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  • Tuesday October 27th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 27, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 27, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 27, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. State Department has permitted the arms deals to Taiwan consisting of 100 coastal defense systems and anti-ship missiles worth $2.37 billion. Source: Sputnik 
  2. Putin invited NATO members to a reciprocal denuclearization effort in the region, following the collapse of the INF, reassuring its efforts in lowering the risk of future confrontation. Source: CGTN
  3. The U.S. Senate confirmed that Amy Coney has sworn in at the Supreme Court before the general election even if the Democrat insisted the appointment be done after the election. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. The U.S. Treasury Department has slapped Iranian oil industry with another round of sanction over its financial support to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. President Xi congratulates Luis Arce as the new appointed Bolivian president, showing good bilateral relations and practical cooperation between the two countries. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. The U.S. and European nations are facing a new wave of COVID-19 which puts heavy pressure on global financial market and the need to impose stricter measures. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. China has initiated sanctions on American enterprises that took part in the arms deals with Taiwan, saying it undermined China’s sovereignty and national security. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. Japan said it will not sign the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons that will enter into force in 90 days despite the urge from its people to work for a nuclear-free world. Source: Shanghai Daily
  3. The political storm posed threats to Malaysian government after UMNO leadership decided to continue giving their support to the Perikatan Nasional administration. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. PM Hun Sen has called for concrete evidence on groundless and unjustified allegations that Cambodia has permitted Chinese armed forces to base at Ream Naval Base. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The Senate of Cambodia has adopted the four imperative draft laws that were previously approved by the National Assembly, in the 6th session of the 4th legislature. Source: AKP
  3. The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) said they have conducted more than 100,000 cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak and found 287 infected cases as of 26 of October. Source: The Phnom Penh Post

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