MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 04, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 04, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 04, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The Pentagon’s projections reported that China is likely to possess at least 1,000 nuclear  warheads by 2030 causing concerns over China’s rapid nuclear modernization. Source: Japan Times
  2. French Ambassador condemned the Australian PM for leaking their conversation with the French President and urged the world leaders to prioritize privacy in communication. Source: AP
  3. The ICC will conduct a full investigation into the crime against humanity in Venezuela after Mudoro signed an MoU agreeing to be an object for the investigation. Source: The Hill
WORLD
  1. Iran will resume talks with the world powers on November 29 to discuss the nuclear deal and urged the U.S. to make a quick resolution after it has been postponed for five months.. Source: The Guardian
  2. Poland accused Belarus for orchestrating an armed cross-border intrusion and summoned Belarusian Charge d’Affaires to clarify on the escalation of migration issues at the frontiers. Source: CGTN
  3. Russian Director of Foreign Intelligence held talks with the U.S. Central Intelligence which touched upon the sensitive issues of bilateral relations and exchanges of views. Source: CGTN
REGIONS
  1. Official delegation of European lawmakers arrived in Taipei amid warnings from China that the bloc’s support for Taiwan would have dire consequences. Source: The Bangkok Post
  2. Myanmar’s ruling military defied ASEAN envoy access to detained former leader Aung San Suu Kyi, despite growing international pressure and regional peace plan. Source: CNA
  3. India’s homegrown COVID-19 vaccine, known as Covaxin, has been granted approval by the WHO for emergency use listing which will be accepted in many poor countries. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. The CDC and the MFA.IC co-organized a virtual workshop to disseminate the new investment law to Cambodian ambassadors and consuls as a part of diplomatic practice. Source: AKP
  2. MoEYS postponed the 12th grade exam from early December to early next year in a bid to give students more time to study and be well-prepared for the exams. Source: Khmer Times
  3. Two carriers will start scheduled flights between Phnom Penh and Bangkok from November 13, after both countries reopened their countries for fully vaccinated tourists. Source: Khmer Times