It would seem that there is a surfeit of summits in south-east Asia. First there was the Association of South-East Nations (ASEAN) summit in Phnom Penh, the capital of Coambodia, followed by the G20 summit at Bali in Indonesia. On Friday, another summit opened at Bangkok of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that Auckland would still host a major regional conference in 2021 despite a fire ripping through the complex where the event would have been held.
The pair will be at a meeting of the leaders of the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) hosted virtually by Malaysia just two weeks after Trump lost his re-election bid.
It seems to be a replay of United States-Soviet Union relations as American President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met and talked for four hours
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday this week’s meeting between US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping is a badly needed signal that the world needs to cooperate more.