Esper accuses China of intimidating smaller Asian nations

Asia & Pacific 11/20/19, 01:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday accused China of using coercion and intimidation against smaller Asian nations to impose its will in the South China Sea. He urged Vietnam and others in the region to push back. “We will not accept attempts to assert unlawful maritime claims at the expense ...

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council

U.S. 06/07/19, 21:10

Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines were elected to the U.N. Security Council on Friday, marking the first time the countries will hold seats on the U.N.'s most powerful body.Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam also won two-year terms, and the five countries will take their ...

Vietnam, EU snub US on trade

Business 05/20/19, 00:20

Deal is significant not only because it facilitates exports, but also as it lays out commitments on human rights, labor unions, and environmental protection

Update: Trump wants North Korea sanctions to remain

Asia & Pacific 04/11/19, 12:06

The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 12:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. wants to see sanctions against North Korea continue for now. President Donald Trump walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-In to the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, ...

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