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  • Wednesday October 28th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 28, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 28, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [OCTOBER 28, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. India and the U.S. signed an agreement on Basic Exchange and Cooperation to open ways for exchanging sensitive data and the sales of advanced military hardware. Source: China.org.cn
  2. China demanded the U.S. to dismiss their cold war mentality and zero-sum mindset toward China, as Pompeo’s five-day tour to South Asian kicked off in India. Source: Sputnik
  3. The Health Ministry of Russia stated the possibility of providing paid vaccination against the coronavirus, by including the commercial vaccination to foreign tourists. Source: TASS
WORLD
  1. Russia operated an airstrike that killed dozens of  Turkish-backed rebel fighters in northwest Syria which was seen as a direct hit against and a message to Turkey. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. European nations might face future lockdowns as the infection rate doesn’t slow down and more political figures like the President of Poland tested positive for the COVID-19.Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Germany got caught in Thailand’s political conflict as people from both sides of the conflict went to the German embassy to find the solution to the crisis. Source: The Straits Times
REGIONS
  1. China called for further promotion of parliamentary cooperation between all the BRICS nations on public health and the legal protection in the prevention of the epidemic. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. The Perikatan Nasional Coalition welcomed the spirit of solidarity within the parties, following recent rejection to put Malaysia in a State of Emergency by the King. Source: CNA
  3. Hundreds of Thai royalists paraded in Bangkok as a means to show their loyalty to their King, in a response to the massive criticism made by the protestors. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. Phnom Chumreay International Military Police Training Centre is under construction in Kampong Chhnang to strengthen the national defense sector and army capacities. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. Out of the 10 ASEAN member states and 120 countries, Cambodia ranked 2nd and 17th  respectively on Women Participation in the UN Peacekeeping Operations. Source: AKP
  3. Four ministers took prompt action to assist flood-affected citizens and evaluate the flood-damaged areas so as to organize immediate repairs if deemed necessary. Source: Khmer Times

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