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  • Thursday September 10th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 10, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 10, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. House warned that the US-UK trade agreement will be unlikely to reach if the UK violates the international treaty and Brexit which undermined the Belfast Agreement. Source: The Irish Times
  2. Mike Pimpeo joined the meeting with ASEAN and several other regional partners in raising concerns over China’s aggressive actions in the South China Sea. Source:The Straits Times 
  3. The U.S. invalidated more than 1,000 visas of Chinese students and researchers under the May 29 presidential proclamation with concerns over security risks. Source: CNA
WORLD
  1. The U.S. has officially declared the deduction of their military personnels in Iraq to fight the Islamic State Militant groups from 5,200 troops to only 3,000 this month. Source: Reuters 
  2. The U.S. Homeland Security Official said he was pressured by leaders to halt assessment of threats done by Russia, and report on political threats posed by China and Iran. Source: TRT World 
  3. Iran has publicly announced the development of the uranium enrichment centrifuges, after the recent explosion at their uranium facility in Natanz nuclear sites. Source: Sputnik 
REGIONS
  1. China is seen to have deployed strategic bombers at base thought to be in Tibet near the troubled region with India amid the ongoing confrontation between these two countries. Source: SCMP
  2. Chinese government denounced Australia of their unlawful harassment toward Chinese journalists as Australian officials searched and seized their belongings. Source: CNA
  3. Jakarta reimposed another large-scale social restriction on September 9th due to the high number of daily COVID-19 reported cases and deaths in the capital. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and the U.S. discussed cooperation to promote bilateral trade and investment by exploring the possibilities to encourage e-commerce. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. Cambodia and Switzerland expressed their commitment to further collaboration in human resources development through joint vocational training  projects. Source: AKP 
  3. Cambodia and Singapore jointly established a project called “Phnom Penh Logistic complex”, in order to support Cambodia’s logistic and chain infrastructure. Source: Khmer Times

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