[PORT MORESBY] Papua New Guinea police and soldiers stormed the country's parliament Tuesday, smashing windows and furniture and demanding unpaid Apec bonuses just days after the international...

[CANBERRA] Since the Soviet Union fell in the early 1990s, South-east Asia has sought to avoid getting caught in a fight between major powers. The Trump administration is making that position look...

[PORT MORESBY] US vice president Mike Pence pilloried China's "opaque" chequebook diplomacy in a combative speech Saturday, taking aim at Beijing's business practices and warning...

[PORT MORESBY] Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese president Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take...

[PORT MORESBY] Chinese leader Xi Jinping will sit down with seven Pacific island allies Friday, doling out attention and perhaps some largesse in the hope of convincing more nations to drop...

[PORT MORESBY] Asian Pacific leaders fly into the unlikely venue of Port Moresby Saturday for a summit developing into a tug-of-war for regional influence between an assertive China and an...

[Port Moresby] The leader of Papua New Guinea, host of this year's APEC summit, Friday urged respect for international trade rules by "countries large and small" as spats between the...

OPINION

THE global spotlight turns to the Asia-Pacific this week, with world leaders from Russia to Australia and India to Canada attending the Asean and Apec summits. With states in attendance accounting...

EDITORIAL

IT was just a little under three months ago when US President Donald Trump accepted an invitation by President Halimah Yacob to make his inaugural state visit to Singapore in November.