US President Trump has followed his snub of ASEAN’s Bangkok summit by inviting the bloc’s leaders to Washington, but it remains to be seen if they’re in a mood to accept.
Washington scales down participation in next week’s EAS, ASEAN summits in Bangkok, exacerbating regional concerns over China’s rising influence.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns member states the world body is struggling to pay its bills.
Rev. Hkalam Samson of the Kachin Baptist Convention says leaders talk about peace but they benefit too much from war.
Officer had sued Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson after he urged Trump to back federalism, religious freedom in Myanmar; US State Dept. last week voiced concern about the case.
At Oval Office meeting last month, Kachin Baptist Convention chief Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson urged President Trump to support religious freedom and federalism in Myanmar.