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  • Friday October 23rd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 23, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 23, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 23, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. It has been revealed that Israel has a secret embassy in Bahrain that has been operating for more than a decade before the peace agreement between two states was created. Source: Sputnik
  2. China demands the U.S. to terminate the arms sale relation with Taiwan as it violates the three China-US joint communiqué and undermines peace and security. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. The U.S. Treasury announced a sanction on Iran’s ambassador to Iraq by quoting that he obfuscated financial transfers to militant groups that attacked the U.S. troops in Iraq. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Canada pledged to examine the special migration measures with regards to providing a safe haven for Hongkongers that face persecution under new national security law. Source: SCMP
  2. France has imposed a new measure by prolonging the night curfew as a means to contain the COVID-19 cases and countering the second wave of the pandemic. Source: BBC
  3. Heated protests in Nigeria continue as protesters call for the disbandment of the police unit and at least 12 people have been killed by the security forces. Source: BBC
REGIONS
  1. China warned Canada to stop interfering in its internal affairs in order to prevent any further damage to the two nations relations which have been seen stumbling in recent years. Source: The Guardian 
  2. India is preparing for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and authorities mentioned that as many as 30 million people will be on the first list priority when the vaccine is ready. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. The national emergency measures in Thailand that have been imposed to put an end to the mass protest against PM Prayut and the monarchy were lifted. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. PM Hun Sen warned that he will take action if supporters of the former opposition follow the call by Sam Rainsy and hold a protest outside the Chinese Embassy. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The police forces were dispatched to various places to ensure manageable security as Cambodia celebrates the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accord. Source: Cambodianess
  3. The MAFF revealed that 4,600 tons of rice seeds and 16 tons of other crop seeds will be distributed to the farmers who are victims of recent floods. Source: Cambodianess

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