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  • Tuesday August 25th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [AUGUST 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [AUGUST 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [AUGUST 25, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. High ranking officials from the U.S. and China discuss the issues pertaining to the implementation of Phase 1 trade deal as both sides shared positive commitment. Source: Reuters
  2. TikTok filed a lawsuit  against the Trump administration, following an  executive order that banned any U.S. transactions with its parent company ByteDance. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. Anthony Fauci, top infectious diseases experts in the U.S warned of the risks of  rushing out the coronavirus vaccine without  proper testing and trials. Source: Al Jazeera
WORLD
  1. Germany said they will mediate in the Turkish-Greek standoff in the eastern Mediterranean and warned of serious consequences that the conflict could lead to. Source: RT
  2. Iranian Drug Control said that the U.S. war in Afghanistan did not only cause the explosion but the U.S. forces were also involved in the plan of illicit drug trafficking. Source: Sputnik
  3. Donald Trump was nominated by the Republicans to run in the U.S. Presidential Election for the second term but he asserted that he might face a rigged election. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. Kim Jong-un is reported to be in coma while there is speculation that North Korea’s diplomatic relations will be under the leadership of Kim Yo-jong, who is his sister. Source: The Daily Mail
  2. South Korea is facing a nationwide COVID-19 outbreak after 17 provinces reported three digit new cases, while the government is considering shutting schools and businesses. Source: BBC
  3. Hong Kong has notified about their first ever human reinfection case where a man free of COVID-19 was later affected by coronavirus strain. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. PM showed his support towards the proposal by Li Keqiang for the Mekong River Economic Development Plans in the 3rd Leaders’ Meeting of Mekong-Lancang grouping. Source: Cambodianess
  2. Cambodia’s exporting of jewellery and gems to the international market increased remarkably in the first half of 2020 that the total earning is worth $1.3 billion dollars. Source: The Phnom Penh Post 
  3. According to the survey by CRF with rice farmers, the harvest season will be deferred until mid-October or November as a consequence of drought and floods. Source: Khmer Times

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