President Duterte “is preparing something and we just have to wait,” spokesman says.
Nations call out China for what they says is a dangerous use of ships to disrupt oil exploration.
Indonesian defense chief Prabowo Subianto discussed the purchase during a visit to Moscow last month.
NGO Liberty Shared filed a petition asking U.S. Customs to ban Sime Darby Plantation’s products.
Dhaka named nine projects including many linked to One Belt, One Road, analysts say.
Ship came within 30 nautical miles of a Vietnamese oil rig.
Al Jazeera journalists will be questioned over complaints about the program, police chief says.
Muslim residents in south worry that they could be targeted under new terrorism law.
A family of four would have to survive on U.S. $8 per day under government figures, report finds.
Opponents tell court that the law’s definition of terrorism is too vague.
China’s navy, meanwhile, just concluded an exercise in waters around a contested island chain.
U.N. human rights chief had warned the law could be used against people engaged in peaceful criticism and advocacy.
Investigators target another $96 million in assets allegedly embezzled from the state development fund.
China kicked off drills in and around the disputed Paracel Islands on July 1.