The German foreign minister is on a charm-offensive through Southeast Asia. Guido Westerwelle is seeking to strengthen ties with the world's fourth leading financial centre.
Accusations fly amid acrimonious Brexit debate - Falling milk prices hit German farmers hard - Asian equity markets up after Yellen's hike remarks - South Africans vent anger as economy worsens
For Europeans, the list of downsides of the planned EU-US free trade agreement is long: lamentable transparency, private arbitration and more. Europe cannot afford to compromise on its standards, says DW's Jens Thurau.
By lifting its weapons embargo, the US is sending a signal to its relatively new, but important Asian ally. Both countries have sought to move past their difficult history to spark their economies and stand up to China.
Brash and irascible city mayor Rodrigo Duterte is all set to be sworn in as the next president of the Philippines. DW examines what this means for the nation's economy, which has seen buoyant expansion in recent years.
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