Ocean Shock: Big Aquaculture Bulldozes Borneo

PURU NI TIMBUL, MALAYSIA Swinging his machete with an economy of movement that only the jungle can teach, Matakin Bondien lopped a stray branch from the path of his boat. He hopped barefoot from the prow, climbed a muddy slope and stared once more at …

US Flexes New Muscle in Asia

SINGAPORE The United States flexed new muscle in Asia Thursday with pledges to counter China’s expansion in a contested sea and set up a second summit with the leader of North Korea, which Washington regards as a military threat to Western allies.We a…

Pence in Asia to Highlight US Commitment

SINGAPORE U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is in Singapore for regional summits during which he will highlight the Trump administration’s commitment to keeping the Indo-Pacific region free and open, but where leaders will be watching closely what he wi…