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  • Thursday December 10th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 10, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Brexit negotiation between PM Johnson and the European Commission will be extended until Sunday due to disagreements on fishing rights, fair trade and regulatory standards. Source: Sputnik
  2. The U.S. Senate backed high-tech weapons deals with UAE, following Trump’s threat to veto any resolution that aims to block the sales of drones and F-35 fighter jets to UAE. Source: Reuters
  3. The UK reported two cases of allergic reaction to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, warning that people who have a history of serious allergies should not use the vaccine. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. The ICC dismissed the inquiry that claimed British troops had committed war crimes in Iraq from 2003 till 2008 as there is no evidence to prosecute the British troops. Source: The Guardian
  2. The U.S. House approved the funding bill known as a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open until December 18 as the funding is set to expire on Friday. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. Canada joined Britain and Bahrain to give the approval for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine as PM Trudeau mentioned that the first delivery will arrive next week with 30,000 doses. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. China demanded the U.S. to stop the weapons sales to Taiwan as it could deteriorate Sino-US relations and undermine peace and security across the Taiwan straits. Source: Sputnik
  2. Millions of Indonesians participated in regional elections that saw the President’s son and son-in-law win public office in their own contest, amid warnings of COVID-19 spike. Source: CNA
  3. A Singaporean man has been detained under the International Security Act for taking part in the Yemen civil war and working for a foreign power as a paid agent. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, at the 11th CLV virtual summit, approved the Tourism  Development Plan for the CLV Development Triangle Area for 2020-2025. Source: AKP
  2. Cambodia and Singapore have exchanged mutual appreciation and vowed to further expand the bilateral cooperation in the field of military between the two countries. Source: AKP
  3. PM Hun Sen said that Cambodia planned to provide COVID-19 vaccination to up to 10 millions people as a part of the preventive measure, during the ACMECS virtual summit. Source: Khmer Times

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