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  • Friday November 13th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 13, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 13, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 13, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. President Trump has authorized an executive order to ban all U.S. investment that is linked to 31 Chinese firms, on the grounds of China’s exploitative act on U.S. capital. Source: Sputnik
  2. Russia will reopen their trade office with Syria in the capital of Damascus by the end of the year, after the previous trade mission was closed since 2006. Source: Xinhua Net 
  3. The CISA has issued a statement on the 2020 presidential election, saying there is no evidence of fraudulent ballots by reassuring that the election was the most secure one. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. The UK claimed that China violated Joint Communiqué over Hong Kong and would consider sanctions on Beijing, following the dismissal of four Hong Kong legislators. Source: CNA
  2. Canada introduced a new pathway for Hong Kong residents in Canada, enabling them to work and hold permanent residency, though the act could cause tension with China. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. The U.S. government decided not to enforce the ban against Chinese-owned social media app TikTok as a compliance to the federal court’s ruling dated on October 30. Source: TRT World
REGIONS
  1. ASEAN countries and six dialogue nations will meet virtually for the RCEP that will be chaired by Vietnam to discuss the post-pandemic situation and multilateral deal. Source: China.org.cn
  2. PM Lee of Singapore mentioned at the ASEAN summit that Singapore will provide USD100,000 for the ASEAN Response Fund as an effort to fight the pandemic. Source: CNA
  3. China issued a suspension on the travel bubble and restriction of non-urgent movements as the nation is dealing with the rising local COVID-19 cases. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Hungarian FM Peter Szijjártó expressed his regret over the unintentional fallout in Cambodia, as he spoke to Cambodia FM Prak Sokhonn on telephone. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The first three quarters saw bilateral trade between Cambodia and ROK at USD661 million, a decrease of 15 percent but it is projected to rebound once FTA is signed. Source: AKP
  3. Epiac and the Chinese-owned industrial park developer and operator Qilu signed a strategic agreement for Green SEZ plan in Svay Rieng with the cost of USD1 billion. Source: The Phnom Penh Post

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