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Asia-Pacific countries meetupdated: Sun Nov 13 2011 22:27:00

Asia-Pacific countries meet for an economic summit in Honolulu, Hawaii. CNN's Dan Lothian reports.

Obama pushes trans-Pacific trade deal at APECupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 20:54:00

President Barack Obama, in Hawaii for a weekend economic conference, said Saturday that leaders of nine nations have agreed on the "broad outlines" of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement.

APEC leaders to work toward free trade areaupdated: Sun Nov 14 2010 10:10:00

World leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on Sunday pledged to work toward a free trade area in the Asia-Pacific region.

APEC summit beginsupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 02:25:00

Leaders meet at the APEC summit in Japan, with a free trade agreement on the agenda. CNN's Kyung Lah has details

Obama meets with Japanese, Australian prime ministers during Asia tourupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 02:25:00

Nearing the end of his 10-day trip to Asia, President Obama met Saturday with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard during a bilateral event in Yokohama, Japan.

Japan hopes for U.S. help in row with Chinaupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 01:52:00

The key topic of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit may be trade, but on the sidelines, host nation Japan is stressing the need for U.S. support in its strained relations with China.

Know your global economy?updated: Thu Nov 11 2010 03:09:00

So you think you know the world economy? Put it to the test.

Thousands in Japan protest new free trade agreementupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 03:44:00

An estimated 3,000 Japanese farmers converged in Tokyo on Wednesday to protest against Japan joining a new free trade agreement.

Japanese prime minister faces tests at home and abroadupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 19:59:00

It was not a quiet weekend for the prime minister of Japan, facing a diplomatic test abroad from China and questions at home about his leadership.

Obama to visit India in Novemberupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 18:53:00

President Barack Obama said Thursday he will visit India in November in response to a standing invitation from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Economy to take center stage at APECupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 22:11:00

Singapore prepares to host the APEC summit with economic issues high on the agenda. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.

Trade and climate top summitupdated: Sun Nov 15 2009 04:13:00

Leaders at the APEC summit in Singapore look for a way out of the economic slump. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports

No climate-change deal likely by year's end, officials sayupdated: Sun Nov 15 2009 04:13:00

President Obama and leaders from the rest of the world's top economic powers acknowledged Sunday that there's no hope of a major breakthrough over climate change by year's end.

APEC leaders reject climate deal possibilityupdated: Sun Nov 15 2009 02:02:00

Big promises, no international climate deal and consensus that pulling the plug too quickly on stimulus spending could undermine the global economic recovery -- those are the key results (or lack thereof) from the APEC summit, which wraps up Sunday in Singapore.

Peru's president exits summit after report of spy charges against officerupdated: Sat Nov 14 2009 22:05:00

Peruvian President Alan Garcia left Singapore on the eve of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit after reports surfaced that an air force officer was accused of spying for the Chilean government, Peru's foreign minister said Saturday.

Obama's APEC summit agendaupdated: Sat Nov 14 2009 21:24:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens previews the agenda of U.S. President Barack Obama at the APEC summit in Singapore.

'Protectionism' the bogey at APECupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 22:07:00

While economists fret whether the sharp "V"-shaped drop of the financial crisis will turn into a double-dipped "W" recovery, Tan Pheng Hock is most worried about the "P" word: Protectionism.

Does APEC matter anymore?updated: Fri Nov 06 2009 02:15:00

As political and business leaders representing more than half of the world's economic output start to gather in Singapore for the weeklong annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, a question looms: Does APEC matter?

Business and political leaders gather for APECupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 06:34:00

The political and economic elite of countries that account for more than half the world's GDP are gathering this week in Singapore for the 20th anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Thai PM declares emergency at besieged airportsupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 21:52:00

Thai prime minister Somchai Wongsawat declared a state of emergency Thursday at Bangkok's two main airports, which are still being besieged by anti-government protesters, a government spokesman said.

At summit, Bush touts free-trade recordupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 23:07:00

President Bush, in what could be his final overseas trip as president, called on international leaders Saturday to continue his administration's push for free trade despite the global financial crisis.

Bush: Protect free tradeupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 23:07:00

President Bush is at the APEC summit, appealing to world leaders to protect free trade. CNN's Juan Carlos Lopez reports.

CNNMoney: Bush urges against trade barriersupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 12:14:00

President George W. Bush, in what could be his final overseas trip as president, called on international leaders to continue his administration's push for free trade despite the global financial crisis.

Australia summit fireworksupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 01:19:00

Fireworks go off in Sydney in honor of the APEC summit, which President Bush is attending.

Bush to meet with Putin, Rohupdated: Sat Sep 08 2007 00:17:00

President Bush is set to meet his counterparts from Russia and South Korea. CNN's Elaine Quijano reports

Bush urges APEC leaders to fight terrorupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 01:46:00

U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday urged Asia-Pacific nations to keep up the anti-terror fight, deploying both military might and democratic ideals to turn the tide against extremists.

