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  • Tuesday July 28th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 28, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 28, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 28, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. NZ responded to China’s new security law on Hong Kong by suspending their extradition treaty as a way to reiterate their support for the one country, two systems. Source: CNA
  2. DPRK’s leader Kim Jong Un said there will be no more war because the country’s nuclear weapons are capable of ensuring its own safety and future against external threats. Source: Reuters
  3. Spain is attempting to negotiate with the UK government on tourism industries, after the UK imposed a 14-day quarantine on all tourists’ arrivals from Spain. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. Russia said it had sent a Su-27 fighter jet to the black sea to intercept a U.S. surveillance plane identified as a P-8 Poseidon which was approaching toward the Russian border. Source: Reuters
  2. Several rockets hit the territory of the Taji coalition base in Iraq that is hosting the U.S. troops, causing some damages to the materials but no casualties were reported. Source: Sputnik
  3. Israel has warned Lebanon’s Hezbollah fighters of a powerful military retaliation following a clash along the border in what Israel referred to as an infiltration attempt. Source: RT
REGIONS
  1. India has banned 47 more of Chinese mobile apps over protection of national security and data privacy, an order that came weeks after the ban of 59 apps in June. Source: Daily Mail
  2. Najib Razak, former Malaysian Prime Minister, will face a verdict delivered by the court in the first of several trials over a multi-billion dollar scandal at 1MDB. Source: Reuters
  3. Japanese government provided $20 billion financial aid to the giant enterprise Dentsu which sparked major suspicion due to their confusing management of small businesses. Source: CNA

 

CAMBODIA

  1. Cambodia planned to postpone 13th ASEM to May or June 2021 as the initial date in November is likely to be an online meeting which contradicts its purpose of hosting. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. The MoJ and CPP slammed an on-going campaign of the court-dissolved CNRP which aims to gain online support for investigation of extrajudicial murders. Source: Khmer Times
  3. Cambodia Angkor Air is optimistic and properly prepared to start its operations with regards to amplifying the domestic flights and expanding international flights. Source: Khmer Times

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