Sydney, Sep 9 (Xinhua) Leaders of the 21-member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) wrapped up their annual meeting here Sunday, agreeing to further promote trade and improve energy efficiency for the region's sustainable development.
Sunday, September 09, 2007 11:36:53 AM
Sydney, Sep 9 (DPA) It's not often that a service industry boss boasts that his customers are an uncouth lot who prefer swilling beer, eating sausages and dancing to drinking wine, chatting and reading books.
Sunday, September 09, 2007 9:59:48 AM
Sydney, Sep 9 (DPA) Australian officials Sunday trumpeted as 'an enormous diplomatic breakthrough' the acceptance by 21 Asia-Pacific countries meeting in Sydney of 'aspirational goals' for reducing the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause climate change.
Sunday, September 09, 2007 9:37:23 AM
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 19 people were arrested and two police officers injured Saturday in what was largely a peaceful protest demanding an end to the Iraq war and poverty as well as stringent and immediate action on climate change as the 21 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit got underway at Sydney's iconic Opera House.
Saturday, September 08, 2007 6:04:39 PM
Sydney, Sep 8 (Xinhua) APEC leaders Saturday adopted a Sydney declaration on climate change in support of United Nation's global efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, said Australian Prime Minister John Howard.
Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:22:45 PM
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) The rising economic power and influence of India in the region figured in trilateral talks between the US, Australia and Japan Saturday as they discussed ways to engage India more closely.
Saturday, September 08, 2007 12:01:18 PM
Sydney, Sep 8 (DPA) The US and its key regional defence allies, Japan and Australia, discussed at length closer ties with Asian giant India during meetings Saturday, Australia's foreign minister said.
Saturday, September 08, 2007 10:55:15 AM
Sydney, Sep 7 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush said here Friday that his country would be willing to consider formally ending the Korean War if North Korea ends its nuclear weapons programme.
Friday, September 07, 2007 4:46:14 PM
Sydney, Sep 7 (RIA Novosti) Russia and the US will continue looking for a solution to the ongoing dispute over US plans to deploy missile defence elements in Central Europe, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Friday, September 07, 2007 3:48:14 PM
Sydney, Sep 7 (DPA) Climate change emerged Friday as the make-or-break issue at a meeting in Sydney of 21 Asia-Pacific leaders with rich and poor countries dividing on traditional lines.
Friday, September 07, 2007 3:24:50 PM
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