According to reports, China censored an insulting nickname for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after receiving complaints from the country's officials.
Meng Hongwei was named president Thursday of the 190-member international criminal police organization. His election may bolster Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign, which has come under criticism abroad.
The election of Donald Trump amid an anti-trade backlash bodes ill for the US-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership, part of the Obama administration's pivot to Asia. A briefing on the key issues.
President Duterte's pivot away from the US may not be as dramatic as his words, though perhaps less than ideal for the US military.
In an unusually direct intervention into Hong Kong's politics, China has barred two separatists elected to the city's legislative council from taking office.
Despite his promise to stop swearing, the Filipino president continues to curse out the United States as the nation's ally objects to human rights abuses in President Rodrigo Duterte's war against drugs.
South Korea scandal: The presidency of the East Asian republic is reeling from revelations of close ties between the president and the daughter of a controversial religious leader.
The proposed law has been harshly criticized by members of the international community as unnecessary and 'appalling.'
In a meeting with senior officials this week, Chinese President Xi Jinping was called the 'core' of the Communist Party, a title only given to three previous leaders.
Philippines' president Rodrigo Duterte says that he wants US troops gone within the next two years, but he says that he does not seek to sever ties with the United States.