Leaders from the 21 countries and territories that make up the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum will attend the APEC summit in Manila. But there's an elephant in the room: China's building activities in the South China Sea are straining ties.
A single African air transport market, promises to fight corruption and plans to address the continent's crises dominated the African Union summit. But with a full agenda for 2018, how much will the AU manage?
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.
The Philippine president wanted to build on disputed land at the heart of a lucrative shipping route. Pressure from China made him quickly change tack.
Traveling from one African country to another is often expensive and time consuming. A new agreement between 23 countries to standardize regulations could change things, and also help smaller airlines.
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