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US President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, on April 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters
US President Barack Obama (right) bids farewell to Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Tokyo, on April 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centee) speaks to the media at his official residence after Japan and the US issued a joint statement in Tokyo, on April 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters

South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama’s visit

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With over 130 passengers still missing, security and economic agenda may unintentionally be left out during the US-South Korea meeting
A long-term commitment to Asia

A long-term commitment to Asia

United States President Barack Obama gave a written response to Japanese daily The Yomiuri Shimbun on various regional security and trade issues published on Wednesday at the...

US seeks to regulate e-cigarette market

WASHINGTON — The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will propose sweeping new rules that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes...

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