President Rodrigo Duterte has set limits on how far Beijing can go in seeking resources in waters claimed by the Philippine government.
North Korea has warned it might respond to the resumption of the joint drills, possibly by resuming provocative nuclear and missile tests.
Washington and Seoul maintain that a looming trade dispute will not impact their continued security cooperation to deal with the North Korean nuclear threat.
In Los Angeles, home to one of the largest Asian populations in the US, festivals are held over several weekends.
South Korea’s efforts to engage North Korea in denuclearization talks with the US has defused talk of a bloody nose strike.
Agreement is in jeopardy following disputes between Australian states about how much water is allocated to agriculture and environmental needs.
Month after Myanmar and Bangladesh reach agreement to begin process, refugees have expressed concern about their safety if they return.
The skit featured actors in monkey and giraffe costumes, while the actress in blackface donned an exaggerated false bottom and a basket of fruit on her head.
There were two other knife attacks in the cities of Medan and Samarinda in 2016.
South Korea seems willing to downplay the North’s human rights violations to resolve the nuclear standoff, while the U.S. used the issue to pressure Pyongyang.
Kim Jong Un is employing a sophisticated sports diplomacy strategy to counter Trump’s pressure campaign, analysts say; his father tried a similar move with basketball.
At the PyeongChang Olympics the North’s cheering squad is under constant surveillance, and members were likely told their families will suffer if they try to seek asylum in South Korea.