Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

May 21, 2017

The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam have committed to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out

Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

May 20, 2017

The Pacific Rim trade ministers have started their two-day meeting in Hanoi focusing on free trade and regional economic integration amid fears of growing trade protectionism.

World stocks mixed on Trump fallout, watch G-7 meeting

May 12, 2017

World shares mixed amid US political uncertainty and ahead of G-7 finance chiefs' meeting

Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention

Apr 21, 2017

Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been a blip thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Indonesia is a sign of change and the president will follow him to the region later this year

The Latest: Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

Apr 20, 2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says President Donald Trump will be attending a summit with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in the Philippines in November

Asian markets on edge as US strikes Syria amid Xi summit

Apr 7, 2017

Asian stock indexes are mixed after the U.S. fired missiles at Syria during President Donald Trump's first meeting with China's president, leaving investors on edge over the global outlook

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

Mar 19, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

Asian stock markets gain after Wall Street hits record high

Feb 13, 2017

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street indexes hit a record high, and a summit between President Donald Trump and Japan's prime minister appeared to sooth tensions over trade and currency policies

Philippines won't raise legal victory vs. China at ASEAN

Jan 11, 2017

The Philippines' top diplomat says his country won't raise its recent international arbitration victory against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea during Asian summit talks that Manila will host this year

Philippines' Duterte to forge closer ties with China, Russia

Sep 26, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he's decided to "cross the Rubicon" in his ties with the US and will open trade alliances and offer long-term land leases to "the other side of the ideological barrier," China and Russia

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