Blinken calls on China, ASEAN countries to hold Myanmar accountable

Blinken calls on China, ASEAN countries to hold Myanmar accountable

BANGKOK, July 10 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday urged China and members of the Southeast Asian bloc ASEAN to put pressure on Myanmar’s rulers to return to democracy and to hold it accountable to a peace deal agreed with the group. “It is incumbent on China and in China’s interest … Read more

Thailand legalizes growing, consumption of marijuana

Thailand legalizes growing, consumption of marijuana

BANGKOK, June 9 (Reuters) – Thailand legalized the growing of marijuana and its consumption in food and drinks on Thursday, the first Asian country to do so, with the aim of boosting its agriculture and tourism sectors but smoking pot is still against the law . Shoppers queued up at outlets selling cannabis-infused drinks, sweets … Read more

Exclusive: Biden to waive tariffs for 24 months on solar panels hit by probe

Exclusive: Biden to waive tariffs for 24 months on solar panels hit by probe

US President Joe Biden walks across the South Lawn after disembarking from Marine One as he returns from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with the first lady at the White House in Washington, US, June 5, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will … Read more