Regional trade

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng speaks to reporters during ASEAN summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai )
November 04, 2019 - 11:10 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — The rivalry between the United States and China over influence in the Asia-Pacific region was on show Monday as the two superpowers traded barbs over freedom of navigation in the region's seas. The war of words took place at the annual summit of leaders of the...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pose for a group photo at The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
November 04, 2019 - 11:06 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — A 16-nation trade initiative backed by China is pushing ahead as India, facing fierce domestic opposition to its market-opening requirements, has dropped out. Leaders of countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership said Monday that they had...
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Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng speaks to reporters during ASEAN summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai )
November 04, 2019 - 9:34 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — The rivalry between the United States and China over influence in the Asia-Pacific region was on show Monday as the two superpowers traded barbs over freedom of navigation in the region's seas. The war of words took place at the annual summit of leaders of the...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pose for a group photo at The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
November 04, 2019 - 8:52 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — A 16-nation trade initiative backed by China is pushing ahead as India, facing fierce domestic opposition to its market-opening requirements, stands aside. Leaders of countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership said Monday that they had resolved...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pose for a group photo at The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
November 04, 2019 - 8:33 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — A 16-nation trade initiative backed by China is pushing ahead as India stands aside. Leaders of countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership said Monday that they had resolved differences but India was not in agreement. Seven years after talks...
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Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, fifth left, poses for a group photo with leader of ASEAN from left; Malaysia Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia President Joko Widodo, and Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith during ASEAN-Japan summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
November 04, 2019 - 6:46 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Seven Southeast Asian leaders skipped an important meeting with the United States on Monday after President Donald Trump decided not to attend their regional summit in Thailand. Rather than Trump, the U.S. sent recently appointed national security adviser Robert O'Brien...
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross delivers a speech in Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
November 04, 2019 - 6:33 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — The U.S. is deeply committed to doing business with Southeast Asia, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday at a conference on the sidelines of a regional summit that President Donald Trump chose not to attend. Ross and other American officials showcased American...
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From left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha prepare to pose for a group photo at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN Plus Three summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
November 04, 2019 - 4:43 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Seven Southeast Asian leaders skipped an important meeting with the United States on Monday after President Donald Trump decided not to attend their regional summit in Thailand. Rather than Trump, the U.S. sent recently appointed national security adviser Robert O'Brien...
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From left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha prepare to pose for a group photo at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN Plus Three summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
November 04, 2019 - 1:22 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — President Donald Trump has invited Southeast Asian leaders to a "special summit" in the United States early next year after skipping their ongoing annual summit in Thailand. Robert O'Brien, the national security adviser Trump sent in his stead, included the invitation in...
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross delivers a speech in Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
November 04, 2019 - 1:17 am
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and a raft of other American officials are showcasing the commitment of U.S. businesses to Asia with a gathering on the sidelines of a regional summit that President Donald Trump opted to skip. Ross told a gathering of about 1,000...
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