Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before talks in Da Nang, Vietnam, on November 11. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before talks in Da Nang, Vietnam, on November 11. Photo: Kyodo
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Is the US retreat from Asia drawing China, Japan and South Korea closer together?

William Pesek says the Apec meeting saw the Trump administration strike a blow against its own relevance to Asian trade, while possibly convincing Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing to tone down their feuding for mutual gain

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before talks in Da Nang, Vietnam, on November 11. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before talks in Da Nang, Vietnam, on November 11. Photo: Kyodo
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