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  • Tuesday October 13th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 13, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 13, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 13, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Germany vowed to retain good relations with Russia despite the tension from Navalyn case, stressing that the incident cannot change the relationship with Russia. Source: Sputnik 
  2. PM Johnson said the spike of the coronavirus cases is flashing like dashboard warnings in a passenger jet, but ruled out the extreme measure of a national lockdown. Source: BBC 
  3. President Trump has resumed his election campaign activities after testing negative for COVID-19 and his doctor declared that Trump is no longer contagious.  Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. G20’s creditors might not compromise the extension of another yearly COVID-19 debt relief for the poorest countries and only six months debt relief will be offered. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The White House is proceeding with three sales of advanced weaponry to Taiwan, which will need a formal notification to and approval from the Congress and lawmakers. Source: The Hill
  3. Italy has issued a brand new initiative to contain the spread of COVID-19, which included restriction on pub, restaurants, school, and all types of public gatherings. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. Singapore and Indonesia declared that their joint reciprocal green lane will begin on Oct 26 and would facilitate cross-border travels for various purposes. Source: The Straits Times
  2. Bangladesh’s Cabinet passed a new bill that will give death penalty to rapists in response to nationwide protests on the increasing sexual crimes in the country. Source: The Straits Times
  3. South Korea reported 102 new cases of coronavirus infection, a three-digit increase within six days after it had fallen to two-digit in the past two weeks. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. The bilateral Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia and China was signed by Minister Pan Sorasak and his Chinese counterpart Minister Zhong Shan. Source: AKP 
  2. During the meeting with PM Hun Sen, H.E. Wang Yi promised that China will provide the Kingdom with its COVID-19 vaccines once they are available for use. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The latest announcement from the MoEYS allowed all public universities across the country to resume operation but they must follow the SPOs and other regulations strictly. Source: Khmer Times

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