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  • Friday October 9th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 09, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 09, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 09, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The soldiers of the British SAS have been instructed to stop the use of Chinese-based ByteDance app, TikTok, over the fear of being tracked by the Chinese intelligence. Source: Sputnik
  2. Kyrgyzstan’s President will resign once the new cabinet is elected, following the recent unrest of power gripped by the opposition who had taken over the government facility. Source: Brisbane Times
  3. President Trump dismissed the idea of virtual debate of the upcoming presidential debate, saying it is a waste of time and it can be easily interrupted. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. President Putin of Russia demanded the end of the military hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh and exchange of prisoners in response to the increasing tension. Source: Sputnik 
  2. The U.S. continued to pressure Iran by imposing sanctions on Iran’s financial zone, freezing the U.S. assets and attacking 18 banks to completely block Iranians’ profit. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. The U.S. Democrats initiated a commission to evaluate whether Trump is mentally and physically fit to hold the office and look for a room in the constitution to impeach Trump. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. Chinese envoy to the UN slammed the U.S. envoy for making baseless accusations against China and holding China accountable for the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. Around ten thousand protestors gathered in major cities of Indonesia to oppose the new controversial investment law, saying it will impact labor rights and the environment. Source: CNA
  3. Japan is lessening the self-isolation policy by planning to revoke the oversea travel ban on China and 11 other countries and regions by next month. Source: The Straits Times 
CAMBODIA
  1. SPM announced that three reconstructions of national road projects have been planned and approved, and built with the assistance from the Chinese government. Source: AKP
  2. RCAF and Police Chief called on all personnel to prevent all actions from an illegal rebel group who attempted to overthrow the legitimate government. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. Three Commune Chiefs in Mondulkiri province were reprimanded after they were found involved in forest land encroachment and illegal logging. Source: Khmer Times

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