• By admin
  • Tuesday December 22nd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 22, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 22, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 22, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. WHO briefed the public about the concerns of a newly discovered and infectious coronavirus strain, found in the UK, stating that it is the normal part of the pandemic’s evolution. Source: CGTN
  2. The U.S. lawmakers inserted the Tibet bill, that demands Beijing to allow Washington to open a consulate office in Tibet, in this year’s must-pass government spending budget. Source: South China Morning Post
  3. The UK is facing isolation as countries around the world issued travel restrictions for this country due to the fear of a new COVID-19 strain. Source: CNA
WORLD
  1. The UNSC members convened a meeting on Western Sahara after Trump recognized this territory as a part of Morocco’s sovereignty, which violated the 1991 ceasefire. Source: Reuters 
  2. The EU is preparing for the mass vaccination program starting from December 27th after Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine passed the regulatory hurdles. Source: CNA
  3. The Premier of Canadian province, Ontario, announced a hard lockdown in this province that will last two weeks after seeing the increasing COVID-19 cases. Source: The Guardian

 

REGIONS
  1. Chinese FM called on the U.S to return to the Iran nuclear deal, and annul all sanctions on Iran and its third parties, in exchange for nuclear compliance from Tehran. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. Hong Kong and India will temporarily suspend all flights boarded from the UK, following the newly found and fast-spreading strain of coronavirus in the UK. Source: CNA
  3. PM Suga said that he will not call for a State of Emergency even after a group of national medical associates declared the medical emergency due to rising COVID-19 cases. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. The Senate approved the draft budget law for 2021 which aims to protect people’s lives, and recover and boost national economy for post-COVID-19 crisis. Source: AKP
  2. The MAFF created the Cambodian Aquaculturist Association that seeks to enhance the business activities and boost the capacity for domestic supply and exports. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. 543 Cambodian migrant workers from Thailand were placed under a 14-day quarantine at the three main borders, as Cambodia rolled out preventive measures. Source: Khmer Times

Leave a Reply