MORNING NEWS BRIEF [ June 10, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [ June 10, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [ June 10, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The Biden administration reached  a deal with the U.S. vaccine makers and pledged to provide 500M doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 92 lower income countries and African Union. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Iran and other world powers will resume the nuclear talks in a bid to revive the pact that restricts Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons in exchange for sanctions relief. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Iraqi PM reported that the outlaw groups carried out several drone attacks on the U.S. facility near Baghdad airport but the drones were shot down by the U.S. forces. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Joe Biden warned the U.K. and the EU not to jeopardize the peace process in Northern Ireland to ensure the Good Friday Agreement is protected in the post-Brexit. Source: Irish Examiner
  2. Russian and Turkish FM held talks to discuss on range of issues to provide international assistance in Syria, Nagorno-Karabakh, Palestinian-Israel and other regional crisis. Source: TASS
  3. The European Parliament announced their decision to authorize the use of the digital COVID certificates within the bloc and the members have started to apply for it. Source: Deutsche Welle
REGIONS
  1. Australia and Singapore will hold talks on the air travel bubble agreement and China’s actions in the region to stress the importance of freedom of navigation in the SCS. Source: The Guardian
  2. Chinese Confucius Institutes that offer cultural and language teaching received criticisms in ROK and Japan as activists and politicians called for investigation or shut down. Source: SCMP
  3. Two Indian COVID-19 produced companies began their vaccine trials on children as young as two years old despite concerns that mutation could potentially harm them. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia hosted the 51st ASEAN STOM and other related dialogue partners meetings to review and discuss the region’s activities, projects and programs for 2021. Source: AKP
  2. The U.S. CDC issued a new list of travel health notices that assesses the risk level for traveling and Cambodia was designated as a destination with moderate risk. Source: Khmer Times
  3. NEC announced to call off the forthcoming trial Commune/Sangkat election due to the ongoing situation of COVID-19 transmission with the Kingdom. Source: AKP