[SYDNEY] New Zealand will use virtual digital platforms to host the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) group summit next year, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday.

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THE 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) bloc has not had the best of luck with its past two summits. The 2018 edition - hosted by Papua New Guinea in the capital Port Moresby in...

[SANTIAGO] Chile has withdrawn as host of the Apec trade summit in November and the COP25 climate summit in December after several weeks of violent unrest, President Sebastian Pinera announced on...

[SANTIAGO] Apec finance ministers expressed "moderate optimism" on Tuesday that the United States and China will end their trade war and sign an agreement during the forum's summit in Santiago...

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo expressed pessimism on Tuesday that the United States and China will resolve their trade dispute when the leaders of the world's two biggest economies meet at...

[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...

[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...

[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...