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Pence issues sharp rebuke to Myanmar's Suu Kyi over 'persecution' of Rohingya
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence voiced the Trump administration's strongest condemnation yet of Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims on Wednesday, telling leader Aung San Suu Kyi that "persecution" by her country's army was "without excuse". Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung S
Pence tells Aung San Suu Kyi the persecution of Rohingya is 'without excuse'
US Vice President Mike Pence and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Singapore, November 14, 2018.
'We are here to stay' — Pence says he personally challenged China with a South China Sea flyby
The vice president flew through the South China Sea Tuesday, reportedly to send a message to the Chinese.He described his flyby as something of a "freedom-of-navigation" operation, The Washington Post reported.Speaking earlier in Tokyo, he stressed that "authoritarianism and aggression have no place
Pence: "All-Out Cold War" Coming If China Doesn't Change Course; "We Won't Back Down"
TheWashington Post'sJosh Rogin has revealed stunning comments issued by Vice President Mike Pence during a conversation between the two aboard Air Force Two as the VP traveled for an official trip to Asia this week, where he landed in Singapore for regional summits highlighting Indo-Pacific security
Pence confronts Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis
Why it matters:Suu Kyi has remained silent as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled to Bangladesh and thousands more were killed at the hands of Myanmar's military, causing some international organizationsto strip her of awardsgiven for her previous work on human rights. Pence also addressed thejai
Pence confronts Myanmar's Suu Kyi over Rohingya persecution
"In America, we believe in democratic institutions and ideals, including a free and independent press," Pence said. "The arrests and jailing of two journalists last fall was deeply troubling to millions of Americans."
Trump makes Pence deal with the world so he can hide after election defeat
The L.A. Timesnotes that Trump has gone from a frenzied pace of up to three campaign rallies in a day before the election, to sulking in a corner after it. The paper reports that Trump “has retreated into a cocoon of bitterness and resentment, according to multiple administration sources.”
PM Modi, Pence discuss defence, trade and cooperation in Indo-Pacific - Warm welcome
Warm welcomePrime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Mike Pence held talks on Wednesday on a wide range of bilateral and global issues of mutual interests including defence and trade cooperation, ways to counter terrorism and the need for maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.Pence refe
Pence Chides Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Human Rights in Tense Meeting
“The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh is without excuse,” Pence continued. “I’m anxious to hear about the progress that you’re making in holding those accountable who are responsible for the violence that displaced so many hu
Opinion | Mike Pence gives some tough love to Aung San Suu Kyi
SINGAPORE – Myanmar’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, got more than she bargained for after she requested a meeting with Vice President Pence here Wednesday. Pence repeatedly called on her to pardon two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar and pressed her to protect the Rohingya, Muslim vict
Pence Courts Asian Allies in Pushback to China: Summit Update
Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed the U.S.’scommitmentto a “free and open” South China Sea during a meeting Wednesday with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summits. “We share your desire for a binding Asean code of conduct t
Pence's Chief Of Staff Nick Ayers To Replace John Kelly As WH Chief Of Staff?
General John Kelly, the current WH Chief of Staff, is on the outs with the Commander-in-chief and it looks like he might be gone before Christmas or the end of the year. Kelly was responsible for trying to implement order and structure inside the White House after Reince Priebus was fired.
Vice President Pence pushes Japan for bilateral free trade agreement
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, keeping up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with the United States, said on Tuesday American goods and services too often faced barriers in Japan and a bilateral trade agreement offered the best way forward.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites Pence, says 'India-Ana'
Through his translator, Modi said that when he met Pence in the US in 2017 he told him that "Indiana" (INDIA-Ana) in Hindi, meaning "To come to India."
Pence calls persecution of Rohingya inexcusable | TheStarTV.com
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi that the violence and persecution by her country's military and vigilantes that sent more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh was inexcusable. Pence's comments came off the back of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha
Japan's Abe, Pence to visit Australia amid China concerns
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Rohingya Persecution: Pence issues sharp rebuke to Suu Kyi
"The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh is without excuse," Pence told Suu Kyi in remarks open to the media before they went into private talks on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit in Singapore.
Pence Condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi For Treatment Of Rohingya, Imprisoned Journalists
Updated at 9:30 a.m. ETVice President Mike Pence had strong words for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a regional summit being held in Singapore, calling out her country's brutal military campaign against minority Rohingya Muslims and the imprisonment of two prominent journalists.Pence told Suu Ky
Mike Pence condemns 'persecution' of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims
While sitting next to the Myanmar leader, he said: “The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh is without excuse.”
Pence ready for all-out Cold War on China if Beijing refuses to bow to all US demands -- Sott.net
© Whitehotpix/Global Look PressFrontier soldiers practice sabreplay in Heihe, Heilongjiang province of China.Washington expects Beijing to undertake a dramatic change in all of its policies to accommodate US demands and is prepared for prolonged hostilities if it does not, Vice President Mike Pence