US Ambassador to Philippines tapped by Washington as next envoy to Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration has nominated the current U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim, to serve as the next U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, it was announced Wednes...

'US will stand by the Philippines, improving Beijing-Manila ties not a cause for concern'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Speaking in Manila on Wednesday, Dec. 19 the U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim said that Washington is not worried about improving ties between the Duterte admi...

US returns disputed church bells to Philippines

Three church bells seized by American troops in 1901 were returned to the Philippines on Tuesday. US officials handed over the Bells of Balangiga to the Philippine defense chief in a solemn ceremony ...

The Latest: Trump reply to Kim letter delivered to NKorea FM

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on U.S. warnings on violating sanctions on North Korea (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The U.S. State Department says President Donald Trum...

Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Three weeks after the U.S.-North Korea summit and ahead of an impending trip to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a leaked U.S. intelligence report and an a...

The Latest: US holds talks on next steps with North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local): 11:37 a.m. The State Department says a senior U.S. diplomat held talks with Nor...

Kim's summit entourage includes 4 women, elderly lieutenants

SINGAPORE (AP) — Much attention will be on Kim Jong Un at his historic summit Tuesday with President Donald Trump. But the 34-year-old North Korean leader also brought a group of trusted lieutenants t...

Trump expresses optimism amid final Kim summit preparations

SINGAPORE (AP) — In the final hours of calm before an unprecedented summit with North Korea, President Donald Trump forecast a “nice” outcome from what he said would be a “very...

The Latest: Trump thanks Singapore PM for hosting summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donal...

Trump, Kim converge on Singapore ahead of high-stakes summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un converged on this island city-state Sunday ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent w...

3 sets of talks aimed at salvaging summit between Trump, Kim

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top lieutenant of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in the United States conducting one of three sets of parallel talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim and Preside...

The Latest: Senior North Korean reportedly heading to US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on preparations for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un (all times local): 1:30 p.m. ...

US team negotiating with North Korea leaves Seoul hotel

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions ahead of a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have left a ho...

Goldlink: "DECA" Completes the Formula for Human Personality

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Individuals perform their acts or thoughts by repeating decision-making in every moment of daily life. And the structure and action of decision-makin...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...