MORNING NEWS BRIEF [March 26, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [March 26, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [March 26, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. and the UK imposed sanctions on conglomerates controlled by Myanmar’s military in response to the deadly crackdown and the abuses on Rohingya muslims. Source: CNA
  2. The U.S. expressed their willingness to remain open to talks with North Korea despite the missile tests, while warning them to take actions if the tension will escalate. Source: Reuters
  3. A massive ship container stuck in the Suez Canal with no sign of moving has caused the voyages to sail through Africa that will result in the disruption of the global supply chain. Source: Bloomberg
WORLD
  1. Russain and Turkish Defense Ministers, via a phone call, discussed the need to take mutual actions against the hostility by Syrian forces toward achieving cease fires in Idlib. Source: TASS
  2. The EU’s newly proposed law that will remove terrorist contents within an hour from media platforms received criticism from 61 rights groups for it is a threat to fundamental rights. Source: Deutsche Welle
  3. Somalia urged the country’s international partners to not intervene in their state’s internal affairs as the U.S., the EU and the UN disapproved of the president’s term extension. Source: VOA
REGIONS
  1. Singapore and Indonesia expressed the need to hold the ASEAN’s leaders meeting to focus on Myanmar, stating the need for a common ground to solve the military’s violence. Source: The Straits Times
  2. Taiwan started their mass production of long-range missiles and developed three other models to expand the military capacity amid China’s increasing military presence. Source: CNA
  3. European firms in China are facing threats of the politicized business environment due to the boycotts of forced labor of cotton produced in Xinjiang region. Source: SCMP
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and ROK have exchanged their reciprocal appreciation and committed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between both nations, especially in army cooperation. Source: AKP
  2. Cambodia and Singapore expressed their satisfaction of good bilateral cooperation and friendship as Cambodia encouraged more investment from Singapore. Source: AKP
  3. The MLVT asked GMAC to list all medical staff from each factory to receive training on how to administer vaccinations as the RGC is preparing to vaccinate garment workers. Source: Khmer Times