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  • Thursday September 3rd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 03, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 03, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 03, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Germany claimed unequivocal proof that Alexei Navalny, Russia opposition leader, was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent, and called for an answer from Russia. Source: BBC
  2. The U.S. announced sanctions on the prosecutor of ICC, Fatou Bensouda, regarding her investigation of the U.S. soldiers for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. Source: France 24
  3. Trump threatened to cut the federal fund on “lawless” states like Washington, Seattle, and New York, after he instructed his people to develop an anarchist jurisdictions list. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Hamas leader in Lebanon will meet other factions in Palestine to discuss the response to the growing cooperation between Israel and Arab states after news of normalization. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden publicly criticized Trump’s ability in handling pandemic, saying Trump offered nothing but failure and delusion to Americans. Source: CNN
  3. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention instructed the U.S. governors to prepare for the permits and licenses required for the coronavirus vaccine distributions. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. The Pentagon revealed in their annual reports that Chinese government is preparing to double their stockpile of nuclear warheads within the next decade. Source: The Japan Times 
  2. Taiwan redesigned their passport by making the word ‘Taiwan’ bigger and shrinking the word ‘Republic of China’ in an effort to end confusion between Taiwan and China. Source: BBC
  3. Japan is considering making COVID-19 vaccines free for all residents and aming to retrieve enough vaccines for all citizens in the first half of 2021. Source: The Japan Times 
CAMBODIA
  1. The second round of Cambodian-Korean Free Trade Agreement will be finalized today in a bid to broaden their trade portfolio and widen their opportunities for exports and imports. Source: Khmer Times
  2. The Ambassador of DPRK suggested the high-level exchange in the field of Information between Phnom Penh and Pyongyang in a meeting with the Minister of Information. Source: AKP
  3. The MoH indicated that foreigners will be charged $100 for each of the two mandatory lab testing and the rest of the deposit will be returned to them if their results are negative. Source: Khmer Times

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