Saturday, January 22, 2022

ASEAN

Singapura mahu keputusan kecualikan junta Myanmar dalam Asean dikekalkan

Pandangan itu dinyatakan Perdana Menteri Singapura Lee Hsien Loong kepada rakan sejawatannya dari Kemboja, Hun Sen dalam satu pertemuan menerusi sidang video.

Asean bimbang PM Kemboja lawat Myanmar, kata Saifuddin

Menurut Saifuddin, lawatan Hun Sen tersebut boleh dilihat sebagai sebuah pengiktitrafan terhadap junta tentera di Myanmar.

Asean concern over Cambodia PM’s Myanmar visit, says Saifuddin

The foreign minister says some of the 10 Asean members are concerned this could be seen as legitimising the coup-makers.

Blinken halts Asia trip after Covid-19 case in US travelling group

Blinken had been due to hold meetings in Thailand but informed his Thai counterpart he would return to Washington to mitigate infection risks, according to a State Department spokesman.

Blinken says US to look at more Myanmar measures, plans Asean summit

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military overthrew a civilian government led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Feb 1, prompting protests and pockets of armed resistance met with violent suppression.

Blinken in Indonesia as US seeks to shore up Southeast Asia ties

In his first Southeast Asia trip, Blinken will be in Malaysia and Thailand after visiting Jakarta, where he will meet President Joko Widodo and will deliver a speech on US Indo-Pacific strategy.

Ahead of Blinken trip, US says committed to ‘unprecedented’ Asean ties

The security aspect of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's upcoming trip is expected to focus on strengthening regional security infrastructure in response to Chinese 'bullying' in the South China Sea.

Asean dan percaturan geopolitik serantau

Pegangan lama yang konvensional perlu diberi perspektif dan suntikan baru dalam memastikan negara dan pemegang taruh di rantau ini diberikan ruang mencukupi bagi merencana dasar dan strategi baru.

8,312 pelarian Rohingya dihantar ke negara ketiga dalam tempoh 18 tahun

Timbalan menteri berkata isu penempatan pelarian Rohingya ke negara ketiga sering diketengahkan kerajaan dalam perbincangan dengan negara-negara asing namun hasilnya adalah amat kecil.

Asean upgrades ties with China, calls Myanmar part of ‘family’

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says it is unclear if Myanmar will join future Asean meetings.

Asean announces new strategic pact with Australia

The pact would further strengthen Australia's diplomatic and security ties in a fast-growing area that has become a strategic battleground between the US and China.

Asean summit begins without Myanmar after junta snubbed

Myanmar topped the agenda of Tuesday's talks between regional leaders, with the country still in chaos following February's military takeover and the subsequent deadly crackdown on dissent.

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