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  • Monday July 27th, 2020



MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 27, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
  1. China closed the U.S. diplomatic mission in south-western city of Chengdu as a retaliation against the U.S.’s closure of its consulate in Houston, Texas last week. Source: BBC
  2. PM Castex of France has imposed new mechanisms nationwide on the drug related cases so the authority shall conduct on-spot fines in order to put an end to violence. Source: BBC
  3. The U.S. doubled the investment to nearly US$1 billion expenditure for the development of the potential COVID-19 vaccine, which is currently in the final stage of clinical trials. Source: The Straits Times
  1. The Reagan presidential foundation urged Trump and RNC to stop using the Republican’s name for his fundraising operations and his presidential campaign. Source: Al jazeera
  2. Russian President Putin has claimed that their navy will be equipped with hypersonic nuclear weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which are difficult to track and intercept. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Oil prices dropped as investors are moving toward safe-haven assets due to the rising coronavirus cases and heating tension between the U.S. and China. Source: Reuters
  1. DPRK declared a state of emergency and lockdown in a border town after a defector suspected of COVID-19 crossed the South border into the North. Source: The Guardian
  2. Thai protestors have resorted to a very unique and unconventional approach of using stuffed animal toys and singing anime theme songs for their pro-democracy movement. Source: CNA
  3. The government of Korea now requires foreign COVID-19 patients to cover their own treatment costs, following the increase of imported cases among foreigners. Source: The Korea Times



  1. PM Hun Sen decided to temporarily ban all flights from Indonesia and Malaysia after observing the high transmission rates from passengers travelling from these countries. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The Ministry of Health issued mental healthcare guidelines to help the people deal with potential problems from COVID-19 stress, including anxiety and depression. Source: Cambodianess
  3. Ministry of Information, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications and Secretariat of State for Civil  Aviation signed a MoU to  solve radio airwave frequency issues on aircraft bands. Source: Khmer Times

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