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  • Wednesday November 4th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 04, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 04, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 04, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The FBI is investigating the robocalls sent to people across the U.S. days and weeks before the election that seek to discourage people from voting. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the shooting attack in Vienna as Austrian police are looking for accomplices and have made 14 arrests. Source: CNA
  3. China demanded the U.S. to stop their unnecessary intervention regarding the Hong Kong case and not to undermine China’s principle of one country, two systems. Source: Xinhua Net
WORLD
  1. More than 50 jihadists with links to Al-Qaeda were killed in airstrikes carried out by the  French-led Operation Barkhane in Mali, a significant hit on Al-Qaeda in the region. Source: RT
  2. Canada has announced its cooperation with the U.S. government in ensuring the safety of their citizens for the expected social unrest after the election has ended. Source: Sputnik
  3. Prime Minister Johnson has officially declared the second nation lockdown for England that sees the closures of non-essential businesses while schools will still remain open. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. President Xi announced China’s new round of higher level of opening up that includes institutional and systemic mechanisms for further economic globalization. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. Four Thailand’s former Prime Ministers and several political parties’ representatives have been approached to be part of a reconciliation panel to resolve issues raised by protesters. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Malaysian government is seeking ways to delay the by-election in Sabah in December and state election in Sarawak in the second half of next year out of COVID-19 concerns. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Three cooperation agreements between Cambodia and Hungary have been signed during the official visit of Hungarian MFAT to enhance cooperation between both countries. Source: AKP
  2. The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Justice has warned of the consequences of legal action against those who deliberately help with the return of Sam Rainsy. Source: Khmer Times
  3. MAFF said 5,000 tonnes more of rice seeds will be distributed to farmers affected by flash floods, in addition to the 1,000 tonnes that had been distributed. Source: AKP

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