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N.Korea fires missile, defying US push for new sanctions

The launch ratchets up tensions on the Korean peninsula.

US supercarrier to arrive in Sea of Japan in days - Pence

'Our expectation is that they will be in the Sea of Japan in position in a matter of days, before the end of this ...

Pyongyang should not 'test Trump's resolve' - VP Pence

'North Korea would do well not to test his [Trump's] resolve, or the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region.'
April 18, 2017 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Trump jokes he's 'gotten nothing' from Xi so far

'I think long-term, we are going to have a very, very great relationship and I look very much forward to it.'
April 07, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

China downplays tensions with US as Xi prepares to meet Trump

The United States has 'serious concerns' on the U.S. trade relationship with China.
April 01, 2017 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee on four-day visit to Vietnam

Singapore is Vietnam's second largest foreign investor, with registered investment of $1.6 billion in 2016.
March 21, 2017 | 09:37 pm GMT+7

Germany hits back at Trump over NATO after icy meeting

However Trump tweeted he had had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
March 20, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Tensions show as Trump, Merkel meet for first time

Merkel's suggestion of a handshake went unheard or ignored by Trump -- an awkward moment in what are usually highly scripted occasions.
March 18, 2017 | 09:48 am GMT+7

Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties

There has been little known contact between the Merkel and Trump since he took office.
March 13, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Vietnam welcomes Japan emperor, empress in first visit

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang greeted Emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko at an official ceremony Wednesday.
March 01, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Trump, Trudeau grapple with differences on refugees, trade

The two leaders made it clear that they did not see eye-to-eye on Trump's travel ban.
February 14, 2017 | 09:33 am GMT+7

US, Japan first ladies: both unconventional yet poles apart

The task of hosting Japanese first lady will fall to Melania during the Abes' stay in Trumps' Florida Mar-a-Lago retreat.
February 11, 2017 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Trump under fire for saying he respects 'killer' Putin

The U.S. President continues to fuel suspicions that he is ready to side with Moscow over allies in Europe.
February 06, 2017 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Japan's Abe hails US ties ahead of Trump inauguration

Shinzo Abe pledged to boost ties with Donald Trump. 
January 20, 2017 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

John Kerry begins farewell tour to Vietnam as successor talks tough on China

Analysts see little significance in the visit this time. Meanwhile, Trump and his team continue to take a tough line on China.
January 13, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7