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Cambodia PM urges Myanmar junta chief to allow aid, envoy visit

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen urged Myanmar's military ruler to allow a visit by a special envoy of the Association of Southeast…

Cambodia PM chides ‘arrogant’ Malaysia minister for questioning junta visit

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday took aim at the foreign minister of Malaysia for being "arrogant" and impolite, after its…

U.N. envoy seeks Thai help to halt deterioration of Myanmar crisis

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A United Nations envoy on Monday called on Thailand's support to prevent a deterioration in the crisis in neighbouring Myanmar and welcomed assurances that refugees fleeing military…

Discord over Myanmar as ASEAN postpones year’s first meeting

By Poppy McPherson, Tom Allard and Rozanna Latiff (Reuters) - Unresolved differences about engagement with Myanmar's military rulers are causing discord among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), diplomats…

Philippines says ‘indispensable’ Suu Kyi must be involved in Myanmar peace process

MANILA (Reuters) - Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is "indispensable" in restoring democracy to the military-ruled country and must be included in any peace talks, regardless of her…

Singapore PM backs continued exclusion of Myanmar junta from ASEAN meetings

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's leader said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should continue excluding Myanmar's junta from its meeting until it cooperates on an agreed peace plans. Prime…

Concern in ASEAN over Cambodia PM’s Myanmar visit, Malaysia minister says

By Rozanna Latiff KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's foreign minister said on Thursday that some Southeast Asian countries had reservations about last week's visit to Myanmar by Cambodia's leader, with…

U.N. envoy urges ‘inclusive’ ASEAN approach to Myanmar crisis

(Reuters) - A United Nations special envoy has urged Southeast Asian countries to support international efforts to engage all sides in the crisis in army-ruled Myanmar, days after a top…

Blinken heads to Southeast Asia to deepen cooperation on China pushback

By Humeyra Pamuk and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration will seek to bolster economic and security cooperation with Southeast Asia through a visit to the region next…

Myanmar junta official visits Cambodia after Suu Kyi sentencing

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Myanmar's military-appointed foreign minister, Wunna Maung Lwin, held talks in Cambodia on Tuesday, a day after the junta drew global condemnation for sentencing deposed leader Aung…

Cambodian PM says Myanmar junta has right to attend ASEAN

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) -Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he plans to visit Myanmar for talks with its military rulers and said junta officials should be invited to…

Russia, Southeast Asia conclude first joint naval exercise

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have concluded their first joint naval exercise, Indonesia's navy said on Saturday, as the region faces rising tensions…