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ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war

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ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war

A trade war waged by the US is likely to deliver a further blow to China’s economy in 2019, but the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) may benefit from the dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, according to Japan’s Kyodo News.

Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges

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Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges

The Philippines' House of Representatives Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and President of the Senate Vicente Sotto III met with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila on November 21, during which the two sides agreed to increase legislative exchanges.

APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

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APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies on November 18 were unable to sign a joint statement at the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Papua New Guinea in the context of deep divisions between the US and China over trade and investment.

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

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Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).