married women of Jakarta were infected with HIV and AIDS in 2011, reports The Jakarta Post. World Health Organisation urges taxing smokers to combat nicotine addiction in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer and producer, says China Daily.

 

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