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  • Tuesday August 4th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [AUGUST 04, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [AUGUST 04, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [AUGUST 04, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. China said it will not tolerate the U.S.’s attempt to steal Tiktok, a product of a Chinese technology company, a move that China cited as the U.S bully in the tech realm. Source: Reuters
  2. Israeli Defense Force claimed it had struck the Syrian military force after the latter attempted to bomb Golan Heights where Isreali forces occupied. Source: BBC
  3. Spain’s former King Juan Carlos I, who is widely known for his effort to guide Spain to democracy, has left the country amid his alleged financial dealings. Source: CNN
WORLD
  1. A New York prosecutor is expanding an investigation on criminal conduct of the Trump Organization Trump’s personal and corporate tax returns. Source: BBC
  2. Islamic State group killed at least 29 people  in an attack on a prison in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad causing a scene as more than 1,000 inmates tried to flee. Source: BBC
  3. Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto, who is a Chief of Staff to Brazil President, became the seventh Brazilian Minister who tested positive for the COVID-19. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. China and Japan delegations exchanged views with high-level consultations on maritimes security to maintain the stability in the East China Sea via video conference. Source: MFA News 
  2. A confidential UN report revealed that North Korea is still pursuing its nuclear weapons programme and it has made considerable progress in missile developments. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. The State of Victoria, Australia, tightened their lockdown measures and unveiled plans to close down all non-essential activities in major sectors for COVID-19 containment. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. The Ministry of Justice said they are looking into details to help a Cambodia woman who received capital punishment in Vietnam on a charge of cross-border drug trafficking. Source: The Phnom Penh Post 
  2. According to the ADB report, Cambodia could incur a loss of more than 15% of international remittances in 2020 if the COVID-19 pandemic is not under control. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. The MoEYS confirmed that the principle that requires all staff and students to conduct COVID-19 tests before schools reopen next month will no longer be applicable. Source: Khmer Times 

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