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  • Tuesday September 1st, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 01, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 01, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 01, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Senior U.S. and Israeli officials landed in the UAE to wrap up the Israel-UAE open relationship pact and urged Palestinians that it is time to negotiate peace. Source: Reuters
  2. India accused China of carrying provocative military movements across the border which violated the border consensus they have agreed upon during recent peace talks. Source: BBC
  3. WHO chief scientist called for great care before any COVID-19 vaccine emergency authorization takes place, after the U.S. considered fast-tracking candidate drugs. Source: CNA
WORLD
  1. On the second arrival of French President Macron to Lebanon after the new PM Adib was appointed, he called for swift government reform regarding international demands. Source: France24
  2. Hamas  announced on Monday that they have reached an agreement to end the recent escalation of violence with Israel which was mediated by Qatar. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Joe Biden indicted President Donald Trump for fueling the violence, throwing another blow at Trump for his incompetence as a President in just two months before the US election. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. In response to the arrival of Czech Senate President Vystrcil in Taipei on Sunday, China has depicted this visit as provocation and threatened to retaliate upon this country. Source: Euronews
  2. The Philippines decided to extend another one month of strict lockdown in Manila starting from September 1st until 30th to slow down the COVID-19 infection rate. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Half a million people in Hong Kong have signed up for COVID-19 mass testing programme with assistance of experts from China despite the calls for boycott by activists. Source: Al Jazeera
CAMBODIA
  1. The MRC and Facebook collaboratively initiated an online campaign to raise awareness of flood and drought in the MRC member states by giving them early alert. Source: AKP 
  2. Some former senior members of the court-dissolved CNRP requested to seek clemency for them and planned to form a new party to challenge again in the next election. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The blaze caused by an electrical malfunction at Battambang’s historic market destroyed 33 market stalls valued at $560,000 but it had caused zero injury and death. Source: Khmer Times

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