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  • Tuesday July 21st, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 21, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 21, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 21, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. China quickly responded to the UK on their involvement in the HK crisis, saying the UK is violating the principle of non-inference and shall pay for their actions. Source: Reuters
  2. Donald Trump’s sudden encouragement for mask-wearing after defying it himself for months came following the opinion poll that showed unfavorable results for him. Source: BNN Bloomberg
  3. Vaccines developed by Oxford university are found to be safe, that the UK has signed the deal for 100 million doses for the vaccine so far. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. President Trump claimed that he will send more law enforcement agents to quickly contain the anti-racism protest in numerous democrat states in the US. Source: Reuters
  2. The United States blacklisted 11 Chinese enterprises on the ground that they violated human rights, following China’s response to the Uighurs in Xianjin. Source: CNA
  3. Zimbabwean police detained an opposition official and a journalist, charging them for encouraging violence of planned street demonstration by anti-corruption activists. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Malaysia is planning to file a complaint to the WTO against the European Union after the grouping restricted palm oil import from Malaysia, a move that displays discrimation. Source: The Straits Times
  2. Kim Jong-un’s sister is receiving numerous attention after the brother takes his absence from the public and rumor circulated that he was overthrown in a coup led by his sister. Source: Sputnik
  3. Malaysian PM urged Malaysians to practice social distancing and required them to wear the mask in public space after a new cluster of COVID-19 was detected in the country. Source: CNA

 

CAMBODIA

  1. SSCA unveiled a strategic plan for 2021-2025 for development of civil aviation, focusing on safety, security, cooperation, services, infrastructure, and human resources. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. The Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Identification has approved guidelines for a more convenient and easier residence registration and management. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The accommodation fee will rise by 30 to 40  percent and the prices of other tourism services are expected to increase for the upcoming national holidays. Source: Khmer Times 

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