President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) leaders to respect each countries’ independence in the region and find their place in the international arena.
MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced pushback on Saturday at a regional summit in his efforts to weaken Southeast Asian resistance to Chinese expansionism in the contested South China Sea, diplomats said.
VIENNA - "We mortals do not understand you." That's the heartfelt cry from former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres, pleading with scientists to use everyday language to help counter growing public mistrust.
HONG KONG - Nine democracy activists were arrested in Hong Kong Thursday over an anti-Beijing protest, according to campaign groups, in the latest swoop by police as protesters say they are being persecuted.