Government And Politics

Philippine Supreme Court upholds expulsion of chief justice

Jun 19, 2018

The Philippine Supreme Court has upheld the expulsion of its chief justice, the authoritarian president's highest-ranking critic, in a final ruling that critics warned is unconstitutional and threatens judicial independence

S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

Jun 19, 2018

South Korea says it believes the suspension of military drills with the U.S. in August will help maintain momentum in talks with North Korea on ending its nuclear program

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Asian stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

Jun 18, 2018

The Philippine justice secretary has revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation

The Latest: Trump slams media coverage of North Korea summit

Jun 18, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump is continuing his assault on the media by suggesting that its coverage of the North Korea summit would have been more favorable had his predecessor done it

The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

Jun 18, 2018

Authorities in western Japan say the death toll from Monday's strong earthquake has risen to four

2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

Jun 18, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed that their athletes will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia

Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi

Jun 18, 2018

A Philippine military official says airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants whose leaderhelped lead a five-month siege in southern Marawi city last year

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Jun 18, 2018

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.