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  • Friday July 10th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 10, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
  1. In the announcement by Kim Jong Un’s sister, the nuclear negotiation between North Korea and the U.S. will not take place this year, as the North does not intend to return to talks. Source: Sputnik
  2. Canada said it is not imposing sanction on China regarding the controversial security law, adding that it does not want to deteriorate the relation between China and Canada. Source: CNA
  3. The Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan warned of a higher deadly unknown pneumonia than COVID-19, and the health department is doing a report to identify the disease. Source: SCMP
WORLD
  1. The U.S. has approved a US$620 million upgrade package for Patriot surface-to-air missiles to Taiwan in order to deal with the rising threat from China. Source: CNA
  2. Pakistan requested India for the adjudical hearing regarding the issue of espionage and sabotage committed by Indian Navy commander Kulbhushan. Source: Aljazeera
  3. Biden unveiled the  ‘Buy American’ Initiative, worth $700 billion, that received praises from both liberals and conservatives, while Trump’s similar plans received criticism. Source: R
REGIONS
  1. A pro-India politician from PM Modi’s BJP party was fatally shot by unidentified gunmen during the first attack against ruling party members in disputed Kashmir. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Seoul Mayor, a potential presidential candidate, was found dead just days after his secretary told the police about his sexual harassment on her since 2017. Source: New York Times
  3. Amid pandemic, China remains opportunistic in solving territorial disputes as the state is currently undertaking an online campaign for Taiwan’s reunification. Source: CNA

CAMBODIA

  1. MFAIC joined a video conference meeting on the Outcome of The 13th Mekong-Japan to commend the achievement by Mekong-Japan cooperation in preparing for the pandemic. Source: AKP
  2. After 3-months of school closure, MoEYS decided to request the PM to reopen some schools that follow the prevention guideline to ensure the safety of the students in August. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. In the pursuit of strengthening bilateral relations and effective collaboration between Cambodia and Vietnam, Cambodia has sent 512 students to study in Vietnam. Source: AKP

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