Day: November 12, 2022

You say Cambodia, Biden says Colombia

Southeast Asian regional bloc ASEAN gained a surprise new member from the other side of the world Saturday — at least for an instant, courtesy of a verbal slip by US President Joe Biden.

Rajiv Gandhi killers walk free after India court order

The Japanese government will propose a new law to prevent harmfully large donations to religious groups, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, after Shinzo Abe’s assassination heightened scrutiny of the Unification Church.

Marcos calls for tougher anti-crime stance, wider access to meds

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Saturday called for stronger collaboration to combat transnational crimes and improve access to affordable medicines and vaccines during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Meetings with Australia and India in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.