Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing will further open up its economy in the face of rising protectionism, as he headed for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders in Singapore that are expected to focus on trade tensions.

Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore | eNCA

Singapore's prime minister made an impassioned plea for open markets and warned "political pressures" were driving countries apart.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing will further open up its economy in the face of rising protectionism, as he headed for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders in Singapore that are expected to focus on trade tensions.

Pence subs for Trump at summits with sceptical Asian nations, United

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Mr Mike Pence will stand in for President Donald Trump at several international gatherings this week in Asia, a region where the US faces increasing doubts about its commitment and consistency.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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Mahathir expected to be seated next to Myanmar’s Suu Kyi at Asean Summit.

5,000 police officers to provide land and sea security during summit

Singapore News - The Singapore Police Force (SPF) is deploying 5,000 officers to provide land and sea security for the five-day Asean Summit that began yesterday. The 33rd Asean Summit and related meetings are taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. SPF... Read more at www.tnp.sg

Calls for open trade to greet Pence as Trump skips Asia summit

Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore to renew calls for multilateralism and fresh pledges to resolve regional conflicts ranging from the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar to tensions in the South China Sea. Notably absent when regional powers such as China, Japan and…

Putin to make first visit to Singapore - Post Courier

Putin to make first visit to Singapore

Saifuddin: Special hope on Dr M from Asean at summit

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — The Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) is likely to turn to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to steer the region forward at its summit, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today....

In bilateral meet with Putin, will Dr M bring up MH17?

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet controversial Russian president Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asean Summit 2018 this Tuesday, amid recent new evidence on the downing...