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  • Wednesday July 1st, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 1, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 1, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 1, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. pushed its draft resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran at the UN Security Council, making Russia claim the move as putting a knee on Iran’s neck. Source: Reuters
  2. Mike Pompeo denounced China’s draconian, the new national security law for Hong Kong, as he pledges to stand with Hong Kong to defend for their freedom and their autonomy. Source: Sputnik
  3. A new study from China reported a new swine flu alarm, meanwhile the WHO has warned off the potential influenza and called for vigilance over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Source: RT
WORLD
  1. Russia told the IAEA that there have been no nuclear incidents on its territory which related to the increased radioactive particles, but still in harmless levels, in the Baltic Sea. Source: Reuters
  2. German Defences Minister said the elite KSK force was ordered to be partially disbanded, following the increasing criticism over right-wing extremism within the group. Source: BBC
  3. International donors have pledged $7.7 bn as humanitarian aid to Syria, although the amount is more than expected but aid groups warn it would not be enough. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a decree to put the Hong Kong national security law into effect after the top China’s top legislative body voted in favor. Source: Sputnik
  2. Three Myanmar’s military personnel were found guilty of atrocities against the Rohingya by a court-martial as Myanmar faces genoide charges at UN court over 2017 crackdown. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Due to the surge of infection cases, Indonesia’s West Java province will test at 700 wet markets for coronavirus to prevent the second wave of infections. Source: SCMP

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia joined the special ASEAN-Australia foreign minister meeting via video conference to discuss on public health emergencies and revising the economy for the post-COVID-19. Source: AKP 
  2. To ensure transparency and integrity, harsh action will be taken against authorities found committing any irregularities in cash aid distribution, said SPM Hun Sen. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. The government will adjust and cancel  measures of quarantine and prepare  special arrangements for potential investors and technical experts who come to Cambodia. Source: Khmer Times 

 

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