PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - US President Barack Obama urged Asian leaders to rein in tensions in the South China Sea and other disputed territory but stopped short of firmly backing allies Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam in their disputes with China.
PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - In his first meeting with a Chinese leader since his re-election, United States President Barack Obama said on Tuesday Washington and its chief economic rival must work together to "establish clear rules of the road" for trade and investment.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Activists on Monday urged US President Barack Obama to keep up pressure on Myanmar's leaders to carry out reforms and halt ethnic violence, after his historic visit to a nation which was long a pariah.
PHNOM PENH (AP) - Making history twice within hours, President Barack Obama on Monday became the first US president to set foot in Cambodia, a country once known for its Khmer Rouge "killing fields." He left behind flag-waving crowds on the streets of Myanmar, the once internationally shunned nation now showing democratic promise.
Yangon - United States President Barack Obama has pledged support for Myanmar's reforms, telling an audience of over 1,000 Myanmars in a historic address at Yangon University that "America will support you every step of the way".
YANGON (AFP) - Huge crowds greeted Mr Barack Obama in Myanmar on Monday morning on the first visit by a serving United States president to the former pariah state to encourage a string of startling political reforms.
YANGON (REUTERS) - Myanmar's government began releasing dozens of political prisoners on Monday as Mr Barack Obama arrived for the first visit by a sitting American president to the former dictatorship.
BANGKOK - United States (US) President Barack Obama defended his upcoming visit of Myanmar while in Bangkok on Sunday night, saying that he was heading there to support its democratisation effort rather than to endorse the Myanmar government.
BANGKOK (AP) - President Barack Obama on Sunday launched a three-day South-east Asia tour, hailing alliances with countries such as Thailand as cornerstones of the administration's deeper commitment to the Asia-Pacific region.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's landmark visit to Myanmar, known by the United States as Burma, brings up an unusual problem of protocol: What does he call it? If recent practice by visiting US officials is any guide, Mr Obama will sidestep the issue by using neither name on Monday when he becomes the first sitting American president to visit the country.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - When Mr Arker Kyaw heard United States President Barack Obama was coming to Myanmar, he gathered 15 cans of spray paint and headed for a blank brick wall under cover of darkness.