Category Archives: Politics

Cambodia’s Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Aboard Flight to Asia in Hopes of Return From Exile

Cambodia’s opposition leader Sam Rainsy was aboard a plane to Asia, a senior party official said Friday, a day after he was blocked from taking a flight to Thailand, from…

Moon to join ASEAN-hosted summits to pitch for Busan event, Korea peace

BANGKOK, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will participate in a string of regional summits here, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on Monday, in which he plans…

ASEAN Summit Kicks Off In Thailand With Focus On Multi-lateralism, Connectivity

BANGKOK, The 35th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and related summits, kicked off here today, with multi-lateralism and connectivity taking centre stage.Addressing the opening ceremony, Thai…

UN Chief Urges Myanmar to Resolve Rohingya Crisis

NONTHABURI, THAILAND – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern Sunday over the plight of the 730,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine state, calling on Myanmar’s government to take responsibility…

Cambodia Threatens Airlines With ‘Serious Consequences’ For Ferrying Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy

Cambodia’s civil aviation authority has issued a directive banning commercial airlines that serve the country from boarding acting opposition president Sam Rainsy, who has vowed to return home from exile…

Kim’s Order to Remove Mount Kumgang Seen as Pressure Tactic on Seoul

WASHINGTON – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s order to demolish the South Korean-built resort of Mount Kumgang in North Korea’s northeastern tourism spot is seen as an attempt to…

Cambodian Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Vows to Lead ‘Tsunami’ of Supporters to Arrest PM Hun Sen

The acting president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy said Friday he will lead a tsunami of supporters to arrest Prime Minister Hun Sen and…

US Ambassador: N. Korea Asked for ‘Everything’ While Offering Nothing

SEOUL – North Korea is demanding that the U.S. do everything before Pyongyang makes any concessions, Harry Harris, the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, said in an interview published Monday.…

Thailand To Host RCEP Ministerial Meeting

BANGKOK, Thailand will host a ministerial meeting on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Saturday, in Bangkok, the country’s Ministry of Commerce said.The Trade Negotiations Department, under the Thai…