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The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Main objective: support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC was publicly broached by former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke, during a speech in Seoul, Korea on 31 January 1989. The founding members were: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and the United States. In these days, APEC has more than 20 members.
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This year, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), will be present in Beijing, China. The main topics to talk about in the meeting are: Deepening regional economic integration Advancing ...

Domain: Politics; Category: International politics

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. With an estimated 90.0 million inhabitants as of 2013, it is the ...

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Singapore The Cleanest city in Asia. Singapore is very popular with its cleanest and safety. Yes, that is why you really want to go to Singapore. Singapore is the model in Asia for what a modern city ...

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Russia is a country situated in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania ...

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Metropolitan area: 22 million people Population: 8.7 million Mexico is ten times larger than what it was in 1940. Now, with nearly 22 million people in the metropolitan area, the Mexican capital ...

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With its seemingly permanent state of deflation and flat economic growth, it's easy to forget that the tiny island nation of Japan has an economic output that's almost three quarters that of China's, ...

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Hong Kong is frequently described as a place where East meets West, a meeting reflected in its economic infrastructure, education and street culture. On one street corner, there may be traditional ...

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