MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 08, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 08, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 08, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. State Department said its special envoy for Iran will visit Moscow and Paris next week to discuss Iran’s nuclear program with Russian and European officials. Source: Reuters
  2. German Federal Criminal Police have secretly finalized a contract with Israeli spyware company which allows police to monitor suspects, despite serious legal concerns. Source: Anadolu Agency
  3. U.S. President Joe Biden said he was certain that China would try to work out an arrangement with the Taliban after the Islamic insurgents seized power in Afghanistan. Source: CNA
WORLD
  1. Poland slammed the EU move as an unlawful attack as the EU seeks to impose daily fines against Poland to ensure compliance with the suspension of controversial judicial reforms. Source: RFI
  2. The Guinea putschists pledged to release political detainees and reiterated to hold talks in an effort to form a new government amid the international uproar. Source: TRT World
  3. Taliban has announced its new cabinet which is made up of entirely male who are senior Taliban figures and led by interim Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund. Source: BBC
REGIONS
  1. South Korea conducted its first successful underwater test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, making it the 8th country to possess such capabilities after North Korea. Source: Nikkei Asian Review
  2. HK police have arrested the vice-chairman of a pro-democracy group that organizes the annual 4th June rally to commemorate the death at the Tiananmen Square. Source: The Guardian
  3. Former Japanese Internal Affairs Minister will announce her bid for the leadership position of the ruling party, paving her path to become the first female PM if she is successful. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. Chinese FM will pay his visit to Cambodia this week, expecting to meet the Cambodian PM and top diplomats in a bid to further strengthen diplomatic and economic relations. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Cambodia will chair the 7th Greater Mekong Subregion Summit which is slated to prioritize the field of transport, energy, environment, telecommunication, trade and beyond. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The MAFF confirmed that the export of Cambodia’s fresh mangoes to the  global market increased by 251 percent in the first eight months of this year. Source: AKP