New Japanese PM mulls first overseas trip to Vietnam World

New Japanese PM mulls first overseas trip to Vietnam

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is planning to visit Vietnam and Indonesia around mid-October in his first official overseas trip since taking office earlier this month, Kyodo News cited government sources as reporting on September 30.
US discusses with Philippines, Malaysia on East Sea World

US discusses with Philippines, Malaysia on East Sea

US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo held talks with his Philippine counterpart on August 6 to update the latter on recent changes in US policy on maritime claims in the East Sea, as well as affirm the US’s support for Southeast Asian coastal states in upholding their sovereign rights and interests consistent with international law.
US newspaper highlights Obama’s visit to Vietnam World

US newspaper highlights Obama’s visit to Vietnam

The New York Times has run an article with entitled “Obama in Vietnam Will Focus on Future, Rather Than the Past” in the “White House Letter” column ahead the US President's upcoming visit to Vietnam.