Indonesia calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims

Indonesia calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims

The Chairman of the Committee I of Indonesia’s House of Representatives, Abdul Kharis Almasyhari, on November 24 urged the ASEAN member countries to take a more active role in resolving conflicts and putting an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

At least 67 killed in China power plant mishap

At least 67 killed in China power plant mishap

A platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China collapsed early on November 24, killing 67 people and injuring two, while rescuers pulled one worker from the debris, state media said.

UN envoy sees continued US work to end Syria war

UN envoy sees continued US work to end Syria war

The UN Special Envoy for Syria on November 24 said US President Barack Obama could well keep working until his last day in office to end the war in Syria, and Russia did not want to be held responsible for the demolition of eastern Aleppo.

Thailand may not form new government in 2017

Thailand may not form new government in 2017

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on November 23 that the country's new government may not be formed by the end of the year 2017, despite the fact that the general election will definitely take place next year.

Indonesia: man jailed over Jakarta attack

Indonesia: man jailed over Jakarta attack

An Indonesian court on November 23 sentenced Saiful Muhtorir to nine years in prison for his role in a deadly gun and suicide bombing attack in Jakarta last January.

Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches nuclear deal

Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches nuclear deal

Extending US sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said on November 23, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved.

Development Triangle yields across-the-board benefits

Development Triangle yields across-the-board benefits

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his counterparts from Laos and Cambodia met in the Cambodian province of Siem Riep on November 23 to expand cooperation in the CLV Development Triangle Area.

Fighting in Central African Republic kills 16 people

Fighting in Central African Republic kills 16 people

Two days of fighting between armed groups in Central African Republic has left 16 people dead including civilians while 10,000 have fled their homes, the UN peacekeeping mission MINUSCA said on November 23.

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam to enhance economic connectivity

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam to enhance economic connectivity

Leaders of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam have agreed to make enhancing the connectivity of the three economies an important task in the time ahead, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said after the 9th Summit of Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area (CLV 9).

Joint Declaration of the 9th CLV Summit issued

Joint Declaration of the 9th CLV Summit issued

The Prime Ministers of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) signed a Joint Declaration at the end the 9th Summit of the CLV Development Triangle Area in Siem Reap, Cambodia on November 23.

Trump names Haley, a foreign policy novice, as envoy to UN

Trump names Haley, a foreign policy novice, as envoy to UN

Donald Trump on November 23 named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a former critic with little foreign policy experience, to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations at a time of uncertainty over America's international role under his presidency.

Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria

Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria

Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.