Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:00
From Apec disarray to G20 opportunity to reset ‘unfair’ China trade
The delegations from the three largest economies in the world – the United States, China and Japan – are now gone from the recent Asean and East Asia Summits here, as well as from the Apec summit in Papua New Guinea.
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:50
APEC's future in doubt after costly summit failure
Port Moresby - With Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin absent and leaders unable even to agree a joint statement, some critics are questioning whether the annual APEC summit is still worth the effort.
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:23
Cops called on Chinese envoys as APEC summit tensions boil over
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – The police were called when Chinese officials attempted to “barge” into the office of Papua New Guinea’s foreign minister, it emerged Sunday, as APEC summit tensions boiled over.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:03
Protectionism 'doomed to failure': China's Xi
Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take centre stage.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:51
APEC summit host urges respect for trade rules
The leader of Papua New Guinea, host of this year's APEC summit, Friday urged respect for international trade rules by "countries large and small" as spats between the US and China threatened to overshadow the gathering.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
Mr Trump, thank you for not attending the Asean summit
For Asean leaders, US President Donald Trump’s decision to skip their annual summit is a surprising gift. Trump will not attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Port Moresby this weekend either.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:11
Donald Trump to skip Asia summits in Singapore and Papua New Guinea, to send Mike Pence instead
US President Donald Trump will not be attending the US-Asean, East Asia Summit (EAS), and Apec (Asia-Pacific Regional Cooperation) meetings in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November, sending Vice-President Mike Pence instead, the White House said on Friday.
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 19:07
Pompeo launches Indo-Pacific Business Forum as key economic pillar for US’s strategy for region
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
Beer, books, bamboo and Busan
A former wire factory gets a makeover and becomes a popular space for coffee, craft ale and culture
Thu, 10 May 2018 01:00
FUND SALES ACROSS APEC
Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expects a pilot project under Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP) to begin this year.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00
Trump’s ‘America First’ could torpedo Asia’s free-trade instincts
As a metaphor for the wisdom of turning swords into ploughshares there could have been no better venue for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum than Danang.
Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:00
Apec leaders swear by multilateral trading
PRAYUT URGES LEADERS TO KEEP THEIR FAITH IN FREE TRADE; US WISHES ACCOMMODATED
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:19
'Framework' agreed on Asia-Pacific trade pact without US
Remaining members of a major Pacific trade deal abandoned by the United States have agreed to a new framework after days of stalled talks to revive the pact, Canada's trade minister said Saturday.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00
Preliminary pact reached on TPP: minister
PRELIMINARY agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the Apec Economic Leaders’ Week.
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:48
Preliminary agreement reached on TPP: VN trade Minister
Preliminary agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.