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US-China strike climate agreement to curb emissions

A groundbreaking agreement struck Wednesday by the United States and China puts the world’s two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming. With the clock ticking on a worldwide climate treaty, the two countries sought to move […]


Xi, Obama walk and talk one-on-one in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the APEC meetings today. The two leaders will also hold a state visit Wednesday. China and the U.S have already negotiated a potential breakthrough on a global information technology agreement that […]


Slideshow: APEC’s fashion tradition

Since U.S. President Bill Clinton started the tradition at the 1993 summit, leaders of the 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation have gathered for a group photo in the host country’s traditional garb.

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New 10-year visa agreed to between US, China at APEC

U.S. President Barack Obama announced at the APEC meeting Monday that both the U.S. and China would start granting visas to each other’s citizens that would be valid for up to a decade. But issues as human rights and trade lurked just under the surface, reflecting the […]