Duterte has made a brutal war on drugs a central pillar of his administration since he took office
'Comfort women' is a euphemism for girls and women, from South Korea and elsewhere, forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII
US secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson suggested China should be barred from South China Sea islands
Rex Tillerson said China's building of islands on those islands was "akin to Russia's taking Crimea" from Ukraine
Lee Jae-Yong was named a criminal suspect in the widening investigation on Wednesday
North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un had recently said Pyongyang was in 'final stages' of developing a ballistic missile that could threaten US
Lee Jae-Yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, would be quizzed as a 'suspect' for allegedly giving millions of euros to Choi
The defence ministry issued a statement saying that 'the military is monitoring the whole situation and will act as necessary'.
Beijing wants 'to prevent terrorists from entering or leaving the region illegally in 2017'