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Philippine navy chief removed for questioning frigate deal

Dec 20, 2017

The Philippine defense secretary says he has removed the navy chief from his post after the latter defiantly opposed an already-approved deal to buy two frigates from a South Korean shipbuilder and caused delays to the acquisition of the warships

Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions

Dec 12, 2017

Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014

Doctor: Kim Jong Nam's underwear soiled, pupils contracted

Nov 27, 2017

A Malaysian doctor has testified at the trial of two women accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader that the victim's pupils contracted and his underwear was soiled with feces, both signs of poisoning

Philippine economy grows 6.9 percent in last quarter

Nov 16, 2017

Philippine economy grows at faster than expected 6.9 percent annual pace in last quarter, helped by spending on pay hikes for government personnel

The Latest: Trump leaves uncertain Asia capitals in his wake

Nov 14, 2017

For all the pageantry and promises on his lengthy Asia trip, President Donald Trump is returning to Washington with few concrete accomplishments in hand and leaving uncertain Asian capitals in his wake

Trump: Asia trip 'tremendously successful'

Nov 14, 2017

Wrapping up his trip to Asia, President Donald Trump is hailing a "tremendous amount of work" on trade and says nations around the globe have been put on notice that the U.S. will demand improved trading conditions

The Latest: Trump hopeful on return of detained UCLA players

Nov 14, 2017

President Donald Trump says he's hopeful that three American college basketball players detained in China will get to come home soon

The Latest: Trump says he believes in US intel agencies

Nov 12, 2017

President Donald Trump says he believes in the U.S. intelligence agencies despite his past skepticism about Russian meddling in the 2016 election

11 Trade ministers reach deal on Pacific trade without US

Nov 11, 2017

11 Trade ministers reach deal on Pacific trade without US

The Latest: Compromise found on Pacific trade without US

Nov 11, 2017

The Latest: Trade ministers say they have reached a basic agreement on a Pacific Rim trade pact