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  1. Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... TENSIONS: Over the weekend, a meeting of 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea ended without a final communique. That put the spotlight on a trade dispute between China and the U.S. that shows no signs of ...

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  2. Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Albany Times Union

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, watches Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah gesture before the start of the gala dinner family photo at the APEC summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. less U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, watches Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah gesture before the start of the gala dinner family photo at the APEC summit in Port ... more U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, watches Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah gesture before the start of the gala dinner family photo at the APEC summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.

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  3. The Latest: US signs up to bring power to Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea : Four countries including the U.S. have signed up to an effort to bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030.

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  4. Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Herald

    ... TENSIONS: Over the weekend, a meeting of 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea ended without a final communique. That put the spotlight on a trade dispute between China and the U.S. that shows no signs of ...

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  5. Commentary: Time to loosen "constricting belt" over self-centered mentalityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    Over the weekend at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Papua New Guinea, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has spared no efforts to disparage "some other nations" when presenting his country's infrastructure financing. His saying that Washington does not offer "a constricting belt or a one-way road" has been quoted by media reports as "a clear swipe at China's Belt and Road Initiative ."

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  6. Thailand waives visa fees to boost tourist numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Asian Correspondent

    ... ndora, Bulgaria, Bhutan, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Romania, San Marino, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

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  7. Anger at unpaid bonusesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    Papua New Guinea police and soldiers stormed the country's parliament yesterday, assaulting staff, smashing windows and demanding unpaid bonuses just days after an international summit wrapped up.The impoverished Pacific nation had rolled out the red carpet for visiting world leaders during the two-day conference of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and bought 40 Maseratis to ferry the dignita... Papua New Guinea police and soldiers stormed the country's parliament yesterday, assaulting staff, smashing windows and demanding unpaid bonuses just days after an international summit wrapped up.

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  8. Australia joins US in rejecting UN migration pactRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Hundreds of people have been held for years in Papua New Guinea and Nauru under Australia's hardline policy of detaining asylum-seekers trying to reach the country by boat AFP/PETER PARKS SYDNEY: Australia's conservative government announced Wednesday it would reject a UN migration pact already denounced by the United States and several European countries. Adopting the pact "would risk encouraging illegal entry to Australia and reverse... hard-won successes in combating the people-smuggling trade", Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a joint statement with his home and foreign ministers.

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  9. Commentary: APEC reveals irreconcilable visions of the future between US, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... US-China tensions, it had already been looking out of place. Pence unveiled US plans to help Australia and Papua New Guinea (PNG) - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's (APEC) host this year - expand a military base on Manus Island, PNG. Former ...

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  10. Australia formalises ban on Hong Kong bid for gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... influence in the Pacific region was further highlighted during regional summits last week in Singapore and Papua New Guinea, with Australia announcing a series of infrastructure and defence initiatives clearly seen as trying to counter Chinese ...

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  11. Defense Staff Chief's accusation of inspector Nishantha Silva is 'malicious', CID informs IGPRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Nov 20, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department of Sri Lanka Police today said the accusation made by the Chief of Defense Staff Admiral Ravi Wijegunaratne that CID inspector Nishantha Silva has links with the defeated terrorist organization LTTE, is 'malicious' and an attempt to influence the case against the CDS. Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of the CID said, the Chief of Defense Staff has informed the Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera that the Officer-In-Charge of the Organized Crimes Investigation Division of CID Inspector Nishantha Silva is a person with connections to the outlawed terrorist outfit liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam .

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  12. Sri Lanka majority party plans protests to demand democracyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Nov 20, Colombo: The United National Party has decided to launch a series of protests against the anti-democratic and unconstitutional agendas of the President Maithripala Sirisena and Mahinda Rajapaksa to stay in power. At a meeting held at Temple Trees UNP leaders have decided to hold an indefinite Sathyagraha campaign commencing from 3pm tomorrow at the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo.

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  13. Japan rocked by arrest of Carlos Ghosn, stocks tumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... trading partner China. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spent considerable time on Sunday at the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea trying to bridge the two economic superpowers, but without success. Focus will now move to the G-20 in Argentina towards the ...

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  14. Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... are due to meet this month at a gathering of the Group of 20 major economies. At the weekend meeting in Papua New Guinea, Trump's vice president, Mike Pence, criticized Beijing for intellectual property theft, forced technology transfers and unfair ...

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  15. Australian and PNG leaders must act urgently to save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    The misery of indefinite detention in Papua New Guinea is pushing increasing numbers of refugees and people seeking asylum to suicide attempts and self-harm, a new report by the Refugee Council of Australia and Amnesty International finds today. In the report, Until when? The forgotten men on Manus Island , RCOA and Amnesty International paint a stark picture of a traumatised refugee population which has been hit hard by Australia's recent healthcare and counselling service cuts , as well as continued threats to their safety.

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  16. Government humiliated by Papua New Guineaa s abuse of aidRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... Taxpayers' Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke. "Kiwi taxpayers forked out $15 million specifically to help Papua New Guinea's government pay for security at APEC. Instead, $7 million was blown on a fleet of Maseratis and Bentleys for politicians, ...

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  17. Unnecessary Fussing: China, the United States and APECRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... These were deemed "malicious rumours" by the Chinese delegation. At the conclusion of the summit, Papua New Guinea, as host, expressed its concerns through a rattled Prime Minister Peter O'Neill: the "giants" had disagreed; the "entire world" was ...

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  18. China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with U.S. allyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... ngthen our resolve. We will not change course," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a weekend meeting in Papua New Guinea that was attended by Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum

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  19. 'Nobody has spoken to us': Manus Governor slams Australia over naval base plansRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    The Governor of Manus has slammed Australia over plans to redevelop a joint naval base on the island in Papua New Guinea, saying he has never been consulted on the deal. Manus Governor Charlie Benjamin told the ABC's Pacific Beat program that the deal to redevelop the Lombrum naval base was unnecessary and that he does not believe the base serves the interests of locals.

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  20. Eddie Jones recalls 'fat little bloke' Will Genia ahead of his 100th Wallabies testRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    England coach Eddie Jones recalls Will Genia when he was a porky kid from Papua New Guinea in the Reds academy. Will Genia says the milestone of bringing up his 100th test for the Wallabies on Saturday could very well be his greatest achievement and one he hopes his young daughter will be proud of one day.

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