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  • Thursday October 22nd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 22, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 22, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 22, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. Intelligence mentioned that Russia and Iran have acquired voter registration information that could potentially cause chaos for the upcoming U.S. presidential election. Source: Sputnik
  2. The Pentagon declared that the State Department had authorized the sales of the long-range cruise missile and rocket artillery vehicle worth more than USD1B to Taiwan. Source: Sputnik 
  3. The EU has signed a contract with pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson which will allow its member states to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for up to 400 million units. Source: Xinhua Net
WORLD
  1. Great Britain has revealed that the UK and EU will reopen their trade negotiation for future diplomation relations after the concluded post-brexit talk. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. Trump’s security advisor denounced China for their attempt to steal the West’s COVID-19 vaccine research as a means to monopolize all industries in the 21st century. Source: CNA
  3. Dozens of Afghan security personnel were killed in a Taliban’s ambush in a northern province, the conflicted area between the Taliban and the government. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. China demanded the U.S. explanation of their ongoing biological military research’s activities that lack transparency from the international organization and community. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. PM Prayut declared the preparation to revoke the state of emergency and demanded protesters to seek the Parliament, in response to the ongoing mass protests in Thailand. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Malaysian MITI announced that more than 750,000 employees who have management and supervisory roles in 3 main industrial zones will be ordered to work from home. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. As stated in the press release on the results of the AUMM, the Kingdom reiterated the imperative role of the UN to maintain peace and security by upholding multilateralism. Source: AKP 
  2. USD239 million will be provided by the Japanese government to Cambodia as an emergency financial assistance for reviving the economy from COVID-19 impacts.Source: Khmer Times
  3. The former CNRP officials who have self-exiled made a plea to the government to allow them to return to the Kingdom without facing arrests or charges. Source: Khmer Times

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