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Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

About Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation is a regional organization and a forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. The 17th APEC Leaders Week is scheduled to be held in Singapore between November 8 - 15, 2009.

APEC Member Countries

APEC's 21 Member Economies are Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Chile; People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Republic of Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; The Republic of the Philippines; The Russian Federation; Singapore; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; United States of America; Vietnam

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation in News

Johnson & Johnson's Fikry Isaac, M.D., Honored With 2013 Global Leadership in Corporate Health Award
Fikry Isaac, M.D., vice president of global health services, Johnson & Johnson, is the 2013 recipient of the Global Leadership in Corporate Health Award, recognizing his career as a proponent of workplace health and wellness for Johnson & Johnson.

Chicago Symposium to Examine Developments in Asia-Pacific Economic Integration and the Role of the US and Japan
On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), in conjunction with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, will hold a Symposium on Asia-Pacific Economic Integration and the Role of the US and Japan.

Towards a Blue Economy: The 3rd World Coral Triangle Regional Business Forum
The Governement of Indonesia is honoured to host "The Third Coral Triangle Regional Business Forum", March 24-26 at the Grand Hyatt, Nusa Dua, Bali, together with the annual 'Coral Triangle Initiatives on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Securities (CTI-CFF)'. The Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Sharif C

Indonesian Minister of State Owned Enterprises Satisfied with Optimum Performance of Waskita Karya in the Benoa Bali Toll Road Project
Dahlan Iskan, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, has expressed his satisfaction with results achieved in the construction of the Bali toll road. "I am satisfied with the optimum performance delivered in the construction of this toll road. We hope the Nusa Dua-Ngurah Rai-Benoa toll road will overcome traffic jams in Bali", said Dahlan Iskan.PT

Russian female anchor makes offensive 'one-finger' gesture while talking about Obama
A top Russian female newsreader has caused a stir after she made an insulting one-finger gesture at the camera while speaking about US President Barack Obama.

US allows Japan to delay decision on trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
Keeping in mind the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and ensuing nuclear crisis in Japan, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk said that the US wouldl allow Japan to delay its decision on joining the negotiations for a Trans-Pacific free trade agreement (TPP).

Thomas A. Bernes Appointed Executive Director of CIGI
The Board of Directors of The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) today announced the appointment of Thomas A. Bernes to the position of Executive Director.

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