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  • Wednesday September 9th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 09, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 09, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 09, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Foreign Ministers of G7 jointly condemned poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny with a chemical nerve-agent developed by Russia, in the strongest terms. Source: Reuters
  2. The U.S. aircraft, which disguised itself as Malaysia’s aircraft, was spotted patrolling at Hainan and Paracel islands, China’s territorial claims in the South China sea. Source: Sputnik 
  3. The final clinical trials of Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine candidate have been paused as a participant had a reverse reaction and caught an unexplainable illness. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. Arab League will hold a virtual meeting to discuss about the Palestinian cause after Israel and United Arab Emirate achieved a milestone in normalizing their relationships. Source:   Al Jazeera 
  2. Trump publicly criticized Kamala Harris for her color during his campaign, saying that she is an insult to America and she would never be the first female President of the U.S. Source: Sputnik 
  3. President Boris Johnson has initiated a stricter law enforcing mechanism in England in order to contain the ever rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the country. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam said that  HK citizens who were arrested at sea while heading to Taiwan for political asylum will have to be dealt with by mainland China. Source: CNA
  2. Malaysia will seek to revert the original route details of a $10.6 billion rail project being built under China’s Belt and Road Trade Initiative after it was halted in 2018. Source: Bangkok Post
  3. North Korea’s president, Kim Jong Un, has announced that he is considering taking up the year-end projects in a bid to recover the areas that were hit by a typhoon. Source: The Straits Times 
CAMBODIA
  1. The President of the NA called upon ASEAN members to continue strengthening regional integration to ease the flow of goods, services, and people amid the pandemic. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. Cambodia’s Minister of Defence and Vietnamese counterpart discussed bilateral defense cooperation and the plans for the development of the X16 zone. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. The PM appealed to the general public once again, asking them to adhere strictly to the health guidelines, following the second phase of school re-opening. Source: AKP

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