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  • Tuesday October 6th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 06, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 06, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 06, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The British appeals court overturned the judgment by the High Court and recognized Maduro, who is widely dismissed, as the legitimate President of Venezuela. Source: BBC
  2. Five micronesian leaders warned of their withdrawal from the Pacific Island Forum if they do not get to choose the head of regional grouping to counter China’s influence. Source: CNA
  3. China, on behalf of 26 nations, denounced the U.S. for violating human rights and called for the revoke of unilateral sanction out of their concern of systematic racial discrimination. Source: Xinhua Net
WORLD
  1. The U.S. signed a new military cooperation agreement with Morocco and Tunisia in order to intensify the defense cooperation partnership through 2030 with the North African Kingdom. Source: Sputnik
  2. Former Kyrgyz President was released from captivity in the detention center after protestors charged into the White House and demanded for re-election. Source: TASS
  3. The Foreign Ministers of the Quad grouping meet in Tokyo to discuss the Free and Open Indo-Pacific as a means to balance China’s growing power in the Indo-pacific region. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. DPRK’s leader Kim Jong Un announced the plan for an 80-day campaign for the country to attain the goals set before January and set a new plan for the next five years. Source: Reuters
  2. Taiwan wished for Trump’s fast recovery from COVID-19 so that the U.S. can continue to counter China’s power as Taiwan is under an intense military oppression from China. Source: The Japan Times
  3. Japan will continue to amp up their visa inspection process on Chinese students and researchers to prevent espionage and foreign interference. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodian deputy PM Hor Namhong urged outsiders to avoid provocation in the South China Sea issue, asserting that this should be settled peacefully by parties concerned. Source: Cambodianess
  2. The RGC will stick to its economic forecast that the GDP contraction will not be more than -1.9% this year and there will be a positive economic growth at 3.5% in 2021. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The trade partnership between Cambodia and Thailand has reached $5,073 million in the first eight months, with a 16 percent decrease compared to the same period last year. Source: AKP

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