US Vice-President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference in Singapore on Friday. Photo: AFP

Can America’s answer to China’s massive belt and road really make an impact at Apec?

  • The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation – soon to be renamed and armed with twice the funding – will be central to vice-president Mike Pence’s keynote speech at the summit on Saturday
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US Vice-President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference in Singapore on Friday. Photo: AFP
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.