In a statement this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the world will not allow Beijing to treat the South China Sea as its "maritime empire." Bonnie S. Glaser, senior director for Asia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joins The World's Carol Hills to discuss the significance of this policy shift and what it means for China-US relations.
The rainforests on the island of Borneo are gems of biodiversity, with thousands of species of plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth. Soon, approximately 1,243 miles of pavement will connect the remote regions of three nations that make up the island: Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.
Transgender activist Karina Samala is one of many — including George Clooney — who is calling for a boycott of hotels owned by Brunei because of the Southeast Asian nation's plans to impose the death penalty for people having gay sex or committing adultery.
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