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Asia 'leading world out of slump'
Asia is leading the world out of
recession, the region's leaders have
Leaders have gathered in Singapore for
the annual meeting of the 21 nations
that make up the Asia-Pacific Economic
Co-operation (Apec) body.
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien
Loong said that, with weaker US growth,
"somebody else has to spend more
somewhere else in the world".
"This has to be in Asia," he added in a
keynote speech to business leaders.
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