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  • Friday June 26th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 26, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 26, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 26, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The US Senate has approved sanctions bills against Chinese officials who undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy as China pushes forward with its controversial security law. Source: CNA
  2. Hamas has warned of the unprecedented price Israel will pay if it continues with its annexation plan, adding that it would mean a declaration of war on the Palestinians. Source: RT
  3. U.S. health officials have estimated that at least 20 million people in the country may have already been infected with COVID-19, 10 times higher than the reported figure. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. Israeli PM has announced the cooperation with UAE in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak despite lack of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Russians have begun voting for the constitutional reforms that could allow another two terms in office for President Vladimir Putin to serve until 2036. Source: BBC
  3. Iraqi government officials confirmed the raid by Iraqi security forces on an Iran-backed military base in southern Baghdad, seizure of rockets, and detention of three commanders. Source: Reuters
REGIONS
  1. Japan will consider acquiring weapons capable of striking enemy’s missile launchers, following the decision to cancel the pricey US-anti missile system. Source: CNA
  2. APPLE, Cisco, and Dell products of the U.S. were caught up in the border tensions between India and China as Indian customs officers halted the containers meant for China. Source: Shanghai Daily
  3. Indonesian locals helped about 100 Rohingya asylum seekers stranded off the coast to the shore, after the authorities refused to give the asylum seekers shelters during the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times 

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia exported 876,612 units of locally assembled bicycles to foreign markets and made about $200 million in the first five months this year. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Workers in food and service industry have requested financial support from the government $40 per month per person to assist them during the coronavirus pandemic. Source:​​ Thmey Thmey
  3. Tboung Khmum authorities claimed that 10 hectares of land is used as the evacuation sites for the preparation of the rainy season that can generate high risk of flooding. Source: Khmer Times

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