APEC summit: the Xi show by the sea shore

Hundreds of fluttering red flags, buses emblazoned with “China Aid” logos and even a purpose-built pagoda: driving around Port Moresby, you could be forgiven for thinking that Xi Jinping is hosting this week’s APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.

APEC Leaders Meeting starts

APEC leaders gather for the Leaders Meeting in Danang, Vietnam, as trade ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agree to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States. IMAGES