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  • Monday June 15th, 2020



MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 15, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
  1. Countries in Latin America are struggling to contain the new coronavirus pandemic as people gather to protest over unemployment and hunger. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. President Vladimir Putin said Russia has handled the new coronavirus pandemic with minimal losses, better than the United States who allow political interests to interfere. Source: Reuters
  3. The World Health Organization has warned England against further lifting of lockdown before the government’s contact-tracing system is approved to be effective. Source: CNA


  1. The EU’s foreign policy chief called for a big, positive agenda for EU-China cooperation and dismissed systematic rivalry with China just before the talk with his US counterpart. Source: SCMP
  2. Israel has approved to build a settlement that is named after Donald Trump in Golan Height, an Israeli’s annexation considered illegal under international law. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. In response to the increasing attacks on their army bases, Turkey has launched the Claw-Eagle Operation striking Kurdish militants targets in northern Iraq. Source: Reuters
  1. Kim Jong-un’s sister was reported to have threatened unspecific military actions against South Korea, which appeared to be an increasing fear for attention.  Source: The Chosun Ilbo
  2. Tokyo confirmed 47 new coronavirus cases, the largest daily increase of infections since May 5, with 18 of them linked to nightlife establishments. Source: SCMP
  3. Beijing established mass testing for the coronavirus after a new outbreak in the city that linked to a wholesale food market and prompted travel warnings and restrictions. Source: CNA


  1. The Cambodia Border Affairs Committee will study the request from the Ministry of Interior to inspect the installation of 250 tents by Vietnam in the undemarcated zone. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. The government of Japan, through UNOPS, provided an emergency assistance which consisted of medical supplies and technical assistance that is worth up to US$6.3 million. Source: Thmey Thmey
  3. MoEYS and Metfone have cooperated to conduct training on the School Information System (SIS) for teachers and students in Hun Sen Serei Pheap Takhmao highschool. Source: Fresh News

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