Christine Schraner Burgener will meet the Thai foreign minister ahead of trips to regional capitals; she is ‘ready to visit Myanmar any time,’ UN official says.
The Indonesian president’s call for a meeting between the bloc’s leaders to be held immediately was backed by Malaysian Prime Minister
Freelance reporter Yuki Kitazumi was reportedly among about 20 people detained during an anti-regime protest in Yangon.
In light of its longtime ties with the Tatmadaw, Tokyo has distanced itself from imposing sanctions on Myanmar military officials.
Jakarta’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi says Bangkok has a 'special position' to play after meeting Myanmar, Thai counterparts in the Thai capital.
Nearly 270 Myanmar migrant workers tested positive out of the total 320 cases detected on Sunday in the Thai province.
Concerns have arisen in Thailand over the efficacy of a Chinese vaccine the government has hastily decided to procure in order to inoculate Thais as soon as possible.
The smuggling ring based in Kanchanaburi on the Myanmar border trafficked workers to Samut Sakhon, a major hotspot for COVID-19, Thailand’s deputy police chief said.
Washington says China National Offshore Oil Corp. has helped Beijing coerce an estimated $2.5 trillion in resources from other claimants to the strategic waterway.
After quarantining for two weeks, the experts are set to visit a market that was the first hotspot, and a lab at the center of rumors the virus was accidentally released.
Kurt Campbell will serve as ‘Indo-Pacific coordinator’ in the National Security Council, according to The Washington Post.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo received his first shot of a Chinese-made vaccine on Wednesday, as Beijing’s top diplomat visited the country.
The leader was elected general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea at its first congress in five years.
The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 crashed into the sea off Jakarta on Saturday with 62 people aboard.
Speaking at the first Workers’ Party Congress since 2016, the North Korean leader said the country’s defense capabilities would be placed at a ‘much higher level’.