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  • Tuesday September 8th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 08, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 08, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 08, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The EU demanded Belarus authorities to release all political prisoners detained before and after the presidential elections and warned of sanctions for fabrication of results. Source: BBC
  2. Some NATO members, built on the previous UK/US operation in May, will organize an operation in the Arctic to achieve what they call maintenance of peace in the region. Source: Sputnik
  3. Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech Ltd claimed that its COVID-19 vaccine candidate is safe for older people, although the immune responses were slightly weaker than adults. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Greece will strengthen its weapon, troops, and defence industry development following a standoff with its neighbour Turkey that could lead to an open conflict. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The Trump administration announced that American companies that outsource their operations to China will be banned from the U.S. Federal contracts. Source: Sputnik
  3. Trump made a public attack on the leadership of the U.S. military, asserting that they always want to wage wars to boost the profits of defense manufacturing companies. Source: CNN
REGIONS
  1. China accused India of violating a bilateral agreement by firing warning shots in the air during a confrontation with Chinese soldiers, as they entered a new phase of tensions. Source: CNA
  2. Japan’s current Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga hinted at the possibility of a snap election if he were to replace Abe as the PM, after he was chosen as a frontrunner to succeed Abe. Source: Reuters
  3. Two Australian media firms have pulled out two of their China-based reporters after they were being questioned by the Ministry of State Security in China. Source: The Straits Times
CAMBODIA
  1. The SECC claimed that the newly approved draft law on government securities will allow the government to lay out a financial instrument and mobilize domestic financing. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. The Ministry of Health has lifted the ban on religious gathering for Muslims and Buddhists to assemble their practices with preventive measures. Source: Cambodianess
  3. Following the direction from the MoEYS, highschools across the Kingdom reopened for grade 9 and 12 students to return to classrooms  while obeying strict measures. Source: Khmer Times 

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