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Philippines: China offers more than US

The United States (US) is projecting “strategic confusion” in the South China Sea, the Philippines’ top diplomat said, prompting the Southeast Asian nation to deepen its ties with China.

22 May 2019

Will Trump target Indonesia next?

Indonesia is worried about being targeted by Donald Trump in a wider protectionist push, as trade tensions between the United States (US) and China continue to escalate, a senior minister said.

15 May 2019

Kim sends “personal” message to Trump

North Korea's Kim Jong-un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a "powerful warhead", state media reported Thursday, in the first test of its kind since nuclear negotiations with Washington stalled.

The test marks a ratcheting up of tensions weeks after a summit between Kim and United States (US) President Donald Trump collapsed without agreement.

18 April 2019

Third Kim-Trump summit a possibility

United States (US) President Donald Trump said Thursday he is considering a potential third nuclear summit with North Korea's leader.

"We will be discussing that and potential meetings, further meetings with North Korea and Kim Jong-un," Trump said in the Oval Office at the start of talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

13 April 2019

Facebook needs fixing now!

Facebook, Inc. on Wednesday announced a ban on praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism on Facebook and Instagram, which the media giant said it will start enforcing next week. 

30 March 2019

North Korea and US vow to keep talking

North Korea on Friday promised further negotiations with the United States (US) despite a spectacular failure to strike a nuclear deal at their Hanoi summit, with both sides keeping the door of diplomacy open.

The high-stakes second meeting between the North's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump broke up in disarray Thursday, without even a joint statement.

3 March 2019

Trump, Kim end summit abruptly

The United States (US) and North Korea on Friday put forward starkly different accounts over the breakdown of a high-stakes summit in Hanoi but offered guarded hope that they could meet again.

1 March 2019

The Vietnam model for North Korea

In Hanoi, Vietnam, this week for his second summit with United States (US) President Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s 35-year-old leader, will not only be looking for a deal with the US on the nuclear issue.

27 February 2019

Nuclear weapons on menu at Trump-Kim dinner

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet Wednesday in Hanoi for the second date in an unlikely friendship that the United States (US) president hopes will push North Korea's reclusive leader closer to reaching a deal on his nuclear arsenal.

27 February 2019

Grinning Kim arrives in Vietnam

Jovial North Korean leader Kim Jong-un grinned and waved as he walked the red carpet from a Vietnamese rail station Tuesday, as flag-waving children and white-uniformed honour guards greeted him after a marathon two-and-a-half-day rail journey across China.

26 February 2019