APEC Summit

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (Hoang Dinh Nam/Pool Photo via AP)
November 12, 2017 - 12:12 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Asia (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang says his country wants to settle disputes in the South China Sea through peaceful negotiations. Quang made the comments Sunday during a joint appearance with...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smile during the family photo session during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang, Vietnam, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
November 11, 2017 - 6:58 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — An annual Pacific Rim summit is sticking with its tradition of promoting free trade and closer regional ties, shrugging off President Donald Trump's "America First" approach. The leaders of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum said Saturday that they had...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chile's President Michelle Bachelet attend the APEC-ASEAN dialogue, on the sidelines of the APEC summit, in Danang, Vietnam, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 11:27 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit of 21 Pacific Rim economies in Vietnam (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The Vietnamese trade minister says 11 Pacific Rim countries have reached a "fundamental agreement" on continuing with a free trade pact after the U.S. abandoned it. Trade Minister...
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Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, right, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump at the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Danang, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 10:36 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 10:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is beginning a day full of meetings at an economic summit in Vietnam. He arrived Saturday morning at a leaders retreat at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chile's President Michelle Bachelet attend the APEC-ASEAN dialogue, on the sidelines of the APEC summit, in Danang, Vietnam Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 7:46 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — In a major breakthrough, trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached a deal Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. A statement issued in the early hours Saturday...
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China's President Xi Jinping speaks on the final day of the APEC CEO Summit ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit in Danang, Vietnam, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Nyein Chan Naing/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 7:30 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Nations need to stay committed to economic openness or risk being left behind, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday in comments that contrasted sharply with U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks to the same business conference. The Chinese president drew loud applause...
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President Donald Trump arrives at Danang International Airport, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Danang, Vietnam. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 10, 2017 - 1:37 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump will not have a formal sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin while the two attend a summit, the White House said Friday shortly before Trump landed in Vietnam, the fourth stop on his first official visit to Asia. Speaking to reporters aboard...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Beijing Airport in Beijing, China, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, to travel to Danang, Vietnam. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 10, 2017 - 12:40 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 12:35 p.m. President Donald Trump will not have a formal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin while the two are in Danang, Vietman, for a summit. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is...
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In this Oct. 24, 2017, photo, garment workers sew clothes at Pro Sports factory in Nam Dinh province, Vietnam. U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a far-reaching Pacific Rim trade pact is having scant impact on fast-growing trade in the region. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
November 09, 2017 - 8:47 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a far-reaching Pacific Rim trade pact has scarcely dented the push for freer trade in the region, judging from the frenetic growth of exports of clothing and shoes, cellphones and computers from booming Vietnam. The nation of...
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New Zealand Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker, right, attends a Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) ministerial meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 in Danang, Vietnam. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen, Pool)
November 09, 2017 - 7:40 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit of 21 Pacific Rim economies in Vietnam (all times local): 7:15 p.m. New Zealand's minister for Trade and Export Growth, David Parker, said talks on a Pacific Rim trade pact are more likely to progress if few changes are made to the original accord...
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