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  • Tuesday November 10th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 10, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. imposed sanctions on four more Chinese officials in Hong Kong by barring them from traveling to the U.S. and freezing all U.S.-related assets. Source: Nikkei Asian Review
  2. Senior officials at WHO mentioned that COVID-19 vaccine that is to be released in 2021 has the potential impact to change the direction and the dynamic of the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia have agreed on a peace agreement that puts an end to the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute and peacekeepers will be deployed in the frontline. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Azerbaijan has issued an apology statement after it had accidentally shot down Russian military helicopter and is ready to provide full compensation for the incident. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. President Trump refused to admit his defeat at the election as he dismissed his defense secretary and proceeded to challenge the election irregularity in the court. Source: CNA
  3. Peruvian President is impeached by the Congress with 105 votes out of 130 votes on charges of corruption and his responsibility for the constitutional upheaval. Source: The New York Times

 

REGIONS
  1. The National League for Democracy party of Myanmar has won enough votes to form a government in the general election with a large participation despite the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times 
  2. Taiwan said they have yet to receive an invitation letter to the WHO meeting that focuses on COVID-19 pandemic despite their success in handling the issue. Source: Al Jazeera 
  3. The opposition party leader, Anwar Ibrahim, said he will support the budget for 2021 proposed by the ruling government only if it really provides support to the people. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. In the meantime, Cambodia will not declare the State of Emergency, either partial or full, following the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, over concerns of the freedom of the people. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. The government revealed they will continue to deepen public administration structural reform in the second phase of the 10-year Action Plan to realize the 2030 vision. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The Ministry of Health confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 among those who have been in contact, directly and indirectly, in the November 3rd event. Source: Khmer Times

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