MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 07, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 07, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 07, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The UK will extend post-Brexit border checks on some goods exports to Northern Ireland as Britain seeks times in a bid to negotiate more with the EU over trade rules. Source: The Independent
  2. The Russian Foreign Ministry opposed the unconstitutional coup d’etat in Guinea, calling for a release of the detained president and to return the country to constitutional norms. Source: Sputnik
  3. The El Salvadoran government announced that they had just purchased 400 bitcoins, a move to become the first country to legitimize digital currency as a legal tender. Source: RT
WORLD
  1. Turkish and Egyptian officials will have a second round meeting, following a summit at Cairo that realigned relations between the two countries after a decade of mutual distrust. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Israel launched airstrikes on several locations in Gaza as the Israeli army blamed Hamas for the incendiary balloons launched from the blockaded Palestinian enclave. Source: CNA
  3. The European Commission urged five Polish regional councils to abandon the declarations that discriminate against the gay community, in order to continue receive funding. Source: Reuters
REGIONS
  1. Taiwan warned Honduras against ‘false incentive’, as its presidential candidate planned to open diplomatic and commercial relations with the PRC. Source: SCMP
  2. Fumio Kishida, the contender in a race to find the new PM of Japan, called for a stimulus relief package of more than 30 trillion yen to revise the economy hit by the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times
  3. North Korean promoted the General who is outstanding for his military commands and major player in the missile program to the position of the presidium of the ruling party. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. ASEAN Secretary General has expressed full support and commitment to fostering closer cooperation for Cambodia to take over the role of ASEAN Chairmanship in 2022. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The MCS confirmed that Cambodia and Australia agreed to further strengthen their cooperation on public administration reform, the drafting of public service law and beyond. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The CBC and TBCC have recently signed an MoU, aiming to boost trade activities and investment, cultural exchanges and social connectivity between Cambodia and Thailand. Source: Khmer Times