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Barack Obama Asia visit

How they see it, November 25, 2012

1. Global Times

Sunday, 25 November, 2012, 2:06am

Letters to the Editor, November 23, 2012

Strengthen accountability commission

The Department of Health has come under fire for its failure to adequately regulate private hospitals.

The latest report of the Audit Commission revealed that the department had not conducted inspections of private hospitals promptly and had failed to maintain proper documentation of checking performed.

23 Nov 2012 - 2:21am

Scripted visit to Myanmar may help build presidential legacy for Obama

It won't be mistaken for a Nixon-goes-to-China kind of moment.

But US President Barack Obama's visit to Myanmar on Monday sometimes felt like a return to an earlier era of presidential diplomacy - his aides were determined to make sure no one missed its historic significance.

21 Nov 2012 - 3:01am

Obama praises Myanmar's reforms on landmark visit

US President Barack Obama urged Myanmar yesterday to hasten its "remarkable" reforms on a historic visit during which he was feted by huge crowds and met Aung San Suu Kyi at the home where she was locked up.

20 Nov 2012 - 10:48am

One small step towards reform

To Myanmar's leaders, the brief visit yesterday of US President Barack Obama was a reward for their fast-paced political and economic reforms. For Americans, it was tangible proof of a promised return to the Asian region to counter the rising influence of China. It was ground-breaking - no US commander-in-chief has been to the poverty-stricken country before.

20 Nov 2012 - 3:09am

Obama urges Myanmar to hasten reforms on historic visit

President Barack Obama urged Myanmar on Monday to hasten its “remarkable” reforms on a historic visit during which he was feted by huge crowds and met Aung San Suu Kyi at the home where she was long locked up.

19 Nov 2012 - 6:07pm

Islands row off the agenda at East Asia summit

Asean leaders yesterday moved to limit their discussions of tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea - a move which could keep the issue off the agenda just as US President Barack Obama arrives in Phnom Penh to intensify Washington's push back to Asia.

19 Nov 2012 - 2:32pm

Talking Points

Obama begins Asia swing

17 Nov 2012 - 1:17am

Obama's Asian trip delivers firm message

For anyone doubting Washington's determination to push ahead with its strategic "pivot" back towards Asia amid China's rise, US President Barack Obama's diplomatic offensive in Southeast Asia this weekend will make for jarring reading.

16 Nov 2012 - 3:58am