Washington has placed financial sanctions on a department in the Chinese Defense Ministry, and its top administrator, for its recent purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems
(UPDATED) China immediately says it was hopeful of better relations, while Taiwan insists its ties with the Vatican were safe
The Trump administration also faces criticism at home and abroad for barring entry to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries
(UPDATED) The comments follow a combative series of tweets claiming Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on US goods were seeking to influence knife-edge midterm congressional elections in November
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The allegation adds an explosive new element to a tense situation after Trump pulled the trigger on 10% tariffs against another $200 billion in Chinese goods from next week, with a threat of more tariffs on another $267 billion
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defends the drill, which he says does not aim to target 'a particular nation'
(4th UPDATE) Here is a list of countries that have extended their condolences to the Philippines after Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)
In the high-rise city of Hong Kong, the government describes the damage as 'severe and extensive' with more than 300 people injured in Mangkhut, which triggered the maximum T10 typhoon alert
Authorities say some 10 million people in the Philippines are in the storm's path
If there will be further delays, President Duterte warns he'll invite interested parties to submit their position papers to him, and he will make his choice in 'about 30 minutes'
Around 70 officials stormed into the Zion Church – housed on the third floor of a nondescript office building in the north of the capital – after its Sunday afternoon service, says church pastor Jin Mingri
Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Special Affairs Bureau Director Edith Cardenas says 'this is not the first' time a foreign flag was raised at the House of Representatives
A senior Chinese official says his country hopes that North Korea and the US could implement the outcome of the June nuclear summit in Singapore and work to preserve peaceful talks
(UPDATED) The South China Morning Post, owned by Jack Ma's Alibaba, quotes a company spokesman as saying that 'Ma remains the company's executive chairman' and will only 'provide transition plans'
'In my humble view, the ideal approach is for China to think of itself as the Big Uncle to many nephews in the family,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
The tariffs do not appear to have dented the appetite for Chinese-made products in the United States
President Donald Trump threatened to slap another more tariffs on all imported Chinese goods, says another $200 billion 'could take place very soon'
'Rock Solid' has placed Malacañang in the uncomfortable position of having to explain why it treats a historic win for the country like a mad wife
The measure comes on the heels of new efforts by the government to regulate China's highly popular video game industry, including restrictions on the number of new releases to address concerns over children's eyesight
Google's reported exploratory foray into China prompts US lawmakers to ask Facebook and Twitter executives if they have similar plans
Li Zhanshu, a member of the Communist Party's 7-member politburo standing committee, is invited by the North Korean government and its ruling Workers Party, the official news agency Xinhua says
Videos circulating on social media show a scantily-clad dancer in hot pants shimmying up and down a pole to thumping music as stunned children in marching band uniforms look on
BRP Gregorio del Pilar will be towed to Subic for repairs, says military spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo
Xi offers the funding at the start of a two-day China-Africa summit that focused on his cherished Belt and Road initiative. The money – to be spent over the next 3 years – comes on top of $60 billion Beijing offered in 2015.
The disease has been discovered in 5 Chinese provinces
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will become the world's biggest free trade pact if an agreement is reached
China does not push its partners to strengthen environmental protections. For this reason, trading intensively with China is especially likely to generate high levels of pollution in developing countries.
'These comments... were based on so-called information that is yet to be verified and has no factual basis,' Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing.
In China, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano makes a 'nonconfrontational' protest in a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
The Chinese foreign ministry excludes a reporter from the Sankei Shimbun from a media pool covering the start of a meeting between China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Japanese vice foreign minister Takeo Akiba
'A lot of people, like me, feel that the US is first in the world when it comes to twisting the truth, and irresponsible and absurd logic,' Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying says in a regular press briefing
US President Donald Trump insists his relationship with Kim Jong-un remains 'very good'
The Filipina spikers drop to the classification round of the 2018 Asian Games volleyball tournament
Esteemed novelist Yan Lianke says Beijing needs to face up to its human rights issues, but visiting politicians 'don't really care about these things now'
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'In a purpose-driven foreign policy, how many doesn't really matter,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano as he is grilled by Senator Risa Hontiveros
The Philippine women's volleyball team faces an extremely tough test against world powerhouse China in their 2018 Asian Games quarterfinal match
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Japan's 2018 defense white paper also takes aim at China's rise as a military power, saying Beijing is sparking 'strong security concerns in the region and international community, including Japan'
The report did not indicate whether the new policy would raise the limit or allow an unlimited number of children
China's ban on imported trash could not only wipe out work for elderly cardboard collectors but would also be devastating for the cities' depots too
Police have arrested a 27-year-old driver on suspicion of raping and killing a female passenger who used the app to hail a carpool ride
'All parties concerned should... show more sincerity and flexibility, instead of being capricious and put the blame on others,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang
(UPDATED) State media says an investigation is underway into the cause of the fire
'This is a decision that affects not just El Salvador, but also the economic health and security of the entire Americas region,' the White House says
At least 7 foreign and 5 local companies are gunning to be the next major telco player
The latest action completes the first round of $50 billion in Chinese products that President Donald Trump targeted with Beijing striking back at American products dollar-for-dollar at each step
The projects include a railway connecting Malaysia's east coast to southern Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, and two gas pipelines
Chinese coach Li Nan admits that it's hard to stop Fil-Am NBA player Jordan Clarkson