Day: December 30, 2022

46 Malaysia-Bound Rohingya Refugees Make It to Thailand

Following reports over the past weeks of dozens of Rohingya refugees being feared drowned after having jumped into the sea from their boats, it appears now that at least 46 have made it to Thailand this week. The Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Center reported on its Facebook page Sunday that

In 2022, AP Photographers Captured Pain of a Changing Planet

In 2022, photographers with The Associated Press captured signs of a planet in distress as climate change reshaped many lives. That distress was seen in the scarred landscapes in places where the rains failed to come. It was felt in walloping storms, land-engulfing floods, suffocating heat and wildfires no longer

Indonesia Pledged To Make ASEAN Motor Of Peace, Growth

Indonesia pledged to make ASEAN a motor of peace and stability, and also an epicentre of economic growth, said Indonesian Foreign Minister, Retno Marsudi, when meeting with her Malaysian counterpart Zambry Abdul Kadir yesterday. Indonesia will start its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) chairmanship for 2023, after completing its

President Jokowi meets ASEAN secretary general at Merdeka Palace

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with a delegation led by ASEAN Secretary General Dato Lim Jock Hoi at Merdeka Palace here on Friday. Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi, who was also present at the meeting, said that Lim Jock Hoi’s visit was aimed at expressing his gratitude for Indonesia’s support to ASEAN when