Southeast Asian leaders have gathered in Bangkok for a three-day summit expected to be dominated by trade. ASEAN members are trying to finalize a China-backed plan to create the world's biggest free trade area.
A Chinese company’s attempt to lease an entire island in the Solomon Islands was unlawful and will not be allowed to go ahead, the Pacific archipelago’s government has announced.
Beijing to host conference following collapse of the talks between Taliban and the US.
The Samoan Government said representatives from eight other Pacific Island nations would be attending today's forum, however the Pacific countries who recognised Taiwan would not be represented.
The two leaders are also not expected to discuss Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and the turbulence in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protesters are on the streets challenging the Chinese authority in the erstwhile British territory.
A recent trend of Asian companies shutting factories in China and shifting them home would help lower their dependence on China, economists said.
Thousands of students in Hong Kong have boycotted the first day of the new term in a fresh wave of protests, after a tense weekend...
“We have some concern that China is using the same playbook used in the South China Sea, creating facts on the ground until such time that it is too late for anyone to object.”
Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution.
China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said.