MORNING NEWS BRIEF [July 05, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [July 05, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [July 05, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The Pentagon denied the reports that the U.S. military base in the eastern region of Syria was being attacked by rockets by pro-Inranian fighters. Source: TASS
  2. The Tajik authorities reported that more than 300 Afghan troops were forced to flee into Tajikistan’s territory as the Taliban has captured some key districts in Afghanistan. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Saudi Arabia’s energy Minister opposed the proposed OPEC+ deal made by UAE and called for a compromise and rationality to secure the agreement. Source: Metro US
WORLD
  1. The Kremlin said the British warship that sailed through Russian territorial waters near Crimea was a provocative move that called for Russia to take a tough response. Source: CNA
  2. The UK will leave a small number of elite special forces in Afghanistan to provide training and advisory support on the ground amid Taliban’s on-going onslaught. Source: RT
  3. Leaders of Ethiopia’s Tigray region called for a full withdrawal of invading forces in order for the negotiation for a ceasefire with the government to take place. Source: Deutsche Welle
REGIONS
  1. Japanese ruling party Liberal Democratic Party failed to win an outright majority in its local election in Tokyo, while Prime Minister Suga’s term will expire in late September. Source: Reuters
  2. Myanmar’s armed forces killed at least 25 people during the confrontation with opponents of the military as civilians began to fight against the general who seized power. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Pakistaini national security adviser accused India for involving in the car-bombing incident in Lahore as the investigation had shown that it was operated by Indian intelligence. Source: SCMP
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Brazil have signed an agreement on technical cooperation, aiming to enhance the bond and promote fruitful technical cooperation in some priority sectors. Source: AKP
  2. The MPTC warned of ransomware attacks and introduced preventive measures against the attacks that continue to pose threats to individual, private sector and state institutions. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The MoC revealed that Cambodia-China bilateral trade valued almost USD4 billion in the first five months of 2021, a year-on-year growth of 25.09 percent. Source: AKP