Obama will travel to Asia amid lingering questions about Russia and Ukraine.
A House Democrat is calling on President Obama to discuss currency manipulation issues during meetings with Japanese leaders next week.
A group of House lawmakers is headed to the Asia-Pacific on Friday for a week of talks with top leaders in Japan, South Korea and China to discuss strengthening economic, trade and security ties.
President Obama’s effort to refocus U.S. attention to the Asia-Pacific region is falling short, a new report by the Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee warns.
A new report comes days before President Obama travels to the region.
The South Korean ferry was carrying 459 people when it sank in the Yellow Sea.
China said the trip violates promises the United States has made to Beijing.
The United States and China will hold talks next week to discuss North Korea’s nuclear threats, the State Department announced Friday.
U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Glyn Davies will host bilateral meetings with his Chinese counterpart on Monday and Tuesday in New York, and on Thursday in Washington.
The United States’ image around the world has rebounded over the last year, according to a Gallup survey released Thursday.
The visit comes as he tries to settle ongoing tensions between China and Japan.