|Title:|| ||*Youtube search for Burma OR Myanmar - Philippines* (video)
|Description/subject:|| ||About 393,000 results (August 2017)|
|Language:|| ||English, Burmese (á€»á€™á€”á€¹á€™á€¬á€˜á€¬á€žá€¬)|
|Source/publisher:|| ||Various sources via Youtube|
|Format/size:|| ||Adobe Flash or html5|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||23 August 2017|
|Title:|| ||Manila Stands Firm on Burma - An Interview with Alberto G. Romulo
|Date of publication:|| ||April 2005|
|Description/subject:|| ||Foreign Secretary Romulo Says Philippines Position â€œVery Clearâ€...
"...Political disquiet within Southeast Asia about Burmaâ€™s assumption of the chairmanship of Asean at the end of 2006 is particularly strong in the Philippines. But where does the Manila government stand on the issue? The Irrawaddy interviewed Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo on this issue, and others now occupying his governmentÂ…
Question: Singaporeâ€™s foreign minister George Yeo and the President of the Philippine Senate, Franklin Drilon, are among those opposed to Burma taking over the chairmanship of Asean at the end of 2006. What is the policy position of the Philippines on the issue?
Answer: The Philippinesâ€™ position has been very clear, repeated by President Arroyo in various Asean forums...Hanoi, Vientiane, Jakarta [and during] the visit of Burmaâ€™s Prime Minister Soe Win [to the Philippines] last month. We believe the roadmap to democracy should be followed. We urge that in that roadmap to democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi be released and that the NLD [take part in] the all-inclusive party convention. We have urged them to consider the request of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan for his special envoy Ismael Razali to be received and invited in Myanmar. So these are points that we have been stressing..."|
|Source/publisher:|| ||"The Irrawaddy" Vol. 13, No. 4|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||27 April 2006|