MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 05, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 05, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 05, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. China condemned the U.S. Defense Department reports on China’s alleged expansion of military capability as a manipulation and based on groundless facts. Source: teleSUR
  2. The British Brexit Minister and French Secretary of State for EU affairs held talks to ease the tension over the post-Brexit fishing deal between the two countries. Source: China.org.cn
  3. Hungarian governing party acknowledged that the government purchased a spyware tool to collect personal data of journalists, business people and the opposition politicians. Source: The Times of Israel
WORLD
  1. Belarus and Russia will bolster their regional grouping of the Union State’s forces, including 139 measures to provide reliable security shields and boost cooperation. Source: TASS
  2. The U.S. State Department approved arm deals with Saudi Arabia worth up to USD 650 million of air-to-air missiles as an attempt to improve security in the Middle East. Source: RT
  3. Portuguese President will dissolve the parliament and call for the general election in 2022 in a bid to solve the political crisis after the 2022 state budget was rejected. Source: telp7eSUR
REGIONS
  1. DPRK was reported to have obtained the capability to produce more uranium to enrich their nuclear weapons, a conclusion from the analysis of satellite images by CISC. Source: KBS World Radio
  2. The Indonesian environment minister called the terms of the COP26 deal that mandate signatories countries to end deforestation by 2030 inappropriate and unfair. Source: The Guardian
  3. The Vietnamese security agency revealed that they have prosecuted the Deputy Health Minister over his alleged involvement in a counterfeit medicine trading ring. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. His Majesty the King promulgated the constitutional amendments on seven articles after the draft amendments gained approval from both houses. Source: AKP
  2. The Minister of Tourism met with the Russian Ambassador to discuss cooperation in tourism and investment between the two nations, as an effort to restore socio-economic activities. Source: AKP
  3. MoEYS, with the support from the CDPF, distributed the new home learning packages to 760,180 children in public schools, for Grade 1 and 2 after schools reopened. Source: Xinhua Net