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  • Wednesday May 27th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 27, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 27, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [MAY 27, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. is aware of the DPRK’s nuclear production capacity and they are ready to robust and deter all adversaries from Russia, China, and potentially Iran and DPRK. Source: KBS World Radio
  1. As Latin America’s daily infections have spiked alongwith the increase of death toll, the WHO said the Americas have become the new epicenter of the coronavirus. Source: Reuters
  1. China shut down an anti-US Wechat account for spreading fake news and conspiracy theories as a part of a cyberspace campaign to curb misinformation and fake news. Source: SCMP
WORLD
  1. After Twitter fact-checked his tweet for the first time, President Trump has accused the company of interfering in the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. Source: The Independent
  2. The U.S. Africa Command claimed that Russia sent fighter jets in camouflage to Libya to aid Russian mercenaries who have been fighting alongside Haftar’s forces. Source: Aljazeera
  3. The EU has criticized U.S. tech giants over their attempts to impose standards on COVID-19 apps which could lead to missed opportunities for cooperation within Europe. Source: RT
REGIONS
  1. Chinese lawmakers denounced the U.S. bills that hold China responsible for the mishandling of COVID-19 outbreak, calling such a move as political manipulation. Source: People’s Daily
  1. Chinese lawmakers proposed to formulate the mmunities law to protect the legitimate rights of Chinese citizens and investors, following the malicious litigations against China. Source: Xinhua
  1. Trump warned that HK could lose its status as a global financial hub if a new proposed security law proceeds ahead, as he promised an interesting response within days. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. The government announced that low-income families will receive subsidies during the rising tide of the pandemic after the MoI ordered relevant authorities to identify target groups. Source: Thmey Thmey
  1. RGC announced a new round of measures to assist sectors hit by COVID-19 by extending tax waiving policy for another two months and reducing interest rate for loans from ARDB. Source: AKP
  1. Phnom Penh governor revealed that three more subways seeking to reduce traffic congestion are under construction, two of which are at Russian Federation Boulevard. Source: Khmer Times

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