MONRING NEWS BRIEF [September 22, 2021]

MONRING NEWS BRIEF [September 22, 2021]

MONRING NEWS BRIEF [September 22, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Britain called on China and Russia to agree on joint coordination to improve international security, particularly on Afghanistan from becoming the land of militants. Source: Reuters
  2. French President and Indian PM discussed bilateral cooperation and international security, following the cancellation of the USD 40 billion submarine contract with Australia. Source: CGTN
  3. Lithuania’s defence ministry advised people to throw away their Chinese phones after a government report found that the devices had built-in censorship capabilities. Source: SCMP
WORLD
  1. Poland put the blame on Belarus for staging a chaos at the border after the four deaths that were discovered were refugees who tried to flee into Poland. Source: Deutsche Welle
  2. Taliban has challenged the credential of the Afghan Ambassador to the UN and requested for the favor to speak at the UNGA’s high level meeting, said the United Nations. Source: TRT World
  3. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a democratic bill to fund the government through December 3 and put a limitation on the nation’s borrowing until the end of 2022. Source: CGTN
REGIONS
  1. South Korean President reiterated the call for a declaration to formally end the 1950-1953 Korean War, arguing that it would encourage North Korea to denuclearise. Source: CNA
  2. India criticised British COVID-19 vaccine rule as discriminatory, following the decision to consider travellers who received the Covishield vaccine as unvaccinated. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the UNGA that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, as an effort to deal with climate change. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. The Senate recently ratified two documents on RCEP and CCFTA, stressing that the two trade agreements would help promote exports and investment to the Kingdom. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. The MoH announced that the administration of the booster dose campaign to the general public will begin from mid-October onward by starting from the Capital. Source: AKP
  3. Phnom Penh Capital Administration and JICA have signed an agreement, in which JICA will provide support to the strengthening of traffic safety control in the Capital. Source: Khmer Times