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2005-11-18 07:08:08

By John Chalmers and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Leaders of Pacific Rim economies accounting for nearly half of the world's commerce agreed on Friday to demand that trade giants break an impasse on opening up markets or risk undermining the global trading system.

2005-11-17 23:01:38

By Sonya Hepinstall and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - The leaders of 21 Pacific Rim economies gathered on Friday to hammer out joint action to fight bird flu and shore up flagging talks on a global free trade pact, but regional tensions hung over their talks.

2005-11-17 21:42:23

By John Chalmers PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Setting aside regional tensions, the leaders of 21 Pacific Rim economies gathered on Friday to join forces against the threats of terrorism and bird flu and shore up flagging talks on a global free trade pact.

2005-11-17 13:12:22

By Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Leaders from 21 Pacific Rim economies begin two days of talks in South Korea on Friday on ways to liberalize global trade, tackle the threat of bird flu and coordinate anti-terrorism measures.

2005-11-17 13:49:32

By Steve Holland PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush will press ahead on Friday with his strategy for bolstering allied unity against North Korea's nuclear weapons programme when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin.

2005-11-17 00:01:57

SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao pledged his support for eventual reunification of the two Koreas in a speech to South Korea's parliament on Thursday and said China's relations with the South were "entering their best period ever." In an upbeat speech on his second day of a state visit, Hu said the two countries -- former enemies who established relations just in 1992 -- should cooperate to foster stability in northeast Asia.

2005-11-15 04:37:10

By Sonya Hepinstall and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Pacific Rim countries representing close to half of world commerce took aim on Tuesday at European Union reluctance to open markets to agriculture, the main stumbling block ahead of crucial trade talks next month.

2005-11-14 23:03:54

By Jon Herskovitz PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Trips by Japan's prime minister to a war shrine some say glorifies the country's militarist past should stop because they strain ties in Asia, the foreign ministers of China and South Korea said on Tuesday.

2005-11-14 22:41:46

By Sonya Hepinstall and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Pacific Rim countries representing close to half of world commerce took aim on Tuesday at European Union reluctance to open markets to agriculture, the main stumbling block ahead of crucial trade talks next month.

2005-11-08 01:40:05

By Martin Nesirky and Lee Suwan SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's president announced on Tuesday he would meet Japan's prime minister next week despite a visit by the Japanese leader to a war shrine that angered Seoul.


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  • An armed gangster.
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