South Korean leader presses Bush on Korean Warupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 22:24:00

In a rare public exchange highlighting the delicacy of political diplomacy, President Bush told South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun a formal end to the Korean War begins when North Korea halts its secretive nuclear weapons program. Pacific Nations Talk Climate Changeupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 10:00:00

Pacific Rim nations agreed Thursday that climate change was of "vital interest," but officials squabbled over whether to prioritize the issue in their annual summit statement

Indonesia, Russia to sign $1 billion defense dealupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 05:10:00

Indonesia was set to sign a $1 billion defense deal with Russia on Thursday that will enable it to purchase dozens of helicopters, tanks and submarines over the next 15 years, a government spokesman said.

APEC summit talksupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 23:34:00

APEC summit talks

APEC divided on global warmingupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 23:34:00

U.S. President George W. Bush urged Pacific Rim nations on Wednesday to band together on tackling global warming, saying all major polluters must be part of any solution. But finding consensus on the issue among Asian leaders at their annual summit has proven elusive. Can the World Improve on Kyoto?updated: Wed Sep 05 2007 14:00:00

Australia's conservative prime minister has pushed climate change to the top of the agenda for this week's APEC forum. But can the U.S. and China be brought onboard this time?

Standing together at APECupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 07:59:00

Standing together at APEC

Howard reaffirms Iraq commitmentupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 07:59:00

Australian Prime Minister John Howard, a strong U.S. ally, told reporters on Wednesday that the military effort in Iraq is scoring gains and that Australia's military would maintain its presence there.

CNNMoney: Bush: Summit could advance free tradeupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 06:38:00

Pacific Rim leaders can help advance stalled global trade talks at a weekend summit here, President Bush said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Gambling on Macauupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 06:38:00

Gambling on Macau

Bush juggling Iraq, Asia at Aussie summitupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 23:17:00

President Bush is cutting short his stay at this year's Asia-Pacific summit, but the fact that he's going -- at a pivotal moment in the debate over his Iraq policy -- is meant to show he's not neglecting the neighborhood.

Security tight in Sydney as officials start APEC meetingupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 02:46:00

Police tightened security Sunday as senior officials from Pacific Rim nations began meetings to prepare for a summit of regional leaders that will tackle trade and global warming.

APEC security angers Sydneyupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 02:46:00

APEC security angers Sydney

Fortune: Vietnam: Surging aheadupdated: Wed Nov 29 2006 13:43:00

Asia's second-fastest-growing economy is taking its place on the global stage. But Vietnam's leaders say the rough-and-tumble global marketplace has left them a little shell-shocked.

APEC ups trade pressure on Europeupdated: Fri Nov 18 2005 03:25:00

The leaders of 21 Asia-Pacific nations, including U.S. President George W. Bush, have begun their annual economic summit in South Korea with a call for the European Union to do more to break the impasse in talks on securing a global trade liberalization deal.

APEC leaders gather amid protestsupdated: Thu Nov 17 2005 18:27:00

U.S. President George W. Bush and leaders of 20 other countries from around the Pacific Rim have begun their annual economic summit in South Korea, with trade, terrorism, bird flu and how to deal with North Korea's nuclear ambitions all on the agenda.

Bush sticks to hard line on North Koreaupdated: Wed Nov 16 2005 22:46:00

U.S. President George W. Bush has maintained his hard line on North Korea, saying there will be no assistance to Pyongyang until it gives up its nuclear weapons and programs.

CNNMoney: George vs. the Dragonupdated: Wed Nov 16 2005 11:19:00

Trade between the United States and China has never been more central to both nations' economies. That makes closing the soaring trade gap more important, and more difficult than ever.

Bush aids Secret Service agentupdated: Sun Nov 21 2004 06:06:00

It was a rare moment of role reversal -- U.S. President George W. Bush coming to the aid of a man paid to protect him.

Bush hopes to strengthen ties with Latin America, Asiaupdated: Sat Nov 20 2004 09:09:00

President Bush, visiting Chile for the APEC summit, expects his first trip outside the United States since winning a second term to bear political and economic fruit among Asian and Latin American countries.

APEC leaders greeted by protestsupdated: Fri Nov 19 2004 21:27:00

U.S. President George W. Bush and other leaders from Asian and Pacific countries have begun arriving in the Chilean capital of Santiago for a weekend summit focusing on trade and economic issues.

Thousands protest ahead of APEC summitupdated: Fri Nov 19 2004 09:08:00

President Bush left his Texas ranch Friday for the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Chile --his first post-election international trip.

APEC issues mount for Washingtonupdated: Thu Nov 18 2004 23:23:00

U.S. President Bush's first post-election international trip -- to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Chile -- has highlighted the White House's desire to tackle the issue of North Korea's nuclear threat.

APEC card sets up no-fuss travelupdated: Thu Jun 17 2004 09:07:00

While U.S. authorities and EU airlines test security schemes that allow frequent flyers to escape airport delays, the Asia Pacific region is already ahead of the game.

Money Magazine: Coming Upupdated: Tue Dec 01 1998 00:01:00


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