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Health risks on this year’s APEC forum agenda

The annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum kicked off in South Korea’s southeastern port city of Busan on Saturday, with free trade, counter-terrorism, oil prices and fighting corruption on top of its agenda. For the first time, a global response to health risks such as avian influenza will be included in the agenda. Earlier in the day, senior officials from the 21 APEC member economies began their two-day meeting to finalize the agenda for the Economic Leaders’ Meeting scheduled on Nov. 18-19. Full Story

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