APEC

  • Wearing a Peruvian shawl, U.S President Barack Obama poses for a family photo at the APEC Summit in Lima, Peru November 20, 2016.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSSIC5
    November 20, 2016  

    U.S. President Barack Obama will complete the last scheduled foreign trip of his presidency today when he returns home from the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru. Joining Alison Stewart to discuss is Gardiner Harris, White House correspondent for The New York Times, who said Obama spent the week reassuring people about President-elect Donald Trump.
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  • Leaders pose for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) "family photo" at the Beijing National Aquatics Center in the Chinese capital on Nov. 10. President Barack Obama is front and fifth from the right. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
    November 10, 2014   BY  

    If a picture says a thousand words, the photos from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings spoke volumes, especially the handshakes. Continue reading

  • A policemen stands guard at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, China, on Nov. 7. Leaders and ministers of the 21-member APEC economies are meeting through Nov. 11. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images
    November 7, 2014   BY  

    President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping and other heads of state will meet in China’s capital Beijing on Nov. 10 and 11 for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, or APEC. Here are some of the areas to watch. Continue reading

  • November 10, 2011    

    A week after Europe’s economic woes dominated the G20 summit in France, a different collection of world leaders meet in Hawaii, where they hope to strengthen ties among Asia and the Pacific region’s fast-growing markets, from China to Chile. Continue reading

  • November 10, 2011   BY  

    One of the traditions of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is a group photo in which world leaders don matching outfits from ponchos to pastel silk jackets. We display some of them here. Continue reading