Philippines’ Duterte hits out at US, then heads to Japan

The fresh broadside from Duterte came as he was about to board a plane for an official visit to fellow US ally Japan, a big investor in the Philippines that is becoming nervous about its apparent pivot towards rival power China. The volatile, crime-busting ... ( read original story ...)

South China Sea News: PH Turns To Japan For Back Up?

The latest South China Sea news highlights Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Japan after his headline-grabbing visit in China. He is in Japan for a three-day visit and it is expected that his anti-US rhetoric will be a key issue. ( read original story ...)

Tokyo International Film Festival kicks off

TOKYO: The 29 th Tokyo International film festival has kicked off with a red carpet reception that saw a mix of Asian stars and filmmakers gather alongside Hollywood legend Meryl Streep and Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe. The Japanese Prime Minister ... ( read original story ...)