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MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 16, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 16, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 16, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Fifteen Asia Pacific states have signed the long-awaited multilateral trade agreement RCEP, the world’s biggest trade agreement, aiming to lower tariffs in trade conducts. Source: CNA
  2. Peruvian’s interim president Merino resigned from his position after witnessing massive violent protests and Peru’s national assembly held him accountable for acts of violence. Source: Sputnik
  3. President Trump finally acknowledged his defeat in the 2020 presidential election, but added that he would concede nothing and would still continue his legal battle. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Armenia decided to hand over the disputed region as a concession following the peace talk as Azerbaijan agreed to extend the evacuation deadline for the Armenian. Source: Al Jazeera 
  2. Ethiopia’s conflict in northern Tigray region became internationalised, as the United Nations refugee agency reported more than 20,000 people fleeing to Sudan. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is undergoing self-quarantine after the national health service mentioned that he came in contact with COVID-19 patient. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. Japan, after signing the RCEP agreement with fellow Asia Pacific nations, urges the U.S. to return to the multilateral trade framework and push away protectionism. Source: The Japan Times 
  2. The government of Japan released data that show signs of economic recovery, jumped to 5.0 percent in the third quarter after the worst GDP contraction hit by coronavirus. Source: CGTN
  3. Kim Jong-un made an order to tighten the state of emergency to curb the spread of the pandemic during the politburo meeting of the ruling Workers Party. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia, once again, rejected the alleged accusation over the hosting a foreign military base at Ream Naval base, in a response to the U.S senior official’s concern. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. Cambodia has signed a multilateral trade agreement RCEP with other ASEAN members and five partners with high hopes to fuel economic growth and development. Source: AKP
  3. DPM Tea Banh is bringing the medical supplies to Laos to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic after both prime ministers joined a phone call last week. Source: AKP

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