Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay

World 11/20/18, 01:00

A lawmaker says disgruntled police and prison guards have stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament in a pay dispute that stemmed from an international summit hosted by the South Pacific island nation last weekend.Images posted by opposition lawmaker Bryan Kramer on social media on Tuesday showed broken windows, smashed furniture, pictures ...

Update: Pence meets Taiwan’s delegation at APEC summit

Politics 11/16/18, 23:42

The Latest on the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 2:40 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with the head of Taiwan's delegation to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting. The U.S. doesn't have diplomatic relations with Taiwan, which China regards as a renegade province, ...

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

World 11/13/18, 22:53

After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders meeting in the country that can least afford it. Barely penetrated by roads and scarred by violence, Papua New Guinea hopes the ...

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