US presence in Southeast Asia to be upgraded
In a short sentence she delivered a clear message
to the world — “The United States is back in Southeast Asia,” said
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday, signaling
deepening U.S. engagement in the region after years’ of negligence.
UN: Philippines falling behind in AIDS fight
The UN Development Programme on Thursday said
the Philippines has not done enough to curb the rise of HIV
infections in this largely conservative Roman Catholic nation of 90
Country would not be cowed by terror - Indonesian President
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
sent a message of defiance Thursday to the perpetrators of last
week’s deadly suicide attacks in Jakarta, saying the country would
not be cowed by terror.