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  • Monday November 30th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 30, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 30, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 30, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Iran’s supreme leader Khamenei took a pledge to revenge those who held accountable for the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist. Source: CNN
  2. White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner is headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar to discuss emerging tensions in the region, following the killing of Iran’s nuclear scientist. Source: CNA
  3. Australian’s trade minister claimed that China’s aggressive measures in importing goods threatens the global economy, especially during the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times
WORLD
  1. The Brexit trade negotiation between the EU and U.K is entering the last major week as negotiators from both sides are rushing to meet the deadline in four week. Source: BBC
  2. Nationwide protests were happening in France against the new draft of the “security bill” that resulted in violence between police and protesters, leaving 98 people injured. Source: Sputnik
  3. President-elect Joe Biden has announced a senior White House Communications team comprised entirely of women, and promised to build a diverse administration. Source: BBC
REGIONS
  1. Pro-democracy protesters paraded their rallies to Thailand’s royal guard in Bangkok, urging Thai’s monarch to give up his authority of some army regiments. Source:The Guardian 
  2. Kim Jong Un highlighted the importance of responsible execution of economic policies at the meeting of the politburo of ruling worker party. Source: Reuters
  3. Japan’s National Police Agency reported that suicide took more lives in October than COVID-19 has over the entire year to date, reflecting impact of mental health. Source: CNN
CAMBODIA
  1. The Royal Government of Cambodia encourages all people involved in the family of the senior official at the Ministry of Interior to test for COVID-19 and quarantine. Source: AKP 
  2. The Ministry of Education Youth and Sport made an announcement to close down the private educational institution, nationwide, as an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Source: Fresh News
  3. PM Hun Sen called for countries in the region to increase digital connectivity development as a key to recover the economy for the post-COVID-19. Source: Khmer Times

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