U.S. President Donald Trump continues his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. A Chinese military jet is spotted on a Beijing-held island. Plus, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence announces his Asia itinerary. VOA’s Steve Miller has your Asia news, in a minute.
Myanmar’s de facto leader acknowledges there is violence in the Rakhine state, but says it is not ethnic cleansing. Philippines President Duterte orders troops to occupy holdings in the South China Sea. A U.S. admiral acknowledges what hasn’t worked with North Korea. VOA’s Steve Miller reports.
What will U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discuss at the United Nations later this month? How much progress is being made on the South China Sea code of conduct? Plus, who may be South Korea’s next president? VOA’s Steve Miller has your Asia news, in a minute.