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  • Monday June 22nd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 22, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 22, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 22, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Trump held off the Xingiang sanctions over crackdown of China’s Uighur Muslim minority over concerns that such measures could alter trade negotiations with Beijing. Source: Reuters
  2. Israel will annex one-third of the occupied West Bank by July 01, and will be supported by the U.S. if Netanyahu can reach an agreement with his coalition partner. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Saudi Arabia ended its coronavirus curfew and lifted restriction measures on various businesses even though there are spikes of coronavirus infection cases. Source: The Straits Times
WORLD
  1. The EU and China will hold the first formal meeting this Monday to cool tensions over the EU’s accusation of China’s spread of disinformation on the coronavirus. Source: Reuters
  2. Indian forces killed three armed fighters in the main city of Kashmir in a shoot-out two days after eight rebels were killed in another gun battle with the Indian government. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. The UN condemned the Afghan forces and the Taliban for continuous attacks against Afghan healthcare workers and facilities amid the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Source: BBC

 

REGIONS
  1. An Indian Minister has suggested that the Chinese side has injured more than double the casualties of Indian side during the clash along the disputed border. Source: RT
  2. The ROK government will restrict visas and flights from Pakistan and Bangladesh as it has reported a high rate of imported coronavirus cases from these two countries. Source: The Korea Herald
  3. Indonesia’s most volatile volcano, mount Merapi, has spewed ash and hot gas as high as 6km into the sky while the villagers are advised to stay at least 3km away. Source: SCMP

 

CAMBODIA

  1. PM Hun Sen announced that he will launch the government’s cash subsidy programme for poor and vulnerable families in three designated regions in Cambodia. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Economic researcher and Director of China Study Centre suggested that strengthening domestic tourism, agriculture and SMEs are the key to foster Cambodia’s economy. Source: AKP
  3. MoEYS will establish an e-learning center for digital education at Preah Sisowath High School, a key development area and skill in the context of Industry 4.0, said the Minister. Source: The Phnom Penh Post

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