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November 9, 2017 10:55 AM New Zealand says unclear if TPP agreement can be reached this week

DANANG, Vietnam - It is not clear if countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) can reach an agreement this week at a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders to carry forward the trade pact, New Zealand's trade minister said on Thursday. Ministers from the 11 countries are meeting in Vietnam's central resort of Danang on the sidelines of a summit of the Asia Pacific 425

November 9, 2017 8:55 AM APEC ministers end talks after wrangling over trade wording for U.S

DANANG, Vietnam - Ministers from Asia-Pacific countries ended their meeting on Thursday with a "very good outcome", despite differing views on trade and protectionism, Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh told a news conference. Talks among trade and foreign ministers from Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries on a communique for leaders 404

November 1, 2017 12:15 PM Trump to push for more balanced trade ties and free markets in trip to Asia

SINGAPORE — Mr Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Asia demonstrates his administration’s engagement of the region and his personal interest in helping it grow economically, said senior American officials, adding that the president will push for more equitable trade relations and for countries to adopt free-market principles. “The President’s travel is going 123

October 31, 2017 11:02 AM China, South Korea agree to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING: Seoul and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devastating to South Korean businesses that rely on Chinese consumers. The unexpected detente comes just days before U.S. President Donald Trump begins a trip to Asia, where 106

October 31, 2017 5:31 AM South Korea, China say to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING: South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. The installation of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system had angered China and spilled over into trade, hurting South 117

October 31, 2017 3:10 AM South Korea, China seek to mend relations after THAAD fallout

SEOUL/BEIJING: South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. The installation of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system had angered China and spilled over into trade, hurting South 97

October 25, 2017 11:02 PM US visit has been useful; hope it will keep America 'more focused and engaged in the region': PM Lee

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong described his official working visit to the US as “useful” and said the Americans were “receptive to talking to us, hearing our views, getting a perspective of the region and what we would like the United States to do.” Speaking to the Singapore media towards the end of his trip on Wednesday (Oct 25), Mr Lee said: “I think 20

October 24, 2017 12:46 AM Remarks by President Trump and PM Lee in joint statement

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and US President Donald Trump on Monday (Oct 23) made joint statements at the White House after witnessing the signing of a US$14 billion deal between Singapore Airlines and Boeing. Speaking at the joint media conference, the leaders reaffirmed a "robust partnership" between the countries and outlined key areas 21

October 23, 2017 2:53 PM Trump likely won’t visit Korean demilitarized zone during Asia trip, White House says

President Trump is likely not to visit the Korean demilitarized zone during his 12-day trip to Asia next month, a White House official said Monday. Trump plans instead to speak to U.S. and South Korean troops at Camp Humphreys, about 55 miles south of Seoul, at the invitation of President Moon Jae-in, the official said. Since Ronald Reagan, every American 19

October 23, 2017 11:05 AM Abe set to take foreign, security policies further after poll victory

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to press ahead in his hard-line approaches to foreign and security policies with renewed confidence in light of the Liberal Democratic Party’s resounding victory in the Lower House election on Oct. 22. Discussing the North Korean situation during Radio Nippon Co.'s news program that night, Abe said, “I will firmly 25