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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 18

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 18

November 2, 2017 8:18 AM South Korea to restrict anti-Trump rallies: Report

SEOUL: South Korean police will restrict public rallies near the country's presidential palace during Donald Trump's first visit as head of state, a report said Thursday (Nov 2) reducing his chances of being exposed to opposition. It is the first time that Seoul has imposed limits on public gatherings since President Moon Jae-In, a former human rights 11

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 3

October 31, 2017 1:29 PM Beijing seen poised for fresh South China Sea assertiveness

HONG KONG/BEIJING: China has quietly undertaken more construction and reclamation in the South China Sea, recent satellite images show, and is likely to more powerfully reassert its claims over the waterway soon, regional diplomats and military officers say. With global attention focused on North Korea and Beijing engrossed in its Party Congress, tensions 9

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 11

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 10

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 4

October 30, 2017 10:53 PM Changi Airport's Terminal 4 opens for business; smooth operations for first arriving and departing flights

SINGAPORE - Changi Airport's newest terminal - T4 - started its first day of operations early Tuesday (Oct 31) morning, marking a critical milestone in Singapore's aviation history. Airport operations went off without a hitch with passengers for the first flight out to Hong Kong streaming in as early as 4am to the departure hall to use the self-check-in 3

October 30, 2017 10:46 PM Changi Airport's Terminal 4 welcomes first flight

SINGAPORE: Changi Airport's Terminal 4, which opened on Tuesday (Oct 31), welcomed its first flight as Cathay Pacific Airways CX659 from Hong Kong landed at 5.25am. Passengers who were on the flight were given a goodie tote bag containing a plush toy, fan, and cardholder. They also received orchids upon disembarking from the plane and were greeted with a performance 8