Southeast Asian nations avoided mention Thursday of China's construction of islands in the South China Sea and a UN-linked arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's claims in the disputed waters in the latest show of China's regional clout.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau directly raised human-rights concerns with Rodrigo Duterte -- including extrajudicial killings carried out by security forces in his country -- in a confrontation Tuesday that the Philippine president later derided as a "personal and official insult."
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he reassured Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Ottawa is searching for a way to dispose of thousands of tons of Canadian trash languishing in the port of Manila.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a sales pitch to core members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Tuesday in hope they will open the door to Canada joining their exclusive and influential circle.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered an impassioned pitch to core members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Tuesday to open the door to Canada joining its exclusive and influential circle.
U.S. President Donald Trump is known for his long, at times aggressive, handshakes with world leaders. But at an international summit in the Philippines on Monday, he struggled briefly with a different kind of handshake.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday offered to mediate in the South China Sea disputes, while his Chinese counterpart played down concerns over Beijing's military buildup and the prospects of war in the contested waters.
Disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea prevented the region's foreign ministers from promptly issuing their joint communique after an annual gathering in Manila, two Southeast Asian diplomats said Sunday.
The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's 'militarization' of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea in a major concession to Beijing.