A report from the United States says China's plans pose risks to the ecology and would dim claims by five other Asian governments to the area.
The foreign ministry in Hanoi renewed its call for damages after a US jury ordered one producer of the defoliant to pay a defendant in an unrelated case.
Washington just let Taiwan’s president make two high-profile stopovers despite China and chastised El Salvador for switching ties from Taipei to Beijing.
President Rodrigo Duterte is getting fed up with crime, corruption and violent rebel groups two years into a six-year term, experts say.
China fumes whenever Taiwanese leaders stop in the United States, usually en route to see allies in Latin America.
Vietnam’s inflation reached 3.29 percent in the first half of 2018, a spike in consumer prices in 2008 contributed to a slow spot in economic growth.
China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam see their currencies weaken against the U.S. dollar.
Philippine sources say China will accept just 40 percent of any oil or gas found in a sea disputed by the two countries.
The Chinese transport ministry said it would station the search-and-rescue vessel in the Spratly Islands partly to honor international treaties.
President Tsai Ing-wen will stop twice in the United States over China’s objections on her way to shore up ties with old friends Belize and Paraguay.
A network of highway checkpoints lets troops keep militants outside cities on the island of Mindanao and double up patrols of the countryside.
Philippine legislators this week approved the Bangsamoro Organic Law, which gives money, resources and control to a Muslim region in the south.
Families are packing into congested temporary shelters and expect to stay up to five years as their old family homes were destroyed in a 2017 civil war.
Communication authorities ordered a 3-month suspension of the Tuoi Tre news website over allegations it ran a report that upset national unity
At a summit with EU leaders in Beijing this week, Chinese officials called for a stronger partnership with European trading bloc.
Hours spent by Western allied ships in the sea claimed by China have hit a high so far this year, They effectively curb Chinese expansion, analysts say.
The Philippine president once spurned the United States and courted China, but now Manila and Washington are doing naval exercises in a sea claimed by Beijing.
Beijing says it ‘cannot accept’ closer ties between self-ruled Taiwan, which it sees as its own territory, and the US government.