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APEC meeting calls for efforts to ensure open trade, equitable vaccine access, FTAAP agenda progress

People Daily 24 May 2022
BANGKOK, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Trade officials and representatives from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies have called for efforts to ensure open trade, equitable COVID-19 vaccine access and work to progress the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) agenda.
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China firmly supports work of ESCAP: Chinese FM

Xinhua 23 May 2022
Firstly, the Asia-Pacific area should unswervingly safeguard peace and stability, uphold the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, and unequivocally reject any attempt to introduce military blocs or bloc confrontation into the region, he said.
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Ahead of Quad meet, China says US’ Indo-Pacific strategy ‘bound to fail’

The Times of India 23 May 2022
China refers to the area as Asia-Pacific region and is averse to the Indo-Pacific strategic concept. “The Asia-Pacific should become a plateau for peaceful development, rather than a geopolitical arena. Attempts to turn the Asia-Pacific into a bloc, Nato will never succeed,” said Wang.
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Biden launches economic framework aimed at countering China

Al Jazeera 23 May 2022
US President Joe Biden officially launched his long-awaited economic framework aimed at countering growing Chinese influence in Asia, announcing 12 Asia-Pacific partners who will work on common standards in areas including clean energy and infrastructure ... “The Asia-Pacific should ...
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China firmly committed to Asia-Pacific free-trade area: minister

ECNS 23 May 2022
Commerce Minister Wang Wentao has expressed China's resolute commitment to achieving a comprehensive and high-level Asia-Pacific free-trade area, issuing his comments at the 28th trade ministers' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) during the weekend.
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'China committed to Asia-Pacific free trade area'

The Manila Times 23 May 2022
A Chinese Cabinet official said Beijing was committed to establishing a comprehensive and high-level Asia-Pacific free trade area, in comments made at the 28th trade ministers' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) over the weekend.
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GLOBALink | APEC should push for strong policies to avert future crises: Thai deputy PM

Xinhua 23 May 2022
and urged member economies to advance APEC's work in deepening economic integration and mobilizing the progress of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP).
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Quad summit: Indo-Pacific strategy 'bound to fail', says China

India TV 22 May 2022
China refers to the area as Asia-Pacific region and is averse to the Indo-Pacific strategic concept which has gained prominence during previous US President Donald Trump’s tenure and vigorously pursued by his successor Joe Biden. The Asia-Pacific should become a plateau for peaceful development, rather than a geopolitical arena.
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Ahead of Quad summit, China says US' Indo-Pacific strategy 'bound to fail'The "Indo-Pacific strategy" is ...

Deccan Herald 22 May 2022
China refers to the area as Asia-Pacific region and is averse to the Indo-Pacific strategic concept which has gained prominence during previous US President Donald Trump’s tenure and vigorously pursued by his successor Joe Biden ... The trend of the times in the Asia-Pacific region ...
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HK commerce chief highlights importance of regional economic integration at APEC meeting

Hong Kong Standard 22 May 2022
... believes that free and open trade and investment play a significant role in reconnecting the Asia-Pacific region, and is keen and ready to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership to contribute a part to the building of the wider Free Trade Area of Asia-Pacific.
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Biden's inducements for division will not pass muster in East Asia: China Daily editorial

China Daily 22 May 2022
The new leaders in both Seoul and Tokyo appear enthusiastically receptive to Washington's plans for the area, which is obviously poisonous to the peace and harmony that have been cultivated in the Asia-Pacific over the past decades.
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MITI Deputy Minister represents Malaysia at 28th APEC MRT meeting in Bangkok

Malaysian National News Agency 22 May 2022
“He (Lim) will also be highlighting Malaysia’s view in advancing the progress of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) as well as the Multilateral Trading System (MTS),” it said ... related areas to ensure a resilient and sustainable Asia-Pacific region.
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Ahead of Quad summit, China says US’ Indo-Pacific strategy ‘bound to fail’

Indian Express 22 May 2022
China refers to the area as Asia-Pacific region and is averse to the Indo-Pacific strategic concept which has gained prominence during previous President Donald Trump’s tenure and vigorously pursued by his successor Biden ... The trend of the times in the Asia-Pacific region is ...
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APEC should push for strong policies to avert future crises: Thai deputy PM

Xinhua 22 May 2022
and urged member economies to advance APEC's work in deepening economic integration and mobilizing the progress of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP).

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