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  • Tuesday July 7th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 7, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 7, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 7, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.K., under new ambition to punish human rights violators, imposed sanctions on some individuals and organizations from Russia, Sudia Arabia, Myanmar, and DPRK. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. A month after the U.S.’ possible withdrawal from the Treaty of Open Skies, there are no signs that other signatories are going to withdraw from the deal, said Russia. Source: CGTN
  3. Facebook, Google, and Twitter have suspended the government’s request for users data in Hong Kong after the new security law was approved. Source: Nikkei Asian Review
WORLD
  1. Turkey warns to strike back if the EU forcibly pushes for additional sanctions on Turkey which would trigger a bigger tension, said the Turkish Foreign Minister on Monday. Source: Politico
  2. Russia puts forward further efforts to crack down the haunting of marmot near its border with China and Mongolia, after the report of possible outbreak of bubonic plague. Source: Reuters
  3. The number of the infected cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. has surpassed 2.9 million, according to the CSSE at Johns Hopkins University. Source: Xinhua Net 
REGIONS
  1. DPRK rejected the possibility of resuming the negotiation with the U.S. and accused the U.S. of upholding hostility and disregarded the agreement from the past summits. Source: Sputnik
  2. The UK criticism of China’s newly imposed security law in Hong Kong could possibly damage the future of Chinese investments in the UK, warned China Ambassador to the UK. Source: The Irish Independent
  3. China has reportedly withdrawn their troops, which is the first step of stand-off, at Galwan Valley, the recently clashed site between China and India. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. The OCM approved the draft law on Control, Use, and Management of the State Assets, in an attempt to utilize the state assets to serve public interests of people and for the country. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Italy has contributed €100,000 to the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center located in Cambodia to help tackle landmines and ERW issues in ASEAN countries. Source: AKP
  3. The MAFF has established 18 teams responsible for data collection on forestry land occupied by citizens in 24 provinces in order to process the land distribution. Source: The Phnom Penh Post

 

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