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  • Wednesday November 11th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 11, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 11, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 11, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. State Department sent a formal notification to the Congress regarding its approval of USD23B worth of arms sales to UAE, including fighter jets and military drones. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Joe Biden informed world leaders who are close allies of the U.S. that America is back on the game while Mike Pompeo still insists on Trump to be the next president. Source: CNA
  3. President Xi called on members to carry out the Shanghai Spirit and continue to build a community of shared future, as he delivered the remarks at SCO Head of State meeting. Source: Xinhua Net
WORLD
  1. Russian peacekeepers were deployed to the disputed area of Nagorno-Karabakh, following the historic conclusion of a peace agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Source: Shanghai Daily
  2. Hundreds of Preruvian protesters and riot police clashed in a demonstration against the decision to impeach President Vizcara, labelling the impeachment as a coup. Source: BBC
  3. The European Union said they will make a purchase of up to 300M doses of COVID-19 vaccines developed by German company BioNTech and American company Pfizer. Source: China.org.cn

 

REGIONS
  1. The U.S. Under Secretary of State, Keith Krach, will hold an economic talk with Taiwan, including efforts to ensure a safe and secure supply chain and 5G security. Source: The Straits Times 
  2. Thai PM demanded both sides to stop clashing and breaking the law as he added that confrontation is not the right solution for the problem. Source: CNA
  3. The Ministry of Agriculture of South Korea confirmed the pathogenic H5N8 strain of bird flu and issued its flu warning, after finding the samples in the central west of the country. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. Defence Minister General Tea Banh defended the sovereign right of Cambodia to demolish another US-built facility at Ream Naval Base, as the U.S. side expressed disappointment. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. The Ministry of Economy and Finance reported that Cambodia’s exports rose by 20 percent in the first nine months of 2020 which accounts for USD14.1B worth of goods. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The Ministry of Health announced that those who violate COVID-19 quarantines will have to pay USD250 fine as fears over the occurrence of a second wave loomed large. Source: Khmer Times

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