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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 10, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. WHO experts clarified that asymptomatic patients of COVID-19 are infectious and can spread the virus since the first day that they feel unwell. Source: CNA
  2. Russia and China have filed the case to the UN against the U.S. attempt to reimpose arms embargo on Iran which the UNSC refused to extend as it will expire in October. Source: Reuters
  3. President Trump has ordered the building up of a fleet of polar security icebreakers to ensure the U.S. interest and security presence in the Arctic and the Antarctic. Source: RT
WORLD
  1. GNA Prime Minister has urged his troops to continue to proceed toward the city of Sirte despite there being a proposed unilateral ceasefire by Egypt over the weekend. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The UK applied to become the dialogue partner of ASEAN, as it seeks to boost the post-Brexit partnership in the region with the countries in Southeast Asia. Source: The Bangkok Post
  3. The district council for Washington D.C. approved the emergency legislation by unanimous vote for police reform after days of protests against police brutality and racism. Source: Reuters
REGIONS
  1. Japan wanted to take the lead among G7 nations on issuing a statement about the situation in Hong Kong, following the security law imposed by China. Source: Reuters
  2. Hong Kong protesters gathered to mark a year of sustained rallies over the national security legislation regardless of government ban on people gatherings during COVID-19.  Source: CNA
  3. The Indian cyber spying firm, BellTroX Infotech Services, was hired to spy on government officials, well-known investors, and gambling tycoons. Source: Al Jazeera

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and China have completed free trade agreement negotiations which will increase export from Cambodia and attract more Chinese investments. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. Minister of MFA.IC, on the phone call with Australian FM, expressed the intention to organise an event on Women Peace and Security on the sidelines of ASEM13. Source: AKP 
  3. All air passengers are tested when they arrive in Sihanoukville international airport and have to comply with quarantine measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Source: Khmer Times

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