Taiwan's president calls on APEC members to maintain dialogue after summit cancellation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the sudden cancellation of the APEC Summit planned for November in Chile, which is now facing social unrest in the capital of Santiago, President Tsai on Thursday (O...

Chile cancels climate, trade summits amid protest chaos

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) —Chilean President Sebastián Piñera said Wednesday that he is canceling two major international summits so he can respond to protracted nationwide protests ove...

Morris Chang rules out being Han’s running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), has denied that he will become Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) Kuomintang (KMT) 2020 vic...

Morris Chang to represent Taiwan at APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder and former CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is tasked with being Taiwan's special envoy at the Asia-Pacific Econom...

Papua New Guinea on hunt for 274 cars missing after APEC

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Papua New Guinea police superintendent is hot on the trail of one of the many high-end cars he's trying to recover after an international summit. An ...

Taiwan is an important partner to the US: APEC ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. APEC ambassador Matthew J. Matthews said Tuesday that Taiwan is an important partner to the U.S. and makes many significant contributions to APEC. Washington think...

Taiwan reaffirms desire to join CPTPP trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reaffirmed its desire to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on Dec. 3...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Laborers stand on scaffolding while working at a construction site for a hospital near New Delhi, after such work was suspended for several days in the capital region to try to ease its severe air pol...

Can China rival the US Navy in the Pacific?

On November 17, the commander of US forces in the Indo-Pacific, Admiral Philip Davidson, told the Halifax International Security Forum that the US would protect the "viability" of a free and...

Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — A lawmaker says disgruntled police and prison guards have stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament in a pay dispute that stemmed from an international summit hosted ...

Taiwan APEC envoy: Don't be optimistic about next phase of US- China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a press conference on Sunday, Nov. 18, Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Summit, Morris Chang, declared that he and his delegation had successfully completed all tas...

US and Australia to build joint naval base in Papua New Guinea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the face of China’s expanding military presence over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. and Australia have agreed to join forces and construct a naval military base on t...

Taiwan's APEC tasks achieved: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Leaders Meeting, Morris Chang (張忠謀), said his delegation completed all the tasks assigned by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during his press...

APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement amid US-China tensions

The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Port Moresby were unable to bridge their differences on trade and come up with a final communique on Sunday. It was the first time le...

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique.