NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AFP) - In perhaps an unprecedented burst of birthday diplomacy, Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated turning 61 by quaffing vodka, wolfing down cake and being serenaded by some of the world's most powerful men.
NUSA DUA (AFP) - The United States intensified its drive to clinch an ambitious Asia-Pacific trade pact by the end of the year, raising the hackles of China at a regional summit in Indonesia.
BALI (AP) - The United States and 11 other nations negotiating an Asia-Pacific trade pact say they are on track to agree on a comprehensive deal before the year's end.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - A journalist association is protesting the expulsion of Hong Kong reporters from a regional summit, saying they were treated like a serious security threat after they shouted questions at Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (REUTERS) - The 21 countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation trade group promised on Tuesday to implement responsible macroeconomic policies that will help offset slowing global economic growth and weaker trade.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Soured ties between China and Japan bubbled beneath the surface of a regional summit after Beijing was announced as the host of next year's meeting, putting renewed focus on the testy relationship between the two Asian powers.
NUSA DUA (AFP) - Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has threatened to withdraw funding for the Commonwealth in an escalating row over rights abuses by Sri Lanka ahead of a summit next month.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (REUTERS) - World trade ministers may discuss a US-led trade pact on the sidelines of a December World Trade Organisation meeting with a goal of reaching a deal by year-end, US Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Tuesday.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (REUTERS) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping shook hands during an Apec regional summit in Bali on Monday but had no talks on a territorial island dispute, Japanese officials said.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AFP) - After falling out of favour during the global economic turmoil, Apec's propensity for dressing up its leaders in "silly shirts" returned with a gusto on Monday as Indonesia's guitar-strumming president led a stylish parade of Balinese design.
Pre-CEO Summit Conference: Invest Indonesia
Oct 5 - 6
International Conference on Sustainable Development 2013
Oct 5 - 7
Apec CEO Summit 2013
Oct 7 - 8
Apec Economic Leaders' Meeting (AELM)