China has summoned the Japanese ambassador in protest after members of Japan's government participated in a memorial visit to a shrine honoring fallen Japanese soldiers and officers, including war criminals.
As US President Trump and South Korea's Moon prepare for summits with North Korean leader Kim, Tokyo fears being left behind. But Japanese PM Abe has little leverage over North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Filipinos have rallied at the Chinese Embassy in Manila to protest against two Beijing-funded dam projects that they say will occupy land, destroy environment and incur massive foreign debt on the Philippine government.
Europe's rail giants have joined forces with a Malaysian firm to bid for a train project connecting Malaysia and Singapore. Together, they want to take on Asian rivals like China's state-owned CRRC.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's first official visit to East Asia comes at a critical geopolitical juncture and the North Korean problem is high on his agenda. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
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