Topic: Surin Pitsuwan
Disputes at the summit illustrate the difficulty of forging a Southeast Asian consensus over dealing with an increasingly assertive China.
A week of clashes in western Myanmar has left at least 84 people dead and forced some 22,000 into crowded camps along the coast, putting pressure on the government.
Regional diplomats stepped up efforts Monday to end the clashes along a disputed border between Thailand and Cambodia.
04/25/2011 02:27 pm
Calls for intervention have met firm rejections from Bangkok, even as Thailand-Cambodia clashes that have already killed 10 people continued into their fourth day.
02/07/2011 10:04 am
The US secretary of State's presence is meant to send a signal that Southeast Asia matters – and that the US is watching Chinese influence in the region.
07/23/2009 01:00 am
A donor conference Sunday pledged some $100 million, but participating nations said aid was conditional on greater access.
05/27/2008 01:00 am
United Nations chief Ban Ki Moon arrived Thursday and hopes to meet Burma's leader Gen. Than Shwe today.
05/23/2008 01:00 am