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  • Tuesday May 26th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 26, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 26, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 26, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. China’s Foreign Ministry criticized the U.S. recent attempt in meddling in their policies on HK and vowed to use any measures to stop the U.S. from doing so in the near future. Source: Sputnik
  1. China urged the U.S. to meet its obligations under CTBT after U.S. media reported that  U.S. national security officials discussed the possibility of resuming nuclear tests. Source: People’s Daily
  1. The WHO announced on Monday that the trial of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients has been temporarily paused due to safety concerns. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Brazil’s daily death toll has increased to 807 cases, compared to 602 cases in the U.S., considering the huge difference of the numbers of infections in the two countries. Source: Reuters
  1. Egypt is being warned of ‘complete collapse’ of the health system, concerning the rise of infections and deaths among healthcare workers due to lack of medical equipment. Source: Al Jazeera
  1. PM Boris Jonhson said that all non-essential retail stores and schools for the oldest children should be able to reopen from June 15 if the COVID-19 situation is stable. Source: Channel NewsAsia
REGIONS
  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared the end of state of emergency in Tokyo and four other areas in order to return to normal life gradually. Source: Al Jazeera
  1. Hong Kong and mainland Chinese government officials have defended the proposed national security legislation, citing the need to control the acts of terrorism. Source: Reuters
  1. Singapore is facing the worst-ever recession as the GDP growth forecast of 2020 declined between 4 to 7 percent due to the impacts of COVID-19. Source: Channel NewsAsia
CAMBODIA
  1. The Vietnamese soldiers have removed all 31 tents in the disputed border area, where Cambodia and Vietnam have not reached any border demarcation agreement yet. Source: Khmer Times 
  1. The Ministry of Health issued a measure to all passengers arriving in Cambodia to go under compulsory quarantine for 14 days and a certified health insurance. Source: Khmer Times 
  1. The three museums under management of APSARA authorities will reopen their door for national and international visitors after they were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: AKP

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