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What to Be expecting From Biden’s Shuttle to Asia
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What to Be expecting From Biden’s Shuttle to Asia

WHITE HOUSE —  U.S. President Joe Biden travels Thursday to South Korea and Japan — his first day trip to Asia since taking place of business — following his summit with Southeast Asian leaders on the White Area closing week. In Seoul, Biden will meet newly inaugurated South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, in opposition […]

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Why China’s freaking out over Biden’s Asia trip- POLITICO
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Why China’s freaking out over Biden’s Asia trip- POLITICO

By PHELIM KINE  05/19/2022 08:30 AM EDT Updated 05/19/2022 09:05 PM EDT 2022-05-19T09:05-0400 President Joe Biden hosts a Quad Leaders Summit along with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on September 24, 2021 in Washington, D.C. | Pool/Getty Images Hi, China Watchers. Don’t miss our […]

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Asia trip offers no relief from Biden’s political woes
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Asia trip offers no relief from Biden’s political woes

TOKYO —  On his fifth and final day in Asia, President Biden voiced amazement that Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joined other leaders in Japan just a day after Albanese was sworn in. “If you fall asleep while you’re here, it’s OK,” Biden joked to Albanese. “Because I don’t know how you’re doing it.” Biden, who […]

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4 takeaways from Biden’s first presidential trip to Asia
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4 takeaways from Biden’s first presidential trip to Asia

Speaking to a high-level summit here of Indo-Pacific leaders, Biden underscored the grave consequences of a war that continues to grind forward, despite withering sanctions from a mostly-united West. The message, delivered in a region watching closely for signals of how the US may respond to aggression from China, was one of resolve. “We’re navigating […]

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Biden’s trip to Asia, explained
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Biden’s trip to Asia, explained

President Biden departed Thursday afternoon for a trip to Asia, the first time he’s visited the continent during his presidency. But what will he do there, and why is he going now? Here’s everything you need to know: What countries is Biden visiting? The president’s five-day trip begins Friday in South Korea, after which he […]

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Global Political Calendar: Biden’s Asia trip, Australia’s election
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Global Political Calendar: Biden’s Asia trip, Australia’s election

Finland will announce whether it will join NATO on May 15. A day later, its neighbor Sweden will decide whether to follow suit.  Also next week, U.S. President Joe Biden will start his trip to Asia on Friday, and Australia’s election will kick off on Sunday. Sweden and Finland: It’s decision time for whether to […]

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Biden’s Asia trip, Australia election, APEC Trade Ministers’ Meeting
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Biden’s Asia trip, Australia election, APEC Trade Ministers’ Meeting

Welcome to Your Week in Asia. U.S. President Joe Biden is set to visit South Korea and Japan later this week. He will also meet Quad leaders in Tokyo to consolidate ties with regional allies during his first trip to Asia as president. Australia will hold a federal election on Saturday, with the incumbent Liberal-National […]

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Ardern ‘really pleased’ with Asia trip as she heads back to NZ
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Ardern ‘really pleased’ with Asia trip as she heads back to NZ

New Zealand’s first trade delegation since the pandemic began, led by the Prime Minister, is heading back home after a packed week in Singapore and Japan. When asked to reflect on the past week’s happenings, Jacinda Ardern said she was “really pleased” with the trip. “[There was] a strong focus on trade, a strong focus […]

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