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President Trump waving from Air Force One (© AP Images)

President Trump in Asia, live

President Trump travels to East Asia November 5–14 to strengthen economic and security ties. Check here often for updates on his trip.
President Trump at podium on stage (© AP Images)

President Trump renews America’s partnership with Asian economies

President Trump outlines his vision for a “free and open Indo-Pacific region” to business leaders from Asia-Pacific economies meeting in Danang, Vietnam.
Jerome Powell (© T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Trump nominates new central banker to spur U.S. economic growth

President Trump says Jerome Powell, his choice for chair of the Federal Reserve, will help the U.S. build on its recent economic progress.
Farmer standing in field of yellow and red flowers in Vietnam (© Alamy)

Vietnam’s provinces compete for new businesses

To help improve Vietnam's business environment, a "competitiveness" index measures the ease of doing business among Vietnam's 63 provinces.
Illustration of people on ladders pushing up ceiling to make room for large dollar sign (State Dept./D. Thompson)

What is a debt ceiling and why does it matter?

The legal limit on how much debt the U.S. government can take on is called the debt ceiling. It's a good bet it will be in the news again soon.
Sushma Swaraj and Rex Tillerson shaking hands (State Dept.)

The United States and India: A vital partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the strong, growing U.S.-India strategic and economic partnership holds the key to peace, security and stability.
Tanker docking on a river (© Getty Images / Lindsey Janies / Bloomberg)

Delivering a new energy future for Europe

Poland received the first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the U.S. to Central Europe. The delivery boosts energy affordability and stability.
Peng Liyuan, Xi Jinping, Donald Trump and Melania Trump lined up for picture (© AP Images)

Trump holds first meeting with China’s Xi

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed China’s President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.
Rex Tillerson and Xi Jinping sitting in front of mural (State Dept.)

Tillerson visits China on first trip to Asia as top diplomat

The United States seeks to forge "a constructive and results-oriented relationship" with China, Secretary Tillerson said during a recent visit to Beijing.