Analyst says if ASEAN, and especially Indonesia, as the most populous Muslim nation, engage closely with the Burmese government, change might occur.
Events in Myanmar’s Rakhine state have deteriorated to the point where it’s become the focus of international discussions on providing sufficient aid and ending the Rohingya “genocide.”
ASIA WEEKLY: The Communist Party has taken to the press in recent days going after President-elect Trump for his comments on the “one China” policy and just recently on democracy and independence advocates in Hong Kong who attended seminars in Taiwan.
Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen stopped over in Houston, Texas on her way to Central America last week. During the brief stay in the Lone Star state, she met United States Senator Ted Cruz and Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
Trump faces a wide range of domestic issues, several of which were key in securing votes in swing states during the November election.
South Korea to develop plans to counteract what it says are economic penalties for deploying THAAD.
South Korea impeached President Park Geun-hye last week after two months of public outcry over alleged involvement in an influence peddling scheme.
Beijing’s campaign includes shoring up international support to denounce ruling favoring the Philippines.