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  • Monday January 25th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 25, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 25, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JANUARY 25, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The UAE cabinet has approved the creation of a new embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel following the establishment of an Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Sunday. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The new U.S. administration declared their support for Taiwan in response to China’s repetitive attempt of dispatching warplanes to intimidate Taiwan and neighboring states. Source: ABC News 
  3. The Australian government said they plan to spend AUD1 billion to develop new naval weapons capabilities in response to the rising regional tensions. Source: The Straits Times
WORLD
  1. Iran will issue seven preconditions to  Biden including the partial alleviation of sanctions, before resuming the talk over the Iran’s nuclear deal. Source: Sputnik
  2. PM Johnson will reportedly launch an Adaptation Action Coalition to address climate change in partnership with Egypt, Bangladesh, Malawi, the UN and more. Source: Sputnik
  3. France has imposed new border controls as part of the mechanisms to contain the spread of COVID-19 and as a response to the slow progress of the mass vaccination program. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. Japan’s Defense Minister, after the talk with the U.S. Defense Chief, confirmed that the Senkaku Island of East China Sea will be under Japan-US allies security treaty. Source: The Japan Times 
  2. Indonesian authorities said that they had seized the Iranian and Panamanian tankers for suspicion of illegally transferring oil and a number of other violations. Source: CNA 
  3. Malaysia will shut down their economy if COVID-19 worsens, as the Health Ministry intended to impose a total lockdown of all economic activities after the MCO expires. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia became the 52nd country to take part in ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons that, according to the United Nations. Source: Khmer Times
  2. MFAIC rejected the allegation made by a Cambodian-Australian’s complaint to Australia’s DFAT that Cambodia’s rice product export violated human rights.Source: AKP
  3. CENTRAL warned of the series of protests if the factories’ owners fail to address the serenity indemnity payment for workers whose livelihoods are affected by COVID-19. Source: Cambodianess

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