MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 22, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 22, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [November 22, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S., Britain and Australia formally signed their nuclear-powered submarine agreement to strengthen trilateral defense alliance and to exchange naval nuclear propulsion data. Source: The Straits Times
  2. Venezuelan opposition parties participated in the governors and mayors elections for the first time since 2017, amid the international sanctions against Muduro’s regime. Source: Digital Journal
  3. Sudanese military and civilian leaders reached an agreement to reinstate the PM Abdalla Hamdok, who was ousted in a coup, triggering mass protests and political turmoil. Source: Eurasia Review
WORLD
  1. The U.S. intelligence was reported to share intels with the European allies that included the maps of alleged Russian troops building up their activities at the Ukrainian border. Source: Sputnik
  2. The UK will host a foreign and development ministers summit with the G7 and ASEAN members to address global public health, human rights and economic recovery. Source: Reuters
  3. Around 35,000 people in Brussels protested against its newly adopted COVID-19 restrictive measures which mandated the use of masks in restrictive areas. Source: China.org.cn
REGIONS
  1. China criticised the UN’s OHCHR over their comments that demand the release of a citizen journalist who was jailed for her coverage of China’s COVID-19 response. Source: CNA
  2. The Philippines will have a military resupply mission for their troops stationed in the South China Sea this week, after it was blocked by the Chinese coast guards last week. Source: CNA
  3. The Vietnamese internet economy is expected to reach USD 220 billion in Gross Merchandise Volume by 2030 which would make it the second ranking in Southeast Asia. Source: VietnamPlus
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia Premier will co-chair and host the ASEAN-China Summit to discuss ways to boost mutual ties and exchange views on regional and global issues. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. Cambodia is set to welcome fully vaccinated foreign tourists based on the good tourist movement management to return to normalcy and resume the economic activities. Source: AKP
  3. KITA reported that Cambodia-South Korea two-way trade reached USD 791 million in the first ten months of 2021, a year-on-year increase of 9.3 percent. Source: Khmer Times