Limited progress in Myanmar peace plan leaves Asean ministers ‘deeply disappointed’

PHNOM PENH – Asean foreign ministers have registered their disappointment that plans to resolve the political crisis in Myanmar have hardly made progress, amid a lack of commitment by the country’s authorities to implement a peace plan. The ministers, in a joint communique issued on Friday (Aug 5), also proposed that Asean leaders at their summit […]

ASEAN ministers warn Taiwan tensions could spark ‘open conflicts’

PHNOM PENH (AFP) – Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged restraint on Thursday (Aug 4) as China readied massive military drills off Taiwan, warning the situation risked spiralling into “open conflicts”. Beijing is planning its biggest-ever exercises around Taiwan in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island. Pelosi left Taiwan on Wednesday after […]

RI strives to bridge differences in G20 to overcome economic challenges

JAKARTA, Jul 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The third Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting within the framework of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency kicked off in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on Friday (July 15). The 3rd Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting of G20 in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, […]