Leaders in the outlying island province of Sulu may fear they won’t share power in a region designed to give Muslims state aid and control of local resources.
A string of events point to expansion of Chinese naval forces; experts call the disputed South China Sea a top priority – not only for Beijing.
Votes on January 21 and February 6 are expected to determine the scope of the Bangsamoro autonomous region, which was set up to help stop decades of violent rebellion.
Vietnam depends on manufactured exports, It just got cheaper to ship those to major markets such as Canada and Japan.
Indonesia opened a base last month in the Natuna Islands near Borneo after years of trying to stop Chinese ships.
US officials have not approved an F-35 sale to Taiwan, defense analysts say, despite informal expressions of interest.
The UK as an ally of the United States might use an Asia military base to monitor China’s expansion in a disputed sea.
Chinese President Xi Jinping asks Taiwan for unification, The self-ruled island’s leader calls on China to give it respect.
The Philippine archipelago lacks the infrastructure and low costs of its Southeast Asian neighbors but the skilled workforce could lure some factory owners
A draft decree set to take effect Jan. 1 requires providers of social media, e-commerce and email to make user data available to Vietnamese authorities.
Beijing has a military lead in the South China Sea, where five other governments contest its sovereignty; it wants the U.S. to stay out.
Thousands of citizens in the Southeast Asian country’s two biggest cities blared airhorns and cruised around in flag-bearing trucks after soccer tournament wins
Special economic zones, real estate and spillover from the Sino-US trade war tempt Chinese investors.
The Philippine armed forces are recommending martial law be extended through 2019 on the island of Mindanao, which has long been subject to rebel violence.
An American think tank says satellite imagery shows China installed a platform on Bombay Reef in the Paracel Islands, which Vietnam calls its own.
Mike Pence focused publicly Wednesday on issues other than trade at meetings with Asian leaders in Singapore.
Blunt language between US and Chinese officials eased their showdown in the South China Sea.
President Xi Jinping of China is expected to speak with his counterpart in Manila about infrastructure funding and exploration for undersea fuels.
The Beijing government says it will share information from weather stations in the contested Spratly Island.
Fears of a debt trap and resentment of Chinese maritime expansion may turn Southeast Asian leaders’ heads toward Western powers.