MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 10, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 10, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 10, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The EU will impose new sanctions targeting 30 Belarusian key figures, legal entities, and officials involved in the migration crisis on the border of Belarus and the EU bloc. Source: TASS
  2. Russia and Belarus held a discussion on the migration crisis and exchanged opinions over the developing situation at borders between Poland and Belarus. Source: The Moscow Times
  3. The UN Spokesperson reported that at least 16 of the UN staff and dependents have been detained in the Ethiopian capital following the widespread arrest of ethnic Tigrayans. Source: The Globe and Mail
WORLD
  1. Ireland has set out their plan for the potential trade war between the EU and the UK in the case that Britain will abandon the post-Brexit Northern Ireland protocols. Source: The Guardian
  2. Pacific rim trade and foreign ministers agreed that free trade and open economies will be the significant driving forces for the region to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Digital Journal
  3. President Macron said that France will launch a drive to build new nuclear reactors in a bid to deal with growing energy and environmental challenges more effectively. Source: CGTN
REGIONS
  1. The US and Chinese President reached an agreement in principle to hold a virtual meeting as soon as next week, in a bid to prevent conflict between the two parties. Source: CNA
  2. Thai constitutional court will rule whether the protestors’ demand for the reform of monarchy violated the military-drafted charter that bans the overthrow of royal institutions. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Malaysia’s economy is expected to fall into contraction in the third quarter, as COVID-19 restriction brought the economic activities to a near-standstill. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Slovenia agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in some potential areas including economy, trade, tourism, health and other sectors. Source: AKP
  2. Australia pledged to provide Cambodia with 2.35 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as Canberra committed to deliver one million doses next month. Source: Khmer Times
  3. JETRO reported that Cambodia-Japan two-way trade totalled more than 1.75 billion in the first nine months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 13.1 percent. Source: The Phnom Penh Post