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  • Wednesday November 25th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 25, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. FCC rejected the request made by Chinese software company ZTE to remove itself from the list of U.S. national security threat designation. Source: Sputnik
  2. Syrian state media reported Israel’s attacks in the countryside south of Damascus, near Israel’s border with Syria but there has not been a report of casualties yet. Source: The Times of Israel
  3. Spanish government drafted a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination plan in 2021 that will be completed in 3 stages as the supply for the vaccine will increase in 2nd and 3rd stage. Source: Xinhua Net
WORLD
  1. The UN Secretary-General called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Afghanistan to establish a stable environment for Doha peace talk with Taliban. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Joe Biden said he would propose the reform of the U.S. State Department’s morale and expand the U.S. alliance in the Asia-pacific, in a bid to keep America safe from conflicts. Source: Sputnik
  3. President Macron announced that France will lessen the strict COVID-19 restriction which would enable people to spend time with family and open non-essential shops. Source: BBC
REGIONS
  1. Japan and China have secured an agreement to resume the business travel that had been closed due to the pandemic and opened up the high-level dialogue on the ECS. Source: CNA
  2. Taiwanese President pledged to protect Taiwan’s sovereignty with the newly developed and revamped submarine force, with the support from the U.S. Source: Reuters 
  3. Thai police summoned seven leaders of the anti-government protesters on the charge of lese majeste violation during the rally that called for monarchical reform. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia has donated more than 2 million masks and medical equipment to Myanmar to assist in containing COVID-19 and as a way to express the long-lasting friendship. Source: The Phnom Penh Post 
  2. 11 NGOs submitted their proposals to the National Assembly to urge lawmakers to consider reducing the budget on defense and security in the draft budget law for 2021. Source: Cambodianess 
  3. USAID provided an additional USD600,000 for humanitarian assistance in response to the severe flooding in Cambodia that had affected some 3,700 families. Source: AKP

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