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  • Monday September 14th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 14, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 14, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 14, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The EU leaders and China will hold discussions to seek trade and investment partnership despite the on-going tension over Hong Kong and Uighur’s minority treatments. Source: Digital Journal
  2. The U.S. Intelligence revealed that Iran is considering the assassination of the American Ambassador to South Africa, a retaliation over the death of a powerful Iranian General. Source: Politico
  3. The World Health Organization unveiled the record of one-day increase of coronavirus cases globally, amounting for 397,903 cases within only 24 hours. Source: CNA
WORLD
  1. ByteDance rejected Microsoft’s proposal as an anonymous source revealed that Oracle, the U.S. multinational software company, was selected in place of Microsoft. Source: Sputnik
  2. Belarus’s President will seek help from Putin at a meeting scheduled on Monday in a response to the five-week-long protests that demand him to step down. Source: Reuters
  3. Israel will implement a national lockdown for three weeks starting from Friday to contain the spread of COVID-19 after experiencing a spike of 4,000 daily new infections. Source: Newsweek
REGIONS
  1. 12 HK people arrested at sea by the mainland authorities are being labeled as “separatists”, after the U.S. accused the arrest as violating human rights. Source: CNA
  2. The longtime aide to Prime Minister Abe, Yoshihide Suga, is expected to win the ruling party election to replace Abe’s position as the head of the party. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Thai authorities called in heads of universities to tell them to stop the students from demanding reforms of the Monarchy, and warned that such actions will lead to violence. Source: Asia One
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia sent 218 Blue Helmets to join the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, replacing the same number of those who are coming back to the country. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Cambodia will open a new border gate, in Svay Rieng Province, which is bordering with Long An province in Vietnam to facilitate cross-border goods transportation. Source: Khmer Times
  3. New COVID-19 case was found on Sunday on a 54-year-old British man who arrived in Cambodia via connecting flights in the Netherlands and South Korea. Source: The Star Online

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