Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

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“Will U.S., Israel Strike Iran?” Questions China’s Military (LAROUCHEPAC)

November 15, 2011 • 9:26AM Obama’s deceitful comment at the concluding APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) press conference that U.S., Russia and China “agree on the objective” that Iran must not be allowed to develop a nuclear weapon is getting big play in the Western propaganda machine, despite both Eurasian nations refusal to allow tighter … Continue reading

Guest commentary: China Blew It; Washington Shouldn’t (Michigan Live)

By David F. Gordon As President Obama travels to Honolulu for this weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, he will confront a changing game in Asia. During a recent visit to the region, a senior Asian policymaker told me, “We used to ask what we could get from the Americans in return for their military personnel … Continue reading

Clinton Says U.S. Turning East As Asia-Pacific Region Becomes World’s ‘Center Of Gravity’ (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)

Geographically, the United States faces East and West, but for decades its foreign policy has been mostly directed toward Europe. Now, that balance is changing. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary, making a keynote speech in Hawaii on November 11, announced the shift in emphasis, as Washington seeks to recalibrate its foreign policy. “The 21st century … Continue reading

Japan decides to join TPP talks despite opposition (KUNA)

TOKYO, Nov 11 (KUNA) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Friday announced that Japan will join negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement to boost the domestic economy, despite mounting opposition within his ruling Democratic Party of Japan and agriculture sector.

Obama travels to Pacific Rim to refocus U.S. interests there (Washington Times)

Departing Friday on a nine-day trip back to his boyhood roots in the Pacific Rim, President Obama will pursue what aides say is a long-range goal to fundamentally shift the focus of U.S. economic and military influence toward Asia. “It’s the fastest-growing economic region in the world,” said Ben Rhodes, White House deputy national security … Continue reading

US raises blogger arrests in talks with Vietnam (AP, Taiwan News)

The United States raised concerns with Vietnam on Thursday over its restrictions on media freedoms and other human rights that Washington views as a stumbling block to establishing a strategic alliance between the former foes. International rights groups say Vietnam has tightened controls on the press and Internet this year and arrested bloggers and journalists. … Continue reading

Japan Arrests Chinese Fishing Boat Captain, Fujimura Says (Business Week)

By Takashi Hirokawa and Daniel Ten Kate (Adds details on previous dispute in fourth paragraph.) Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s Coast Guard yesterday arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat for refusing inspection, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said. Japan informed the Chinese government, which has yet to react to the incident, Fujimura told … Continue reading

Chance for U.S. to strengthen its Asia role (Business Live)

Leaders of major nations bordering the Pacific expect to make progress at APEC meetings this week on building a regional free trade area and a green initiative, steps that would help foster world economic growth unlike the tumultuous outcome of G20 summit. Asia-Pacific countries are among the fastest growing in the world with 2.5 billion … Continue reading

Vietnamese leader seeks better Korean partnership (ANN)

Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang said he will discuss ways to strengthen strategic cooperation with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during his visit to Seoul on November 8-10. In an e-mail interview with The Korea Herald ahead of his trip to Korea, the Vietnamese leader emphasised that the two countries should expand cooperation in all … Continue reading

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