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Trump’s North Korea red line could come back to haunt him

In three words of a tweet this week, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump vowed North Korea would never test an intercontinental ballistic missile. "It won't happen!"...

Philippines’ Duterte: ‘bye-bye America’ and we don’t need your money

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for repeal of an agreement on deployment of troops and equipment for...

Philippine senators tell Duterte drug war must be legal, punish rogue...

Philippine senators have criticized the way President Rodrigo Duterte is carrying out his anti-narcotics campaign, saying it should be done within the bounds of...

South Korea’s President Park impeached in parliamentary vote

South Korean lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the...

China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the...

Duterte says felt rapport with Trump, assures U.S.-Philippines ties intact

Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte described as "encouraging" his phone call with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, during which he felt a rapport between...

Thailand’s new king makes first public appearance

Thailand's new king on Friday made his first public appearance since ascending the throne the previous day, ending a period of uncertainty since the...

The terrifying lessons of the Philippines’ vigilante president: Politics Commentary

Every morning in the Philippines, a handful of bodies are found littering the streets. Their faces are often covered in black plastic tape. Sometimes...

Philippines’ Duterte shrugs off Western threats of ICC indictment

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at what he called "bullshit" Western threats to seek his indictment by the International Criminal Court...

Filipinos march in Manila to protest dictator’s divisive burial

Thousands of Filipinos demonstrated on Friday against last week's burial of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos in a heroes' cemetery, showing disdain for the veneration...

Philippine dictator Marcos buried at heroes’ cemetery amid protests

Former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried with military honors at a heroes' cemetery in Manila on Friday, almost 30 years after his death...

Philippines Pres. Duterte says may follow Russia’s withdrawal from ‘useless’ ICC

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he might follow Russia and withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing criticism from Western nations...

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