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  • Monday June 29th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 29, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 29, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 29, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The Mississippi state lawmakers voted to replace the state that has been used for 126 years, following a racial discrimination incident that led to large-scale protests. Source: The Washington Post
  2. According to the new study by Journal Cell Metabolism, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have the potential to reduce the fatality rate of COVID-19 patients treated in the hospitals. Source: CGTN 
  3. One Republican senator criticized Trump for retweeting a video of his supporters shouting ‘white power’ to people who protested against his administration. Source: Al Jazeera
WORLD
  1. New York Times made an article that claimed Trump received an intelligence report on Russia’s involvement in an attack of the U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Source: Sputnik
  2. The global coronavirus death case reached half a million on Sunday, while some countries and other regions are still countering with the first wave. Source: Reuters
  3. The U.S is unlikely to achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak since many Americans are refusing to try out a new coronavirus vaccine, says Dr. FauciSource:CNN
REGIONS
  1. The lawmakers from Taiwan’s main opposition party took to the legislature to protest against the president’s nomination of his close aide to a high-level watchdog. Source: Reuters
  2. Indonesian President Joko Widodo said he is ready to reshuffle the cabinet or even eliminate some government agencies that fail to fight against the coronavirus with their will. Source: CNA
  3. Outrage occurred in the state of Tamil Nadu, India after the death of a father and son in police custody, as the bereaved family accused the police of torturing the victims. Source: Al Jazeera

 

CAMBODIA
  1. The World Bank approved $93 million credits from IDA, which covers social and economic development projects as well as technical assistance and support for local activity. Source: AKP
  2. 38 main roads that span 100 kilometers in Siem Reap city are currently under assessment for reconstruction and are expected to cost around $100 million. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. On the occasion of the 69th anniversary since the founding day of the party, CPP inaugurated the newly constructed headquarters in Phnom Penh. Source: Khmer Times

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