Manila Eases Path for Beijing at Asian Summit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte concluded an annual meeting of Southeast Asian nations with warm words for China—the neighboring power whose territorial claims have galvanized opposition from some of the region’s smaller nations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

Southeast Asian Nations to Go Easy on Beijing Over South China Sea Expansion

Members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders' summit on Saturday in Manila......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 27th, 2017

China FinMin Unexpectedly Skips Asian Trade Summit To Attend "Emergency Meeting"

Coming a time when traders and analysts are looking with growing concerns toward Beijing, riddled by deja vu memories of the China-induced near-bear market of 2016 .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 5th, 2017

ASEAN firms up South China Sea stance as Beijing lobbies over statement

Southeast Asian countries have altered a statement to be issued at Saturday's ASEAN summit to include references to militarization and island-building in the South China Sea, the latest draft shows, ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 29th, 2017

China and the Philippines have turned the corner on one of their biggest disputes, but the path ahead is unclear

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte returned from an eventful jaunt to China 10 days ago, and since then Manila and Beijing's dealings over one of their most contentious disputes appear to have advanced, but how those dealings will p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2016

"Let me tell you about human rights": Duterte defends record in speech to US, East Asia

Thomson ReutersVIENTIANE (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday defended his country's human rights record at a regional summit in Laos, urging East Asian leaders and the United States to help Manila eradicate the scourge of illicit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Tiny Laos Gets a Rare Moment in the Sun

Secretive, communist Laos hosts U.S. President Barack Obama and leaders from China and Russia in coming days. How this tiny country handles the East Asia summit could go a long way to shaping ties between Beijing, Washington and Asian nations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 2nd, 2016

Prime Minister to hold 9 bilateral meetings on sidelines of ASEAN meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold nine bilateral meetings with leaders of South-East Asian countries on the sidelines of the India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit with a focus on key areas of counter........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinessline16 hr. 0 min. ago

EPA eases path for new chemicals, raising health fears

After EPA streamlines approval process, critics say that the agency is skipping vital steps that protect the public from hazardous chemicals......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJan 17th, 2018

China Flies Military Aircraft Into Airspace Claimed by Seoul

South Korea scrambled warplanes after five Chinese military aircraft flew into airspace claimed by Seoul, days after the two countries’ leaders held a summit meeting in Beijing intended to reset troubled relations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 18th, 2017

Google Seeks Path Back to China With AI Lab

Search giant Google opened an artificial-intelligence lab in Beijing in a bid to attract China’s tech prodigies and strengthen its standing in the restrictive market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2017

PM Modi to address Shangri La dialogue in June next year

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong in his speech at the closing ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila confirmed that Modi will speak at the dialogue.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

China or the U.S.? Asian Nations" Answer: Neither

The revival of TPP as well as a ‘quad’ of democracies to counter Beijing show that Asia has alternatives to the narrative of China unseating the U.S. to dominate the region......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

Trump skips East Asia Summit, sends Tillerson

The meetings in Manila were approximately 90 minutes behind schedule......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 14th, 2017

Modi, Trump vow India & US to have world"s greatest armies: 10 developments

On Monday, PM Modi and President Trump held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Manila, during which they discussed a range of key issues, including defence and security.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 14th, 2017

Trump "likes" Modi, India-US relationship to get stronger: White House

The comments came hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held their second bilateral meeting in Manila on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

Modi in Manila: Bilateral meet with Trump and top 10 items on PM"s agenda

PM Modi and US President Trump are likely to have a bilateral meeting on Monday on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Manila.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

India, US, Japan, Australia hold 1st quad talks in Manila to counter China

Meeting comes ahead of ASEAN summit that is likely to discus China's military expansion in the South China Sea.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

Modi in Manila for ASEAN Summit: Bilateral trade, investment top agenda

Modi will be in Philippines to attend the India-Asean and East Asia summit today.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

After Trump"s Bonhomie in Beijing, a Trade Face-Off Brews

A genial but largely vacuous summit in Beijing may go down in history as the prelude to a U.S.-China confrontation over trade, writes Andrew Browne......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 12th, 2017

Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea dispute

The South China Sea was discussed in Beijing on an earlier leg of Trump’s 12-day Asian tour......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 12th, 2017