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.

Taiwan's APEC rep holds talks with U.S. Vice President Pence

Morris Chang (張忠謀), Taiwan's representative to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit, met with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday. At a time when the news media ha...

Taiwan APEC envoy to hold talks with Japanese prime minister on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) will hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Sunday afternoon, the second and final day of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation...

Taiwan’s Morris Chang meets APEC leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After his meeting with United States Vice President Mike Pence, Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) also met several other leaders at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (AP...

APEC summit sees China and US at odds over trade war

The main protagonists in the US-China trade war set out their positions at the start of an Asia-Pacific summit in Papua New Guinea on Saturday. Ahead of the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) ...

Taiwan envoy had ‘pull-aside meeting’ with US Vice President Mike Pence at APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States Vice President Mike Pence had a “pull-aside meeting” with Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit ...

The Latest: Pence meets Taiwan's delegation at APEC summit

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The Latest on the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 2:40 p.m. U.S. Vice P...

China and Australia compete for influence in the Pacific

This weekend's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is a special occasion for Papua New Guinea (PNG), the organization's smallest and poorest nation. It is the first time the Pacifi...

Taiwan’s Morris Chang likely to hold bilateral talks with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) will sit down for bilateral talks with United States Vice President Mike Pence at this weekend’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooper...

Taiwan President shares spotlight with U.S. and Chinese leaders on Papua New Guinea poster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) shared the spotlight with United States President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) on a Papua New Guinean poster, even though ...

Taiwan to advocate for CPTPP membership on sidelines of APEC summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will put its case forward and seek support for its ascension to the CPTPP trade agreement on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders M...

Papua New Guinea newspaper attributes photo of China’s president to 'ROC embassy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A newspaper in Papua New Guinea attributed a picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) to the embassy of the “Republic of China” (ROC), the official name f...

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual le...

Taiwan to donate US$700,000 to APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) signed an agreement with the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum Tuesday to donate US$700,000 (NT$21.6 million) to the or...