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  • Monday May 11th, 2020

Morning News Brief [May 11, 2020]

Morning News Brief [May 11, 2020]

Morning News Brief [May 11, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. and China have intensified their major military activities in the SCS despite the ongoing pandemic which has left an impact at least in part on the U.S. Navy’s forces. 

Source: Sputnik

  1. Chinese foreign ministry has issued a 30-page rebuttal article rejecting the U.S. accusations over China’s handling of the new coronavirus outbreak. 

Source: Reuters

  1. FBI and Department of Homeland Security are drafting a warning that China’s hacking teams are trying to steal U.S. information on the coronavirus treatments and vaccines.

Source: The Straits Times

 

WORLD
  1. PM Boris Johnson announced the lift of British’s lockdown to restart the economy, as those who can’t work from home are encouraged to return to work.

Source: South China Morning Post

  1. Haftar’s Libyan National Army captured Tripoli  overnight after these eastern-based forces lost their ground and tried to capture this area for 13 months. 

Source: Reuters

  1. Russia’s Fregat-SB upper stage rocket, which was used to deliver a scientific satellite to orbit in 2011, has broken up into 65 pieces in Earth orbit.

Source: The Straits Times

REGIONS
  1. India and China soldiers got into a high-altitude cross-border clash that involved fistfighting and stone-throwing, resulting in minor injuries for both sides.

Source: CNA

  1. Hong Kong police chased the protestors, as they gathered on the street to launch a Mother’s Day flash mob rally calling for independence and the city’s leader to resign.

Source: The Bangkok Post

  1. Malaysia is extending the social movement control order for another four weeks until June 9, despite a positive achievement in the war against COVID-19. 

Source: The Straits Times

CAMBODIA
  1. The King granted a royal audience to the Chinese Foriegn Minister, Wang Yi, as the two sides discussed China’s firm support in curbing the COVID-19 outbreak in Cambodia.   

Source: AKP

  1. MoLVT organized the soft-skills training to the suspended workers by COVID-19 to improve the required skills and capacities as well as knowledge on labour Law and rights.

Source: Khmer Times

  1. The local airline company estimates that it would take at least one year to recover the airline crises caused by COVID-19 as it depends on tourists and businessmen.

Source: Khmer Times 

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