Posts tagged asian

Obama pushes math, science education (CNN)

A conversation last week with South Korea’s president apparently showed President Obama the stark difference between how Asian nations and the United States value education.

Dalai Lama says Obama not soft on China (AP via Yahoo! News)

The Dalai Lama defended President Barack Obama from criticism that he has been too soft on China, saying Sunday that the U.S.

Obama trumpets Asia trip as boost to U.S. economy (Denver Post)

President Barack Obama’s eight- day trip to Asia produced no tangible wins for the United States, though he is citing talks with Asian allies that he says could help create thousands of job and open new markets for American goods.

Obama trumpets Asia trip as boost to US economy (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s eight-day trip to Asia produced no tangible wins for the United States, though he is citing talks with Asian allies that he says could help create thousands of job and open new markets for American goods in the future.

India PM heads to U.S. in test of ties with Obama (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

India’s prime minister and U.S. President Barack Obama meet next week to strengthen ties, with the emerging Asian power increasingly playing a bigger role on global issues such as climate change and trade.

Obama ends Asia tour with talks on North Korea (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss luring North Korea back to nuclear talks and finishing by next year a long-delayed trade pact with Seoul in talks with President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday at the end of his Asian tour.

Obama to end Asia tour with talks on North Korea (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss luring a reluctant North Korea back to nuclear dealings and a long-delayed trade pact with Seoul in talks with President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday at the end of his Asian tour.

Obama arrives in China for maiden visit (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama arrived in China late Sunday for his first visit to the Asian giant — a three-day mission aimed at convincing Beijing that Washington is its partner, not its rival.

Obama hails expanded US engagement in Asia (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama declared Saturday that an era of American disengagement in the globe’s fastest-growing region is over and warned that the U.S. and its Asian partners “will not be cowed” by North Korea’s continued defiance over its nuclear weapons and other provocations.

Obama vows to deepen ties at start of Asia tour (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama insisted that the United States was a “Pacific” power and vowed to deepen its engagement in the region as he started his first Asian tour as US president.