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  • Friday January 8th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 08, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 08, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 08, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Iraqi court issued a warrant to arrest Trump over the killing of the deputy chief of the Iraqi’s Hashd Shaabi forces last year after completing the investigation. Source: China.org.cn
  2. China strongly opposed a planned visit to Taiwan by the U.S. representative in the UN, citing that it would violate One-China policy and further deteriorate US-China relations. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. North Korea discussed the inter-korean ties and their foreign policy directions towards South Korea as a part of a general orientation of the party to expand external relations. Source: KBS World Radio
WORLD
  1. Trump issued a video address conceding the election by acknowledging the legitimacy of the new administration, and condemning the violence riot in the U.S. Capitol. Source: Sputnik
  2. Counter-terrorism Department of Police in Pakistan raided a militant hideout in Sargodha and arressted seven suspected terrorists who belong to the banned organization. Source: China.org.cn
  3. WHO said that Europe reached the tipping point of the pandemic as almost half of 53 nations reported more than 150 cases in 100,000 people within a week. Source: The Guardian
REGIONS
  1. China and Botswana deepened their bilateral relations through the implementation of the consensus of the FOCAC and the post-COVID-19 bilateral cooperation. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. The international community condemned Hong Kong authorities over the mass arrest of the pro-democracy opposition figures and the U.S. has threatened to impose sanctions. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Japan has declared the state of emergency in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama, and suspended the tourism campaigns due to the rising cases of COVID-19. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the liberation from the Khmer Rouge with a message from the PM calling all citizens to uphold the spirit of peace and freedom. Source: AKP
  2. The Phnom Penh Municipal Court scheduled the trials of Union Leader Rong Chhun and Khmer Thavrak group member Sar Kanika to be on January 15 over incitement charges. Source: Cambodianess
  3. The Mekong River in Cambodia will expect a drop in water level between January 5-24 due to power grid maintenance from the upper stream in Yunnan province, China. Source: AKP

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