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  • Wednesday July 15th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 15, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 15, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 15, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. US Secretary of State in the East Asian & Pacific affair, David Stilwell, inferred China as the new East Indian company at sea due to their massive control in Indian Subcontinent. Source: CNA
  2. Thousands of Israelis have protested, demanding the removal of Prime Minister Netanyahu over the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and corruption. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. The UK banned mobile providers from buying 5G equipment from Huawei after December 31, and required them to remove all of Chinese 5G kits from their networks by 2027. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. Trump and Turkey’s Erdogan agreed to work more on facilitating Libya’s stability, and discussed bilateral ties and trade worth USD 100 billion through a phone call. Source: Reuters
  2. One Azerbaijan general and five officers were killed in the third day of border clashes with Armenia over a mountainous territory, Nagorno-Karabakh. Source: BBC
  3. Hundreds of Sudanese protested against a UAE-based security firm over deceiving and forcing their recruits to serve in Haftar’s forces instead of being an ordinary security guard. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. In an annual defence review, Japan accused China of maritime expansion by using the pandemic as a cover, adding that China has spread disinformation along with medical aid. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Trump signed an executive order that ends the preferential treatment for Hong Kong as well as enacting a new bill that would sanction individuals for their involvement in the matter. Source: SCMP
  3. Philippine police will conduct house-to-house searches for COVID-19 patients to prevent transmission amid the spike of infections and death cases in the country. Source: CNA

 

CAMBODIA

  1. German government will offer an extra €1 million fund to Cambodia’s IDPoor program to support the cash-transfer program for the poor people during the coronavirus pandemic. Source: Cambodianess
  2. Potential rice import crisis strikes fear to  Cambodian farmers and the Ministry of Commerce as USITC plans on removing Cambodia from the rice commodity list. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. The National Military police of Cambodia celebrated their 27th anniversary with the Defense Minister to strengthen social order and internal security. Source: Khmer Times 

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