• By admin
  • Wednesday October 13th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 13, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 13, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 13, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Britain has sent their new post-Brexit trade proposal to the EU to replace the current arrangement which further complicated the tension over the status of North Ireland. Source: France 24
  2. The International Court of Justice drew a maritime boundary between Kenya and Somalia, and awarded the territory to Somalia after years of  failing to reach an agreement. Source: VOA
  3. A new French Environmental Research dismissed the cave in China’s Southwest region, Yunnan province, as the place for the origin of COVID-19 virus. Source: China.org.cn
WORLD
  1. Russian offered the roll-back of sanctions to normalize their diplomatic activities with the U.S. and reaffirmed their readiness to respond to the U.S. anti-Russian actions. Source: Sputnik  
  2. Taliban Representative stressed that the Western countries have yet to agree on the request from the Taliban to unfreeze foreign Afghan assets in the International banks. Source: ANI News
  3. The EU issued their first NextGenerationEU green bond, raising USD 13.8 billion to be allocated in exclusively green and sustainable investments in the global capital market. Source: China.org.cn
REGIONS
  1. China called for swift efforts to support Afghanistan from the brink of crisis and urged the involved countries to lift unilateral sanctions and respect Afghan sovereignty. Source: People’s Daily
  2. Malaysian Defense Minister voiced hope for a clear consensus among ASEAN members on the AUKUS security pact, stressing concerns about ensuring regional stability. Source: Reuters
  3. India recommended the emergency use of Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 shot to children aged under 12 years old after receiving a review of its trials data for 2-18 age group. Source: CNA

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Hungary discussed mine clearance cooperation as Budapest has granted USD 28,570 for mine clearance operations in Kep province. Source: AKP
  2. Cambodia and Kazakhstan pledged to boost ties for mutual interests as two sides joined CICA to strengthen regional cooperation and ensure peace and stability in Asia. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. CDC has recently authorized a new investment project in Kampong Speu, worth USD 4.2 million, expecting to generate 1,314 more jobs for the locals. Source: AKP

Leave a Reply