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  • Friday February 12th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 12, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 12, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 12, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The EU and the UK committed to find common grounds in solving the strained post-Brexit deal caused by the disruptions to trade and violence threats in Northern Ireland. Source: Politico
  2. China’s broadcasting regulator banned BBC for disregarding the guidelines on their report of the Uighur minority, a reciprocal act after the UK banned China’s CGTN. Source: CNA
  3. The government of Cuba is finally opening up its economy to the private sector after they have gone through decades of sanctions, centralized controls and the pandemic. Source: Digital Journal
WORLD
  1. U.S. President Biden signed an executive order to cancel the fund on Trump’s border project, adding that no further tax dollars will be spent on the wall. Source: BBC
  2. The U.S. Senators and impeachment prosecutors urged to bar Trump from holding the office again as they condemned Trump for inciting the violence and riots in the Capitol. Source: TRT World
  3. Pakistani military held a successful training by launching a cruise missile with a range of 450km, which is capable of identifying targets precisely at land and in the sea. Source: China.org.cn
REGIONS
  1. China and India reached a breakthrough and agreed to withdraw their troops at the disputed area on the north and south bank of Pangong lake after months-long deadlock. Source: Al Jazeera 
  2. Myanmar’s military leader urged all protesters to stop the demonstration and demanded all civil servants to resume their work, after the U.S. announced sanctions. Source: Reuters 
  3. Kim Jong-un removed his cabinet members for not being innovative and lacked smart strategies in drafting their action plans for the five-year economic strategy. Source: Metro

 

CAMBODIA
  1. H.E. Anatoly Borovik, an ambassador of Russia, met with H.E. Ly Thuch to assist Cambodia in mine clearance and provide effective measures to contain COVID-19. Source: AKP
  2. Malaysia government announcced that all Cambodian migrant workers in Malaysia will receive free COVID-19 vaccines due to the high number of cases of foreign workers. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. The International Committee of Red Cross pledged to provide support to the Ministry of Interior by taking all efforts to reform prisons in Cambodia. Source: Khmer Times

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