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APEC host says WTO and trade row scuppered joint declaration

The host of a fractious Asia-Pacific summit said Friday that "alternative" views on free trade and WTO rules prevented members from agreeing a joint communique.

APEC fails to reach consensus as US-China divide deepens

Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea for the first time in their history as the U.S.-China trade spat stymied cooperation.

46 pct APEC firms plan higher investments in Vietnam nex year

With 46 percent of APEC firms planning to increase their investments in the country, Vietnam tops the region in business attraction.
November 17, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Vietnamese startup EzQ wins two prizes at APEC meet

A Vietnamese startup has won the top prize at a regional contest with a win-win business model for vendors and customers.
August 02, 2018 | 09:27 am GMT+7

11 Pacific trade pact countries go it alone without US

The deal, set to be sealed on Thursday, is seen by some members as striking a blow against protectionism.
March 06, 2018 | 10:20 pm GMT+7

Australia calls for US engagement in region amid China rise

A white paper says 'China is challenging America's position', as Australia calls for U.S. engagement. 
November 23, 2017 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

CPTPP: What is it and what does it mean for Vietnam?

The U.S. may have abandoned the TPP trade deal, but the 11 remaining members are working on an alternative.
November 15, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Wrap-up: Trump's arrival in Vietnam met with excitement and doubt

As Vietnamese people lined the streets of Da Nang to welcome Donald Trump, the TPP countries agreed to forge ahead without the U.S. 
November 13, 2017 | 06:29 pm GMT+7

Trump says he trusts Putin's denials of election meddling

Trump made the comment after he and Putin met briefly at the APEC Summit in Vietnam on Saturday.
November 12, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Trump lands in Vietnam’s capital for state visit

Anticipation has been building for Trump’s visit to a country where his predecessor Obama received a boisterous rock-star welcome last year.
November 11, 2017 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

Wave and say cheese: APEC leaders pose for 'family photo'

Leaders of 21 Pacific Rim economies gather for a 'family photograph' after a retreat session at the APEC summit in Vietnam.
November 11, 2017 | 04:31 pm GMT+7

Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

The conversation took place on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang.
November 11, 2017 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

APEC first ladies tour UNESCO town in Vietnam

Spouses of APEC leaders take a stroll through the beloved ancient town of Hoi An near the summit venue on Saturday morning.
November 11, 2017 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Trump, Duterte meet for first time at APEC summit in Vietnam

Trump told Duterte 'see you tomorrow.'
November 11, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Trump and Putin chat at Asia-Pacific summit

Television pictures showed Putin and Trump talking as they walked to the position where the traditional group photograph.
November 11, 2017 | 12:33 pm GMT+7
 
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