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  • Wednesday February 3rd, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 03, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 03, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 03, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Biden’s administration officially declared that Myanmar’s military took down the government in a coup d’etat and urged for the release of those who have been detained. Source: CGTN
  2. The U.S. Deputy Defense Chief nominee said that North Korea and Iran have posed some threats to the U.S. spaced-based military power. Source: KBS World Radio
  3. President Biden signed three executive orders to undo Trump administration’s migratration policies that would reunite the migrant families at the Southern border. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreing Assets softened certain transactions with Venezuela that are necessary to the use or operations of ports and airports in Venezuela. Source: Sputnik
  2. Moscow court has converted Alexei Navalyn’s suspended sentence of embezzlement into   three and a half years jail term after he was under house arrest for a year. Source: BBC
  3. The Netherland’s PM extended the lockdown measure to a minimum of one month, claiming that tighter restrictions are necessary to contain the new COVID-19 variant. Source: The Hill
REGIONS
  1. Myanmar military general commented on the military takeover that the coup was inevitable and it was in line with the law as the government committed election fraud. Source: CNA
  2. Philippine Foreign Secretary was alarmed over the Chinese survey ship that has entered Philippine’s EEZ with no proper authorization but citing research purposes instead. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Singapore approved the legislation that allows the government to use TraceTogether technology that uses COVID-19 data to trace criminal information. Source: BNN Bloomberg

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and South Korea have concluded the free trade agreement negotiations which will be announced today, and the signing is expected to be done within 2021. Source: AKP
  2. Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand are trekking back across forests and illegal checkpoints without valid documents, claiming that they have an uncertain future in Thailand. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The Minister of Interior mentioned that law enforcement will continue to impose stricter traffic law amid the pandemic to reduce the numbers of traffic accidents. Source: Khmer Times

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