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China's President Xi Jinping (C) arrives to speak on the final day of the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit, in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 10, 2017. World leaders and senior business figures are gathering in the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the annual 21-member APEC summit. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / NYEIN CHAN NAING (Photo credit should read NYEIN CHAN NAING/AFP/Getty Images)

Hayward: China’s Xi Says ‘Economic Globalism’ Is ‘Irreversible Historical Trend’

Speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam on Friday, Chinese President Xi Jinping embraced “economic globalism,” calling it an “irreversible historical trend” and saying it has “contributed significantly to global growth.” Meanwhile. President Donald Trump denounced unfair trade practices and vowed the United States will not be “taken advantage of anymore.”

First Lady Melania Trump Tours Great Wall of China

The first lady took a cable car up to a platform leading up to the wall and climbed a short flight stairs to the top. She spent about 30 minutes touring the area. According to officials, she said that the wall was “beautiful” and “amazing.

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Japan, China Heads of State Meet amid Dueling Trump Charm Offensives

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in what Reuters calls an “impromptu” meeting at this weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference. Both sides issued tepid but cordial statements as the heads of state jockey for a favorable relationship with the incoming Trump White House.