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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.