Government And Politics

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership

May 29, 2019

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial bilateral relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea

May 28, 2019

UN report reveals rights abuses behind thriving markets in North Korea

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

May 28, 2019

China has begin five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control through a process of sinicization

Trump, Japan's Abe at odds over North Korean missile tests

May 27, 2019

President Donald Trump says he's not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on four-day state visit

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment

May 27, 2019

North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "human defect" after he described its recent tests of short-range missile as a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions

The Latest: Trump agrees with Kim on Biden's "low IQ"

May 27, 2019

In Tokyo, Trump sides with NKorea's Kim Jong Un on Biden's "low IQ"

On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser

May 26, 2019

When it comes to North Korea, President Donald Trump seems to be contradicting his national security adviser

Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

May 26, 2019

Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades, has died at age 98.

The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade

May 25, 2019

President Donald Trump has begun a state visit to Japan by needling the U.S. ally over its trade imbalance with the United States

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

May 25, 2019

President Donald Trump has opened a state visit to Japan by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the U.S., teasing "Maybe that's why you like me so much."