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Towards peace, stability and sustainable economic development in the Asia-Pacific region

Towards peace, stability and sustainable economic development in the Asia-Pacific region

October 6, 2013 Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia, exclusively for RBTH Asia-Pacific

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov describes the current state of Russia-APR relations ahead of the APEC summit scheduled for October 7-8, 2013 in Bali.

APEC summit: USA to propose supply chain fund for the region

APEC summit: USA to propose supply chain fund for the region

September 20, 2013

At the APEC summit in Bali on 7-8 October, the United States will propose creating a dedicated supply chain fund for the Asia-Pacific region, Robert Wang, US Senior Official for APEC, announced at a meeting with journalists in Washington on Wednesday.

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum expects billions in new contracts

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum expects billions in new contracts

May 23, 2013 Maria Prikhodina, special to RBTH Asia

The 17th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which takes place on June 20–22, may see the signing of Arctic offshore oil and gas development contracts

Chairman's Statement of The 22nd ASEAN Summit,

Chairman's Statement of The 22nd ASEAN Summit, "Our People, Our Future Together"

April 26, 2013 Bandar Seri Begawan, asean.org

SEAN will face an increasingly complex geopolitical situation, the Leaders tasked the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) to review ASEAN’s processes and institutions in order to safeguard ASEAN centrality in the regional architecture

Russia tested its muscles at G20 summit

Russia tested its muscles at G20 summit

February 21, 2013 Alexey Dolinskiy, special to RBTH

Leading a global institution of the world’s most powerful countries is both a great opportunity and a great test for Russia. Russia’s G20 presidency was long-awaited, yet it came unexpectedly: The national political elite had not prepared for this gl

Gas and image: 2013 will not be easy for Russian diplomacy

Gas and image: 2013 will not be easy for Russian diplomacy

January 16, 2013 Alexander Gabuev

In 2013, Russia faces some severe challenges on the foreign policy front. Its ongoing integration with Belarus and Kazakhstan is fraught with problems, the European gas market is becoming less pliable, and the Asian market is still unable to pick up

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Russia opens visa-free entry for ABTC card-holders

June 7, 2013 RBTH Asia

Russia has officially joined the APEC Business Travel Card scheme in the beginning of June, allowing ABTC card-holders from other APEC economies to enter its borders without a visa, according to the statement issued by the APEC Business Mobility Grou

Russian business people to visit APEC members without visas

June 3, 2013 RBTH Asia

Russian business people, heads and employees of the companies, as well as state officials, are now allowed to visit 18 APEC members, including Australia, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand and other countries, without visas, using special APEC Business Tr

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