Tag: Southeast Asian

Philippines expands US access to military bases

The United States and the Philippines announced a deal Thursday to give US troops access to another four bases in the Southeast Asian nation, as the longtime allies seek to counter China’s military rise.

VP Harris vows ‘unwavering’ commitment to Philippines

The United States has an “unwavering” commitment to the Philippines, US Vice President Kamala Harris told the country’s president Monday during a visit aimed at countering China and rebuilding ties that were fractured over human rights abuses in the Southeast Asian nation.

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.