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  • women economic rights

    APEC vows to improve women's economic empowerment

    World | September 25, 2021 13:11 IST

    Ministers also pledged to promote work-life balance and equal sharing of unpaid domestic work and care by exploring measures that expand affordable and accessible child and elder care.

  • 1st phase of China trade pact may be signed sooner: Trump

    1st phase of China trade pact may be signed sooner: Trump

    World | October 29, 2019 10:18 IST

    Trump described the pact as the first part of a process that could unfold in three phases.  

  • A Bill introduced in the US Congress moots India's

    US lawmakers push for India’s inclusion in APEC forum

    World | March 25, 2016 17:02 IST

    Contending that an economically prosperous India will be beneficial to the strategic goals of the US in Asia, a group of influential American lawmakers have introduced a legislation asking the Obama administration to help India join the APEC forum.

  • endorsed by russia and china india to soon join apec

    Endorsed by Russia and China, India to soon join APEC

    World | February 03, 2015 8:22 IST

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Beijing and expressed full confidence in Sino-India relations, hoping that “new progress” would be made in the ties in the

  • india must decide on joining apec chinese daily

    India must decide on joining APEC: Chinese daily

    World | November 17, 2014 14:17 IST

    Beijing: It is high time India took a decision on joining the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) after having declined to attend the bloc's annual summit in Beijing earlier this month despite being invited by host

  • xi obama hold talks in beijing

    Xi, Obama hold talks in Beijing

    World | November 12, 2014 10:36 IST

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping today held formal talks with his US counterpart Barack Obama, a day after the two leaders pledged to push forward a new type of major-country relations between the world's two

  • tony abbott urges russia to appologise over mh17 deaths

    Tony Abbott urges Russia to appologise over MH17 deaths

    World | November 12, 2014 9:14 IST

    Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged Russia to compensate and apologise to families of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, a statement from Abbott's office said on Wednesday.Abbott held a tense 15-minute

  • xi pushes china s fta vision as apec leaders meet

    Xi pushes China's FTA vision as APEC leaders meet

    World | November 11, 2014 14:57 IST

    Beijing: President Xi Jinping today pushed China's free trade vision for the Asia Pacific region and asked APEC to “break open closed doors” as leaders of the grouping held talks on forging consensus over opening

  • us pollution data on beijing blocked on mobile app

    US pollution data on Beijing blocked on mobile app

    World | November 11, 2014 10:59 IST

    Beijing: All the sky-clearing measures plus cooperation from the weather kept Beijing relatively free of air pollution for most of a seven-day Asia-Pacific conference. Then, toward the end as top leaders met, the smog crept

  • chinese president calls for fulfilling asia pacific dream

    Chinese president calls for fulfilling Asia-Pacific dream

    World | November 09, 2014 11:25 IST

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said efforts should be made to fulfil the Asia-Pacific dream of more economic vibrancy, free trade and investment opportunities in the region.He was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic

  • asia pacific ministers endorse trade graft pacts

    Asia-Pacific ministers endorse trade, graft pacts

    World | November 08, 2014 13:02 IST

    Beijing: Ministers from Pacific Rim countries have endorsed a call to formally start work on a free-trade initiative seen as an effort by China to raise its influence in trade policy.   Chinese officials say ministers

  • modi to meet chinese president premier during myanmar

    Modi to meet Chinese President, premier during Myanmar, Australia Visits

    World | November 08, 2014 6:34 IST

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang next week on the sidelines of two separate international gatherings.Modi will meet Li for the first time at

  • hong kong activists mull beijing visit during apec

    Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC

    World | October 31, 2014 11:24 IST

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms.Student leader Alex Chow said at a rally