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  • Monday May 25th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 25, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. national security adviser made a remark during the interview urging Kim Jong-Un to abandon his nuclear deterrence if the country desires for a great economy. Source: KBS World Radio
  1. Boris Johnson is facing the resolt inside his cabinet over his backing of a senior advisor who is asked to resign due to violation of traffic law during the coronavirus lockdown. Source: Reuters 
  1. China said that the relation with the U.S. is on the verge of a new Cold War as it is fueled by the coronavirus pandemic and the massive downfall of the global economy. Source: AFP 
WORLD
  1. Trump has suspended the entry of foreigners who have been to Brazil in the last 14 days, citing that the action will ensure the containment of the virus in the U.S. Source: Sputnik 
  1. Qatar made the COVID-19 contact-tracing mobile app called “Etheraz” mandatory for everyone to keep track of users whether they have any contacts with an infected person. Source: Al Jazeera
  1. Five Iranian oil tankers headed to Venezuela to support the fuel shortages encountered no immediate signs of the U.S. as they entered the EEZ, amid the high tension of threats. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Thousands of people, who gathered to protest against China’s plan to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, were dispersed by police’s tear gas and water canon. Source: Reuters
  1. The PLA aircraft carriers are set for readiness military exercises in the South China Sea simulating the takeover of Pratas Islands which likely poses a concern in Taipei. Source: South China Morning Post
  1. Japan’s government considered compiling the second extra budget for the fiscal year which is worth around USD925 billion to support the economic fallouts from the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Sixty-seven foreigners and Cambodian  passengers,  who flew with the latest women infected with COVID-19, have been released from self-quarantine after testing negative. Source: Khmer Times 
  1. The Vietnamese government has not replied to a diplomatic letter from Cambodia after the setting up of 31 tents by Vietnames soldiers in disputed border areas between two countries. Source: Khmer Times 
  1. MoEYS will consider reopening schools in November 2020 if COVID-19 situation is stable and will prioritize the students in grade 9 and 12 who will have national exams. Source: AKP

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