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US State Department

Trump makes it harder for Southeast Asians to obtain US visas

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An increasing number of acts of terrorism and violent attacks, the spread of Islamist ideas and serious incidents of human trafficking from Southeast Asia...
US stops arms sales to Philippines

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It must have been a discovery for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that his actions do have consequences. The US State Department halted the planned sale...
Obama finally lifts all economic sanctions on Myanmar

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US President Barack Obama on October 7 finally announced the lifting of US sanctions on Myanmar, acknowledging that the country has pursued political reforms...
Duterte says farewell to US troops in the Philippines

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on September 28 that the early October joint military exercise between the Philippines and the US would be the...
Brunei caning astonishes business world

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By sentencing two foreign workers of Thai nationality to "strokes of the cane" for overstaying their visa and work permit, Brunei has caused disconcertment...
Myanmar helpless against drug dynamics

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Myanmar has pushed back its self-imposed drug eradication deadline by five years as the nation struggles to combat resurgent production of opium and methamphetamine. The...
Clinton Arrival

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made short visits to Brunei and East Timor this week to hold talks on political and economic issues...