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  • Monday May 4th, 2020

Morning News Brief [May 4, 2020]

Morning News Brief [May 4, 2020]

Morning News Brief [May 4, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. As the U.S. remained the hot spot for the pandemic with a million confirmed cases, Trump is confident that there will be the vaccine by the end of this year. 

Source: CNBC

  1. After the two Koreas exchanged fire at DMZ, South Korea official claimed that Kim Jung Un did not encounter any surgery during his three-week absence from the public.

Source: Reuters

  1. Mike Pompeo stated that numerous evidence showed the COVID-19 outbreak first began from the lab in Wuhan, China, but he did not provide any proof to support his claims. 

Source: Bloomberg

WORLD
  1. German Interior Minister Seehofer, who was at odds with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the past few years, praised her for her successful handling of the new coronavirus pandemic.

Source: RT

  1. An antibody test by Roche, a Swiss drug company, has received approval from the U.S. FDA to diagnose whether people have ever been infected with the new coronavirus.

Source: Reuters

  1. Eight people were killed in a marine incursion incident by alleged ‘terrorist mercenaries’ who attempted to enter Venezuela but the opposition claimed that it was staged. 

Source: Reuters

REGIONS
  1. DPRK and ROK exchanged violent confrontations along the demilitarized zone for the time since late 2018 but Pompeo said DPRK’s firing could have been accidental.

Source: ABC News

  1. 28 Rohingya refugees have been relocated to Bhashan Char island of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal, a flood-prone island, after being stranded at the sea for weeks.

Source: CNA

  1. The COVID-19 contact-tracing app introduced by Indian government raised concerns over privacy interference as it is mandatory for all public and private employees. 

Source: Al Jazeera  

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and nine other ASEAN tourism ministers agreed to rehabilitate the tourism sector by suspending visa exemption and visa fee waiver policy for ASEAN members.

Source: Khmer Times

  1. MOEYS rejected the letter circulating on social media that said all schools will reopen on May 4 as fake, but has not confirmed the reopening date yet.

Source: Khmer Times

  1. The  PM made a plea to the journalists asking them to avoid publishing misleading, fabricated and distorted news so people can be well-informed during this high time.

Source: Fresh News

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