asia

Finishing Overseas

President Trump is on the final stop of an extensive trip to Asia.

  It’s been the longest international trip so far for President Trump. He has been touting the U.S. economy and American trade deals overseas and also tackling some thorny international issues, including a meeting with the controversial President of the Philippines- Rodrigo Duterte, often criticized for his strong-arm tactics going after his country’s drug dealers and users. President Trump also…

Conference in China

The U.S. and Chinese Presidents meet face-to-face, discussing business, trade, and North Korea.

  Aside from immigration, the U.S.’s relationship with China has long been one of President’s Trump’s top issues, both as a private citizen and as an elected public official. The two countries signed some new business agreements, worth more than 200 billion dollars. The deals affect the manufacturing and sales of a variety of products. North Korea has also been…

Trump Talks Asia

President Trump continues his 12-day Asia tour in South Korea.

  President Trump’s first visit to Asia as Commander-in-Chief will now bring him to South Korea for a meeting with President Moon Jae-In. Air Force One left Japan early this morning. Today’s visit may be to the south, but it’s the north that will likely dominate discussions. South Korea’s president favors more engagement with Pyongyang, while President Trump has taken…

Obama Visits Asia

President Obama kicks off a week-long trip to Asia this week, starting in Vietnam.

  President Obama has an ambitious agenda for his trip to Asia, having landed in Vietnam this morning. The  President ha some popularity in Vietnam, and is hoping ot ease tensions between the country,  the U.S., and China.  What’s under discussion includes easing economic and military sanctions, with provisions towards the country’s human rights violations. Military families are hoping to…