Critics say such bookings are nothing more than attempts to curry favor with President Donald Trump.
A series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions struck the Pacific Rim late Monday and early Tuesday.
By Associated Press
Trump teased a "major statement" on trade and the trip later this week at the White House, where he is expected to promote congressional Republicans’ plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump wrapped up his 12-day visit to Asia by meeting with the Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte, who is accused of a bloody crackdown over illegal drugs, and by addressing a summit of Southeast Asian nation in hopes they will…
By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump opted Monday to publicly prioritize strategic interests over human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host.
By Larisa Epatko
President Donald Trump leaves Friday for a 12-day, five-nation Asia tour seeking better trade deals and regional cooperation to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
It will be Trump's first visit to the region as president, and it comes as North Korea moves closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the U.S.
By Erica R. Hendry, Jenny Marder, Larisa Epatko, Teresa Carey
Deaths from stun guns. India outlaws "instant" divorce. Killing of teenage boy by police sparks protests in Philippines. Here are 5 important stories you might have missed in last week's news.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about human rights abuses by his government.
By PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has embarked on a five-day trip across Southeast Asia. In the Philippines, he is expected to address President Rodrigo Duterte’s ongoing war on drugs, in which over 2,500 people have been killed. Lindsey Ford, the…
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