Politics & Economy

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, called on Australia to take a friendlier outlook on China after meeting with counterpart Julie Bishop on Monday. © Reuters

China hits back as Australia alleges domestic meddling

Foreign infrastructure investment down under faces national security restrictions

North Korea crisis

Trump says June summit with Kim Jong Un may be postponed

President guarantees North Korean leader's safety if nuclear deal is agreed

Duterte's Philippines

South China Sea claimants vexed over Manila-Beijing exploration plan

Philippine minister says the project with China won't complicate dispute

Rohingya crisis

In pictures: The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees

A grim life and uncertain future confront 670,000 people stranded in Bangladesh

The Trump effect

China's Xi welcomes Kim with eyes on Trump

Rapprochement meant to ensure continued influence over North Korea