MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines’ top diplomat says President Rodrigo Duterte has been consistent in his desire to improve ties with China but not at the expense of the country’s sovereignty.
BANGKOK (ANN News Desk) - Tensions between the United States and North Korea continues to threaten the uneasy peace that the region is accustomed to with several regional players raising alarms and taking precaution.
Bangkok (ANN News Desk) - US President Donald Trump's executive order on what he describes as trade "cheaters" has many countries in Asia scratching their heads and questioning US policy in the region.
Taipei/Tokyo (The Japan News/ANN) - The United States is considering a new package of arms sales to Taiwan ahead of a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his United States counterpart Donald Trump.
NEW DELHI (DataLeads/ ANN) - A record number of women now use contraception in Asia. The latest figures from the UN's Department of Economic and Social Affairs show wide disparities in the use of contraceptives within Asia.
ORIENTAL MINDORO, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte recalled telling a US envoy that he was surprised that the United States, which wanted to avoid trouble in the South China Sea, did not take immediate action when it spotted China’s construction of structures on artificial islands it had built in the disputed waters.