We explore Leipzig with Grace del Rosario from Manila, capital of the Philippines, stopping for a look at St. Thomas Church, the Auerbachs Keller and the Baumwollspinnerei modern art gallery.
The EU has agreed to pursue stalled free-trade talks with Southeast Asia a day ahead of the ASEAN summit. But the tense gathering is expected to rebuke China, the EU's second largest trading partner.
Porpong Boonmak from Bangkok visits Halle's old-town district, the State Museum of Prehistory, and learns about the ancient craft of salt-making.
Manila recently accused Beijing of damaging some 120 hectares of coral reef systems near the Spratly Islands. DW speaks to analyst David Rosenberg about the ecological impact of China's activities in the South China Sea.
The Leipzig Zoo in eastern Germany is mourning the loss of an Asian elephant calf that lived less than a week before a painful decision was made to put the animal down.