Taiwan has lost three formal diplomatic allies to China since 2016, and strengthening informal ties with Washington offset them.
Advocates say human rights, abductions must carry as much weight as nuclear missiles.
A seven-member delegation from Washington is in Beijing to address concerns about China’s economic policies as both look to avoid trade war.
China’s Defense and Foreign Ministries deny the accusation.
These economic investments are prohibited by UN sanctions and would require a Security Council exemption.
New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says America’s ‘eyes are wide open’ on negotiations with North Korea.
May and June bring cyclones and monsoons to southeastern Bangladesh; aid groups warn harsh weather will cause landslides, floods, and disease outbreaks in refugee camps.
First inter-Korean summit in 11 years marked a historic first step toward reconciliation. but many experts are wary of North Korea's rapprochement.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says his country and Kuwait must sign a new agreement before more workers can go.
Burmese metropolis, residents say, losing its traditions as a massive influx of Chinese migrants reshapes it in their own likeness.