Morning Ledger: What You Missed At The APEC 2015 CEO Summit
The Philippine nation has recently played host to this year?s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Week, having previously hosted back in 1996. Last November 16-18 saw the culmination of the APEC 2015 CEO Summit, a global gathering of some of the world?s top business and economic leaders.
ABC News: Navy Destroyer Sails Near Disputed Island Claimed by China
A U.S. Navy destroyer has sailed within 12 miles of an artificial island that China built in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The transit by the USS Lassen through what the United States says are international waters was planned as a challenge to China's claims that the waters around seven artificial islands in the chain are Chinese territory.