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  • Monday April 13th, 2020

Morning News Brief [April 13, 2020]

Morning News Brief [April 13, 2020]

Morning News Brief [April 13, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The members of OPEC and its allies agreed on a historic deal to withhold the global oil production by almost 10% to protect the market from the impacts of COVID-19.                            

Source: The Guardian

  1. The confirmed cases of coronavirus has surpassed 1.8 million while the fatality rate is more than 100,000 worldwide, the numbers recorded by Johns Hopkins University. 

Source: CNN

  1. The Turkish President rejected the resignation request of the Minister of Interior after the sudden announcement of curfew made 250,000 people flood the stores.

Source: RT

WORLD
  1. India and Pakistan barraged heavy artillery at each other over the disputed Kashmir which violated the 2003 ceasefire accord and killed  three civilians. 

Source: South China Morning Post

  1. While the White House moves with the plan to reopen the economy, top officials are unable to agree on plans that allow Americans and the business to safely resume work. 

Source: Politico

  1. COVID-19 attacks tribe people as a 15-year-old boy becomes the third indigenous person from Amazon who died after contracting the virus. 

Source: Sky News

REGIONS
  1. Bangladesh announced a USD1.7 billion relief package to support farmers that struggle from the restrictions that have been imposed to stop the spread of the virus. 

Source: Channel NewsAsia

  1. China’s first operation aircraft and five warships carried out drills close to Taiwan to complete the relevant actions in response to enhance national security and regional peace.  

Source: The Straits Times 

  1. DPRK’s parliament gathered after the announcement made by Kim Jong-Un calling for a strict measure to prevent the spread of infection inside the country. 

Source: Channel News Asia

CAMBODIA
  1. The Senate Permanent Committee will meet today to discuss the implementation of law of the State Emergency after the NA adopted it on Friday last week.

Source: KhmerTimes

  1. PM, along with leaders of ASEAN plus three, will participate in the Special ASEAN Summit and ASEAN+3 Summit via video conference focusing on COVID-19.

Source: AKP

  1. The Ministry of Agriculture has ordered all departments in the Ministry to take measures to secure food supply during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Source: Khmer Times

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