Attacks by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters have killed at least 11 people over the past month on the ever-restive southern island Mindanao.
A total of 19 agreements were signed to fund large-scale infrastructure projects including seaports, expressways and an airport.
The fact that the NLD-led government has pressed ahead with the trial indicates the limits of international condemnation.
Beijing pushed its influence over six-country waterway.
The US president spoke by telephone Wednesday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
UN Children Fund's senior advisor says basic living conditions and access to lifesaving services urgently need to be improved
Meeting held amid push by China to build more dams that are altering the water flow and raising environmental concerns.
The South Korean leader credited President Trump with facilitating inter-Korean talks but conceded that the US military threat poses a dilemma.
China opened four new flight routes in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan says they violate results of negotiations in 2015.
President Macron reaches out to Beijing for help in balancing trade between Europe and China as global united front against unfair Chinese trade practices grows.
The North voiced support for sending high-level officials and athletes, while the South is proposing further military talks and family reunions.
Tuesday’s high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul will focus on the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, but may also lead to further security-related dialogue.