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.
Talks might be held Sunday on repatriating remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950s conflict.
Court decision could mean 14-year sentence for two reporters investigating Rohingya killings.
Foreign helpers, including some of the world’s best cave divers, also began travelling home.
Protests were fueled by concerns that a draft law to develop economic zones offering land leases of up to 99 years would be dominated by investors from China.
Severe weather has been battering Japan more regularly in recent years, raising questions about the impact of global warming.
Mark Lowcock estimates more than 10 million North Koreans are undernourished, while stressing that humanitarian aid is allowed despite international sanctions on Pyongyang.
Five countries in Asia, already at high risk of slavery, are the most likely to see increase in modern slavery.
Beijing says it ‘cannot accept’ closer ties between self-ruled Taiwan, which it sees as its own territory, and the US government.
Independent Can Company warns of lost business, job cuts as steel prices rise.
China refuses to take the blame for soured talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
Prime Minister Abe visits disaster area, death toll reaches 176, dozens missing.