China’s Xi vows no decoupling in call to reject protectionism

Business / Economy Nov 19, 2020

China’s Xi vows no decoupling in call to reject protectionism

President Xi Jinping pledged that China wouldn’t engage in decoupling, in an address to Asia-Pacific leaders in Kuala Lumpur just days after the region inaugurated the world’s largest free-trade agreement. Xi’s speech during Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summits Thursday came as he — and the world ...

Russian trolls are stoking conflict in Chile, U.S. warns

World / Social Issues Nov 1, 2019

Russian trolls are stoking conflict in Chile, U.S. warns

The U.S. State Department warned on Thursday that it had seen indications of Russian "influence" on recent unrest in Chile, where two weeks of protests and riots have rocked the administration of President Sebastian Pinera. A senior State Department official said there were "clear indications" ...

Editorials Nov 19, 2018

Agreement eludes APEC

The APEC breakdown makes clear the widening gap in visions of regional order. Choices will have to be made, and soon.