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MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 19, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 19, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 19, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. Security Advisor Robert O’Brien will visit Vietnam and the Philippines to reaffirm security cooperation with concerns over China’s behavior in Asia’s maritime zones. Source: Reuters
  2. Mike Pompeo promised to impose more sanctions and limitations on four Iranian individuals and six enterprises to ensure an effective and peaceful regime in Iran. Source: Sputnik
  3. Malaysia’s monarch approved the declaration of State of Emergency in Batu Sapi and further postponement of the national election in preventing the fourth wave of pandemic. Source: CNA
WORLD
  1. The U.S., Canada, the U.K., NZ and Australia, through their grouping of Five Eyes Alliance, denounced China on the dismissal of HK lawmakers and breach of 1984 Declaration. Source: CNA
  2. 25 Australian special forces from the special air service regiment have conducted unlawful killing of 39 people, who are prisoners, farmers and normal civilians, in Afghanistan. Source: Reuters 
  3. The land borders between the U.S., Canada and Mexico will remain closed for non-essential travels until December 21 as the COVID-19 cases are high in the U.S. Source: Reuters
REGIONS
  1. Prime Minister of India made his first phone call with the U.S. President-elect Joe Biden as both leaders agreed on working closely to advance their Indo-US strategic partnership. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Thailand’s parliament dismissed calls by democratice protests for constitutional amendments which attempt to minimise the power of Thai’s monarchy. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Australia’s strict lockdown began in the South part with controlled movements on gatherings, and takeaway foods as the authorities try to slow down the rate of the outbreak. Source: The Straits Times

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Eight U.S. legislators are lobbying the Secretary of State to impose sanctions on Cambodia as the reason for the alarming deterioration of human rights and democracy. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. The British Embassy announced that all passengers to the U.K. from Cambodia that self-isolation upon arrival will not be required as cases in the Kingdom are not worrying. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. PM announced the re-opening of schools in PP and Kandal province on November 23 also permission to organise wedding parties with strict preventive measures. Source: AKP

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