Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest stabbing suspect after security law protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport early on Thursday on suspicion of stabbing an officer during … Read more

Indonesia seeking its own COVID-19 vaccine amid worry about access

(Reuters) – Indonesia is working to produce its own COVID-19 vaccine next year, amid growing anxiety that developing countries could have difficulty getting access to … Read more

New Zealand’s Ardern loses key aide as election looms amid pandemic battle

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s embattled health minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after … Read more

New Zealand’s Ardern loses key aide as election looms amid pandemic battle

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s embattled health minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest suspect at airport after officer assaulted in security law protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport in the early hours of Thursday on suspicion of attacking … Read more

In legal setback, U.S. judge strikes down Trump asylum restrictions

FILE PHOTO: Members of the Mexican National Guard stand near the border fence between Mexico and the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico July 6, 2019. … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China’s ‘birthday gift’ of security law

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China’s ‘birthday gift’ of security law

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to … Read more