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Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Territorial Disputes Distract APEC's Focus

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

BALI, Indonesia -- BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Asia-Pacific leaders vowed Tuesday to cooperate on stabilizing a global economic recovery threatened by re...

With Obama Out, Other Leaders Take APEC Main Stage

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

BALI, Indonesia -- BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Asia-Pacific leaders took center stage Monday at a regional s...

The Future of the Global Economy Depends on the U.S.-EU Trade Deal

Michael Beckerman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Technology
Michael Beckerman

As trading partners enter into deals, these economies must ensure that Internet-friendly policies are incorporated not just for the benefit of the Internet industry but also for the benefit of their market, citizens, and their economic future.

Indonesia Earthquake Kills 29

AP | FAKHRURRADZIE GADE | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — Soldiers, police and volunteers fanned out across an earthquake-damaged region of western Indonesia on Wednesday, scouri...

All Eyes on Vladivostok

Richard Attias | Posted 11.09.2012 | World
Richard Attias

This last week, Russia has been in the headlines and in particular Vladivostok, where the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is occurring.

Street Heat at APEC

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 01.12.2012 | World
Tina Gerhardt

Honolulu, Hawai'i - The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit kicked off on Tuesday, November 8 and runs through Sunday, November 13, 2011. ...

Obama: China Must Stop 'Gaming' The International System In Favor Of Its Economy

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama served notice on Sunday that the United States was fed up with China's trade and currency practices as he turned up the hea...

WATCH: Guitarist Plays Occupy Wall Street Song At Obama-Attended Gala

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

A musician took a stand at last night's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation gala, which was attended President Obama and a slew of world leaders. Ha...

Time to Think Differently About China

Chai Ling | Posted 01.12.2012 | World
Chai Ling

What will Hu Jianto and President Obama discuss during his visit? The dire case of Chen Guangcheng, whose life hangs in the balance, the millions of lives China's One-Child Policy is "preventing" -- or simply business?

Leaders Announce Outline For Achieving Pacific Free Trade Bloc

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 01.12.2012 | Business

HONOLULU — Moves toward a Pacific free trade zone gained momentum Saturday, though friction over the U.S.-backed initiative were apparent, with ...

APEC Meeting Pushes Free Trade

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Ministers of Pacific Rim economies whose resilience helped power the still-fragile global recovery met Wednesday to seek ways ...

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 'Silly Shirts' Tradition Nixed For 2010 Japan Summit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The choice to host this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Japan has reportedly resulted in the loss of a tradition simultaneou...