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'We simply can't guarantee what will be possible by the end of next year... we need to provide certainty, as a host, about how we'll operate and that's what we've done,' New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says
President Rodrigo Duterte also reappoints former speaker Jose de Venecia Jr as special envoy for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera says Pedro Sanchez 'made a generous offer to host the COP25 summit in Madrid' on December 2-13
After more than 10 days of street protests, Chile has decided it is not in a position to host either the November 16-17 trade summit or the December 2-13 climate convention
Cracking bomb jokes inside the airport is prohibited by law, punishable by prison time of up to 5 years or a maximum fine of P40,000
Government ministers meet with the protesters late Tuesday, November 20, and agree to pay the APEC allowance plus an additional bonus to all local personnel
A witness outside parliament says 'hundreds of police and troops' are standing on the building's front steps complaining that they have not been paid a special APEC duty allowance of 350 kina (US$104)
The gathering was almost 5 years in the making, cost untold millions of US dollars and required the deployment of at least one battleship and 3 cruise liners
(4th UPDATE) For the first time in the history of the APEC grouping, leaders were unable to agree on a formal written declaration amid sharp differences over trade policy
(UPDATED) 'Narito, hindi naman umuwi kagabi. He wants to attend the meeting,' says Philippine Ambassador to Papua New Guinea Bienvenido Tejano
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(3rd UPDATE) Representatives from both countries duel in back-to-back speeches at a pre-APEC business forum
Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez will attend the November 18 events in the President's place.
Chinese President Xi Jinping stresses that there will be no winners from a trade war or a new cold war amid increasing rivalry between the world's top two economies
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cuts short his trip to Papua New Guinea by a day. Cabinet members will represent him in a day's worth of APEC events.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet with 7 Pacific islands heads before the APEC Summit
The high-profile trade war between the world's two largest economies – as well as tit-for-tat tariff measures – will also serve as a backdrop to what could be a tense gathering
Papua New Guinea is this week's host of the APEC summit, but looking around Port Moresby you could easily mistake that it is China's Xi Jinping who is calling the shots.
About 4,000 military personnel, around half of them foreign, will work with hundreds of police to patrol Port Moresby for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum from Saturday, attracting representatives from 21 nations
Kris Aquino had previously denied that the necklace she wore to the APEC Summit dinner belonged to Imelda Marcos
Yuchengco-owned iPeople Incorporated, operator of Mapua University, will be the surviving entity in the merger
Trump turut mengucapkan selamat kepada Jokowi atas pernikahan putrinya
Trump says he repeatedly asked Putin about the claims during their chats at the APEC summit in Vietnam
President Rodrigo Duterte says he only received 'words of encouragement' from US President Donald Trump in their first encounter in Vietnam
The two leaders snatch brief but chummy discussions on the margins of the APEC Summit in Vietnam
President Rodrigo Duterte and 20 other world leaders attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Vietnam
Trump has repeatedly railed against North Korea as he urges the Asia-Pacific region to take a united front against the threat posed by the isolated nation
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his officials tell President Rodrigo Duterte that Russian companies want to invest in the energy and transportation sectors in the Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at an informal dialogue that is the first of its kind between APEC and ASEAN
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Some of the most historic encounters between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and world leaders are documented by top aide Bong Go through selfies
'See you tomorrow,' US President Donald Trump supposedly tells Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at their first encounter
(2nd UPDATE) Ministers save the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accused of 'sabotaging' the trade deal that the US has already abandoned.
US President Donald Trump makes these remarks ahead of his trip to the Philippines for ASEAN 2017
Together, these 21 leaders will attempt to align their ideas for making trade between APEC economies work better in the common pursuit of growth and job creation back home, with enormous implications for their 3 billion constituents and the rebounding global economy
(UPDATED) President Duterte's spokesman says he was probably thinking of UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard when he tweeted about IMF head Christine Lagarde
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the Philippine leader had to coordinate the rescue of Vietnamese nationals held captive by the Abu Sayyaf
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Rusia's military assistance comes 5 months after Duterte's visit to Moscow, which was cut short when the Marawi crisis erupted in May
China's Xi Jinping is also set to deliver a speech, likely to present a competing narrative casting China as the leader of global free trade, a role vacated by America
Both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in the city of Danang and there had been conflicting indications as to whether a face-to-face was on the cards
In a day mixing big hitters of politics and business, Trump will share the venue with world leaders including Russia's Vladimir Putin, Japan's Shinzo Abe and China's Xi Jinping, who casts his country as the new architect of global free trade
Addressing the APEC CEO Summit in Vietnam, the Philippine leader says America was the 'first victim of globalization' and urges regional blocs to help countries reap the benefits of free trade
'We are waiting on the President to make good on his campaign promise to hold Canada and Trudeau accountable for their trash,' says environmental group BAN Toxics, as both leaders attend the APEC Summit in Vietnam
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A Kremlin spokesman says 'Putin and Trump both have full programs and bilateral meetings, which have been arranged in advance and then there is the program of the summit itself'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to have bilateral meetings with leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the APEC Summit
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans to ask Chinese President Xi Jinping: 'What are the stakes? Do you want to control the passage or do we have the free passage?'