Recent requirement by China that foreign fishing vessels need to seek approval to enter disputed portions of the South China Sea has caused concern.
The United States is pleased to commit $15 million in financing towards the Central Asia-South Asia electricity transmission project.
President Barack Obama has been clear that his Administration considers a strong relationship with the Asia-Pacific region to be a top priority of the United States.
After six decades of partnership, South Korea remains one of the United States’ closest allies and greatest friends.
At least four people were killed and more than a dozen injured on January 3rd when police opened fire in Phnom Penh on a crowd of demonstrators who reportedly were armed with sticks, rocks, and in some cases, gasoline bombs.
The 24th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, which wrapped up December 20 in Beijing, made progress on a number of trade issues.
For more than 100 years, the United States and the Philippines have “stood shoulder-to-shoulder".
Trade and investment between U.S. and East Asia have increased significantly but there is tremendous potential to further strengthen ties.
U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David Shear, along with the representatives of 25 other countries, sent a letter to the Government of Vietnam requesting the humanitarian release of political prisoner Dinh Dang Dinh.
Two new foreign assistance efforts aim at helping Southeast Asian countries through regional and bilateral assistance to advance maritime capacity building.
The United States government and people are committed to continuing to help the people of the Philippines recover from the devastation caused by last month’s Typhoon Haiyan.
"China is a key partner on a broad range of issues, and their economic health is important to the global economy and the United States.”