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  • Monday October 26th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 26, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 26, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 26, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Armenia and Azerbaijan have finally agreed on the joint agreement for the ceasefire for the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute under the supervision of the U.S. State Department. Source: Sputnik 
  2. Thai demonstrators said that they would make a petition to German embassy to investigate King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s use of power during his stay in Germany. Source: Reuters
  3. The British Special Forces personnel have gained control of oil tanks from Greek’s operations and detained 7 people for an attempt for hijacking. Source: RT
WORLD
  1. The head of WHO urged all states to engage in global solidarity regarding the future availability of COVID-19 vaccine in preventing vaccine nationalization. Source: CNA
  2. France condemned Tukish President over his comments on Emmanuel Macron, claiming that Macron needed some sort of mental treatment, following an Islamic crackdown. Source: CNN  
  3. Spain introduced new national measures, including night curfew and travel bans between the regions as the means to contain the COVID-19 cases from increasing. Source: BBC
REGIONS
  1. Malaysia’s King dismissed the ideas to impose the national emergency measure that was proposed by PM Yassin which suggested the doubtful role of him as a PM. Source: The Straits Times 
  2. Thousands of protesters have gathered and demanded Prayuth to resign after three days they had given him to submit the resignation letter passed. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Singapore has temporarily suspended the use of two influenza vaccines as a precaution after some people were reported to be dead from using them in South Korea.  Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. As stated by the Japanese Embassy, the Japanese government will grant Cambodia emergency assistance through the JICA amid the strong hit from the flood disaster. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. A 150-megawatt hydropower project in Tatai Loeu river was approved by PM Hun Sen in order to further increase electricity supply to remote areas and development. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. The Council of Ministers approved a 2021 draft budget that accounts worth more than $8 billion and $1.5 billion of Special Drawing Rights that covers the estimated deficit. Source: The Phnom Penh Post

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