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MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 15, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 15, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 15, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  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

 

WORLD
  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
REGIONS
  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

 

CAMBODIA
  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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