Trump lands in Philippines, final stop in Asia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte performs the hit Philippine song

On Monday, Trump thanked the Philippine president for the hospitality and praised the performances on the eve of the ASEAN Summit in Manila.

The Modi-Phuc meeting came days after Trump's visit to Vietnam where he offered to mediate in the South China Sea dispute between several ASEAN member countries including Vietnam, and China.

"We've explained that the United States is open for trade but we want reciprocal, we want fair trade for the United States", he said.

The Indian Prime Minister arrived in the Philippines capital on Sunday for a three-day visit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held separate talks with his counterparts from Japan Shinzo Abe and Australia Malcolm Turnbull focusing on crafting a new strategy for the Indo-Pacific region in the backdrop of emerging configuration of a key quadrilateral alliance.

The two countries also vowed to increase cooperation on counterterrorism, intelligence sharing, and will conduct additional exercises.

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His administration has said that those carrying out the killings have been acting in self defense, but many have condemned the extrajudicial slayings as a major human rights violation.

President Donald Trump had a little trouble figuring out an awkward group handshake with world leaders at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit on Monday - and people on Twitter noticed.

More than 3,900 people have been killed in a war on drugs that Mr Duterte declared when he took office a year ago. His government says the police act in self-defense, but critics say executions are taking place with no accountability.

The United States and the Philippines, a former USA colony, have been strategic allies since World War Two but their relations have been strained by anti-US outbursts from Mr Duterte and his enthusiasm for better ties with Russian Federation and China. The leaders also discussed security and counter-terrorism issues.

On the ground, military operations continue to clear buildings for stragglers.

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