Extra high security in the Malaysian capital. World leaders have arrived for the ASEAN summit. Officials are meant to be formally signing off on a charter announcing a new economic community - similar to that of Europe's.
Donald Trump's 12-day tour might go down in history as being the last attempt to master the shifting of power in Asia. What is clear is that Washington has no clue, writes DW's Frank Sieren.
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea are causing a food shortage in the region. Filipino fishermen are at the mercy of the Chinese coastguard as their livelihood takes a blow. Ana P. Santos reports from Zambales.
50 years ago, ASEAN emerged as a beacon of unity in Southeast Asia. Today the group is beset by security challenges stemming from the new US administration, a lack of economic integration and a poor human rights record.
US President Barack Obama has canceled what would have been a first meeting with his Filipino counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte. The move came after Duterte, who has since voiced "regret," described Obama in vulgar terms.
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