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Canberra:Obama outlines US agenda in Asia-Pacific region

Thursday, November 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 17,2011

US President Barack Obama is to outline his country’s new strategy toward Asia in a speech to Australia’s parliament on Thursday.

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Canberra:US to station Marines in Australia

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 16,2011
U.S. military presence boosts mixed reactions in Australia

US President Barack Obama has agreed with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to expand the US military presence in Australia by stationing 2,500 troops there. Read more…

Summit in Hawaii:US, China at odds over TPP

Monday, November 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 14,2011

APEC leaders meet in Honolulu to ponder regional economic integration, growth strategy

A division between the United States and China is becoming clear over the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade agreement at the APEC summit in Hawaii. Read more…

Honolulu:APEC summit kicks off in Hawaii

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum summit opened in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday evening with a dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.

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Indonesia:Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Bali, injuring 46

Friday, October 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 14,2011

A strong earthquake has jolted the popular Indonesian resort island of Bali, injuring 46 people.

The quake struck southern parts of the island shortly past 11 AM on Thursday. Read more…