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  • Monday January 11th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 11, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 11, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 11, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Australia, U.S., U.K., and Canada condemned China for the Hong Kong mass arrests and demanded Beijing to respect the freedom of the people in the semi-autonomous territory. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Kim Jong Un reportedly attempted to develop ultra-supersonic weapons, a move that indicated DPRK’s bid to secure their capability in dismantling ROK’s and U.S. air defense. Source: The Dong-A Ilbo
  3. The House of Representatives is considering between invoking the 25th Amendment and launching a formal impeachment procedure to remove President Trump from office. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Lebanon repeatedly claimed that Israel has violated the nation’s airspace to conduct strikes in Syria based on the video of Israeli jet fighters carrying out flying drills over Beirut. Source: Sputnik
  2. The U.S. planned to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement who has links with Iran as a foreign terrorist organization, as the new administration of Biden prepares to take over. Source: Reuters
  3. A poll by ABC News and Ipsos reported that 67 percent of Americans blamed Trump for the U.S. Capitol riots, and 56 percent of them want him to end the office before January 20. Source: The Times of Israel
REGIONS
  1. China and Myanmar signed an MoU to study the feasibility for a railway development project linking Mandalay to Kyaukphyu, which is an important project for BRI. Source: China.org.cn
  2. DPRK’s supreme leader Kim was elected as the general secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, the legacy of his grandfather, during the on-going multi-year Congress. Source: CNA
  3. The Japan Health Ministry reported a new variant of coronavirus in four travelers from Brazil and said they are uncertain whether the new variant is highly infectious. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. The technical task force for COVID-19 vaccines started their first meeting focusing on strategies for purchasing and distributing to Cambodian people. Source: AKP
  2. MoC and Yamato Green Co., Ltd signed an MoU on the agri-business Value Chain Development strategies aiming to strengthen productivity and quality to meet the demands. Source: AKP
  3. Thai Ministry of Public Health has reported that 157 Cambodians working in Thailand have tested positive for COVID-19, but did not specify if they are migrant workers. Source: Khmer Times

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