Thailand’s military government’s bid to engage with Myanmar’s military government has caused a visible rift in the members of the Association of South-East Nations (Asean). Most of the Asean members refused to attend the meeting. Thailand defended the initiative as necessary because of the unrest inside Myanmar, and the need not to isolate Myanmar.
“In the by-elections of 9 National Assembly constituencies to be held on Sept.25, Imran himself will contest from all the seats,” the PTI announced on its official Twitter handle.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres also called on the country's new parliament "to urgently adopt all legislation necessary to stabilize the economy and improve governance."
The biggest winner turned out to be the nationalist Christian Lebanese Forces party led by Samir Geagea, one of the harshest critics of Hizbollah. Another big winner is Druze leader Walid Joumblatt whose group won all eight seats they were running for.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCGDXB) issued another advisory regarding the “Temporary Suspension of Consular Operations Due to Post-Election Audit on May 12 and 13 (Thursday and Friday).”
In a phone call Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Marcos the two countries had been "partners through thick an thin", Chinese state television reported Thursday.
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr is heading for a landslide victory, according to an initial unofficial count.
The Minister took the floor at the pre-election rally in that place in order to support the Green candidate Mona Neubauer, when a woman from the audience threw eggs at her.
Since Lebanon's last election in 2018, the country has been rocked by an economic meltdown that the World Bank has blamed on the ruling class, and Beirut was shattered by a massive explosion at the port in 2020.