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Trump's new trade rep Lighthizer struggles to win over Asian partners

Lighthizer said that U.S. steps to create free and fair trade were being confused with protectionism.

TPP trade deal members agree to seek way forward without US

Japan and New Zealand had been leading efforts to get the remaining 11 countries to continue with the agreement.

In Vietnam, Asia-Pacific officials put Trump's trade turmoil center stage

Regional leaders gather in the biggest trade meeting since Trump took office, with Japan leading efforts to revive Trans-Pacific deal.
May 20, 2017 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Da Nang launches $154 mln airport terminal for APEC

The terminal came into service as part of preparation for the APEC Summit in November.
May 20, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Trade pact dumped by Trump could be revived at Asia-Pacific meeting

Support has built among the so-called TPP-11 for pushing ahead without the United States.
May 17, 2017 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

Court upholds Vietnamese poacher's jail term for killing endangered 'costumed apes'

The poachers sneaked into a nature reserve in 2015 with over 100 traps baited to catch wild animals.
May 16, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

New US trade envoy to attend APEC meeting in Vietnam

Robert Lighthizer, a veteran trade lawyer, will join other trade ministers at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
May 16, 2017 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Trump to touch down in Vietnam this November for Asia-Pacific Economic Meeting

It’s not clear if there'll be an official state-level visit to Vietnam.
April 21, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

In official letter, Trump seeks stronger ties with Vietnam amid global trade tensions

Vietnam's trade surplus with the U.S. has made it a target of a study on 'trade abuses' ordered by Trump on Friday.
April 01, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam reaping benefits from APEC membership

Why it's important for the country to belong to the 21-member community, which makes up half of the global economy
February 22, 2017 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Anticipation builds for Vietnam's APEC meeting as Trump invited to join world leaders

It’s hard to predict what he will do or say in Vietnam, if he comes at all.
February 14, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam tightens security ahead of APEC 2017

The first meetings in Nha Trang are expected to welcome 2,500 participants and international reporters.
February 08, 2017 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Obama says world leaders want to move forward with TPP

'Our partners made clear they want to move forward with TPP,' said U.S. President Obama.
November 21, 2016 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to pull in more investment next year: CEO survey

Half of respondents plan to expand in the country over the next 12 months even though confidence in the Asia-Pacific region has taken a hit.
November 20, 2016 | 03:00 am GMT+7

Pacific leaders urged to defend free trade after Trump win

"There is no doubt that if the TPP fails it will be a huge win for China, politically and economically."
November 19, 2016 | 11:20 am GMT+7