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In Papua New Guinea shanty-towns, residents question APEC legacy

Nov 21 2018

PORT MORESBY Barely a five-minute drive from the $50 million conference venue for the just-concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea's capital, a makeshift squatter settlement is tucked away from visiting world leaders.

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Nov 19 2018

PORT MORESBY Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation. | Video

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Nov 19 2018

PORT MORESBY Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation.

RPT-REFILE-UPDATE 5-APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Nov 18 2018

* Leaders fail to agree on communique for first time in APEC history

U.S.-China discord dominates APEC summit in Papua New Guinea

Nov 17 2018

PORT MORESBY The United States and China swapped barbs over trade, investment and regional security at an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit on Saturday, as growing fault lines among members suggested little prospect of consensus at the weekend meeting.

RPT-China's Xi makes push into Pacific; scores 'own goal' with block on media

Nov 16 2018

PORT MORESBY, Nov 16 President Xi Jinping made a push to expand China's influence in the Pacific on Friday, holding a forum with leaders of eight small island countries in Papua New Guinea.

China's Xi makes push into Pacific; scores 'own goal' with block on media

Nov 16 2018

PORT MORESBY President Xi Jinping made a push to expand China's influence in the Pacific on Friday, holding a forum with leaders of eight small island countries in Papua New Guinea.

China's Xi promises support to Papua New Guinea amid regional tension

Nov 15 2018

PORT MORESEBY China has made a strategic decision to "stand together with fellow developing countries" such as Papua New Guinea, President Xi Jinping said on Friday, the first full day of his state visit to the Pacific island nation.

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on Xinjiang concerns

Nov 15 2018

BEIJING A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China's restive, heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs. | Video

PNG lays on a lavish welcome for China's Xi as he arrives for APEC

Nov 15 2018

PORT MORESBY Papua New Guinea (PNG) was keen to lay on an "excellent" welcome for Chinese President Xi Jinping when he arrived on Thursday for an Asia-Pacific summit and for talks with leaders of an impoverished region where China's influence is growing.

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