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International relations

China moves to fill US power vacuum with Asia trade deals

Three-way FTA with Japan and South Korea likely next, analysts say

Chinese President Xi Jinping rises from his chair at Beijing's Great Hall of the People in October.   © Kyodo

BEIJING -- "Ladies and gentlemen, friends, the Asia-Pacific is our shared home."

So declared Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday to an APEC-related business gathering.

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