April 13, 2021

Day: March 14, 2021

Miscellaneous

Pentagon Chief Sees Asia Ties as Deterrent Against China

HONOLULU, HAWAII – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday he was traveling to Asia to boost military cooperation with American allies and foster “credible deterrence” against China. Austin kicked off via Hawaii, seat of the American military command for the Indo-Pacific region, his first foreign visits as Pentagon chief. “This is all about […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 41 New Infections; 24 Recovered Cases Reported

Forty-one (41) new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded this morning; bringing the tally to 1,305, pointed out the Ministry of Health in a press release. According to the source, the new cases, aged between 14 and 59 years old, are all related to the Feb. 20 Community Event, the current cluster infections […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia to Mark Earth Hour on Mar. 27

Cambodia is going to join the rest of world to celebrate the Earth Hour, which goes digital this year, on Mar. 27, according to the Ministry of Environment. With this year’s theme “MakeRoom4Nature”, Earth Hour represents an opportunity for us to talk about the importance of nature for human health and wellbeing, and the health […]

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Key Issues

Targeted Sanctions Needed Against Myanmar’s Coup Leaders

Every morning, there is a moment of anxiety as I check to see what has happened overnight in Myanmar. Who has been arrested? Who has been killed? Are they someone I know? Since the Myanmar military seized power on February 1, millions have taken to the streets in anti-coup protests to demand that their elected […]

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Miscellaneous

EU Should Sanction Cambodia’s ‘Dirty Dozen’

It’s been over three years since Cambodia’s ruling party-controlled courts arbitrarily dissolved the country’s main opposition party and with it the last vestiges of democracy in what is now effectively a single-party dictatorship. Following the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s dissolution in 2017, European Union foreign ministers threatened targeted sanctions. The European Commission warned the government […]

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