Chinese investors are behind a major economic boom at Cambodia's coast. But the upswing has a downside, too: locals are starting to feel pushed out of their own cities.
The US-China trade dispute is high on the ASEAN summit agenda. The bloc's leaders are set to sign an economic partnership deal at their annual meeting in Bangkok, but not all countries want Beijing's economic hegemony.
Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula.
The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by.
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, on a visit to China, told Huawei's CEO that all operators must fulfill security requirements. Germany has stood out against US pressure to ban the company from 5G deals.
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