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  • Wednesday October 21st, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 21, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 21, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 21, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Russia said it is preparing to freeze their nuclear warheads along with the U.S., in response to Putin’s proposal for a one-year extension of the New START treaty. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. The U.S. Department of Justice accused Google of building a monopoly over search and search advertising, suggesting that it could reshape mass consumers’ behavior. Source: New York Times
  3. The World Economic Forum said the advancement of technology will disrupt 85 million jobs around the world by 2025, adding that COVID-19 accelerates such projection. Source: Al Jazeera
WORLD
  1. The 2016 dossier source that had previously linked Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign with Russia denied he is not a Russian agent as labeled by the U.S. agencies. Source: Reuters
  2. Brazil announced they will be using China’s Sinovaccine for their national immunization program and it is expected to start in 2021, in a bid to counter the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: BBC
  3. The French government ordered the temporary closure of a mosque that had spread hatred leading to the murder of a teacher, in an effort to prevent religious extremism. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Chinese military requested that Indian counterpart honor the deal and send the Chinese soldier who lost his way into Indian border back. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Indonesia and Japan have reached an agreement on the opening of the reciprocal green lane for essential business travel purposes in the midst of the pandemic. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. Vietnam is experiencing one of the worst floods in decades that have killed more than 100 civilians and left thousands of homes and infrastructures into the water. Source: BBC
CAMBODIA
  1. Newly-assigned Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga promised to further invest in the infrastructure development in five ASEAN countries, including Cambodia. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The IMF is strongly committed to help Cambodia in revitalizing the economy in its post-COVID-19 recovery with necessary impetus for economic development. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. UNICEF and MOFCOM are assisting 70,000 children to return to their pre-schools safely and comply with preventive measures so that they can be better protected from COVID-19. Source: AKP

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