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  • Wednesday July 8th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 08, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 08, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JULY 08, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Trump notified the Congress and the UN that the U.S. will withdraw from the WHO in July, following the increasing number of infected cases of COVID-19 in America. Source: CNN
  2. Russia and China casted their veto vote in the UNSC draft resolution that was meant to renew the provision of delivering cross-border aid to millions of Syrains. Source: Amnesty International
  3. WHO acknowledged that there is evidence supporting that COVID-19 transmission is airborne, in the virtual press briefing in Geneva, Switzerland. Source: KBS World Radio

 

WORLD
  1. The UK is reported to be resuming the talks of arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite concerns that the arms could be used to aid the fight against civilians in Yemen. Source: BBC 
  2. Mexican President made his first foreign visit after 18 months in office to Washington in order to talk trade with Trump despite an on-going pandemic. Source: CGTN
  3. Brazilan President announced that he is tested positive for COVID-19 after he was frequently seen to be underestimated the virus in public events without masks. Source: New Zealand Herald
REGIONS
  1. China converted hotels, shopping centers and the commercial district of Causeway Bay into the new headquarters for the National Security Office in Hong Kong. Source: The Globe and Mail
  2. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen warned of countermeasures to use force by any means, if the new security law possesses any threats to Taiwan’s territory. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Malaysian coalition party, PH, reaffirmed that Anwar Ibrahim is still a Prime Minister candidate but also raised the possibility of talks with parties. Source: The Straits Times

 

CAMBODIA

  1. China converted hotels, shopping centers and the commercial district of Causeway Bay into the new headquarters for the National Security Office in Hong Kong. Source: The Globe and Mail
  2. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen warned of countermeasures to use force by any means, if the new security law possesses any threats to Taiwan’s territory. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Malaysian coalition party, PH, reaffirmed that Anwar Ibrahim is still a Prime Minister candidate but also raised the possibility of talks with parties. Source: The Straits Times

 

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