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  • Thursday December 3rd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 03, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 03, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 03, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The UK has approved the use of Pfizer as a safe vaccine to treat coronavirus with 95% effectiveness, making it the first country to succeed in this vaccination race. Source: BBC
  2. The U.S. House unanimously approved the bill that was sent by the Senate in May regarding the strict audit requirements of Chinese firms operating in America. Source: Sputnik
  3. Lebanese President made an appeal to the international community to help the country recover from the Beirut disaster and economic crisis. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Iran sought to implement a new bill that would allow them to increase uranium enrichment volume to 20% and prevent UN’s inspection, following the assisation of nuclear scientist. Source: BBC
  2. Tunisian PM commanded to take immediate action to impose the rule of law throughout the country as they attempt to overcome the political, economic and social crisis. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. Putin ordered the government to prepare for a large-scale vaccination of COVID-19 next week, which includes two high-risk groups, namely frontline workers and teachers. Source: China.org.cn
REGIONS
  1. A top U.S. military official shared that North Korea is still developing their nuclear and missile programmes, and warned Pyongyang might also stage military provocation. Source: KBS World Radio
  2. China brushed off the accusations made by Australia and the U.S. regarding the tampered image of an Australian soldier and Xinjiang allegations respectively. Source: China.org.cn
  3. Thai constitutional court decided to clear Thai PM Prayut from all his charges, fueling anger at the protesters as they resume rallies and said Prayut got the preferential treatment. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Russia are committed to further strengthen their bilateral relations and investment cooperation in the pursuit of Cambodia-Russia free trade agreement. Source: AKP
  2. The bilateral trade between Cambodia and South Korea was at USD724 million in the first ten months of 2020, but the number represented a 16% year-on-year decrease. Source: AKP
  3. The MoH demanded all people who were involved directly and indirectly in the November 28 incident to step forward as they continued to identify patient zero. Source: Khmer Times

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