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  • Tuesday June 2nd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 2, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 2, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 2, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
  1. HOT NEWS
    1. The UN chief Antonio Guterres called for peace from American protesters against racial inequalities and urged the U.S authorities to show restraint. Source: Reuters
    2. Trump planned to postpone the annual G7 summit until September, as he wanted to invite Russia to rejoin the summit as part of the alliance to discuss the future of China. Source:  The New York Times 
    3. China on Monday accused the U.S. of being selfish after President Trump said he would withdraw the U.S. from the WHO, which made a big loss of funding for WHO. Source: Channel NewsAsia
    WORLD
    1. Trump said he was deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel and law enforcement officers to stop the rioting, and looting during the protests. Source: Channel NewsAsia
    2. The Intikane refugee camp in western Niger was attacked by a group of about 50 fighters, killing at least three people and destroying the food and water supplies. Source: Al Jazeera
    3. Congo detected six new cases of Ebola outbreak in the northwest Equateur province, as four patients have died and two are receiving treatment, according to WHO. Source: The Washington Times 
    REGIONS
    1. As the tension between China-U.S. continued, Taiwan tried to maintain their autonomy and secure their deal for an anti-ship missile from the US-based contractor Boeing. Source: Sputnik
    2. President Moon told President Trump that he is willing to accept the invitation to join the G-7 summit, according to the statement from the Blue House. Source: Reuters 
    3. China warned the U.S. of retaliation after Trump announced the restrictions on Chinese students that carried out the protest in the U.S. over the security law in Hong Kong. Source: Channel NewsAsia
    CAMBODIA
    1. SPM said naval bases in the southern coast of Sihanoukville are not exclusive to China but are opened for dockings from other countries as well as joint naval military exercises. Source: Khmer Times 
    2. SPM expressed his concern over the second wave of COVID-19 in the country as he encouraged the citizens to continue their effort in fighting against the pandemic. Source: Khmer Times 
    3. The Angkor archaeological park in the provincial region, Siem Reap, earned only US$18 million from the entrance ticket sales in the last five months. Source: AKP

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