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Biden Thanks US Forces for Their Japanese Relief Efforts

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traveled to a U.S. air base outside Tokyo Wednesday to thank service members and their families for their assistance to the Japanese people after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Mr. Biden expressed his appreciation to the service personnel at the Yokota Air Base for “making America look as good […]

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Biden Thanks US Forces for Their Japanese Relief Efforts

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traveled to a U.S. air base outside Tokyo Wednesday to thank service members and their families for their assistance to the Japanese people after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The visit was Mr. Biden’s final stop before flying home at the end of a week-long trip that also took […]

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US Conservatives Blast Biden Over China Policy Remark

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is facing sharp criticism from conservatives politicians and commentators over a remark made during his recent visit to China that appeared to condone the country’s one-child policy. Several candidates for the Republican Party presidential nomination — including former ambassador to China Jon Huntsman — have condemned the remark, saying the […]

Biden Wraps Up Asia Tour

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 10:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden is wrapping up his Asian tour Wednesday with a visit to U.S. Embassy workers in Tokyo and U.S. troops stationed at Yokota Air Base in Japan. He returns to Washington after a stop in Hawaii Thursday where he will deliver a speech at a Marine Corps base. While in Japan, […]

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Biden Promises Continued Help With Japanese Rebuilding Effort

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden praised the courage and resolve of the Japanese people as he visited areas devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Speaking at the airport in the hard-hit city of Sendai Tuesday, Mr. Biden said he was “humbled” by what he was seeing. He walked through some devastated areas and […]

Biden Promises Continued Help With Japanese Rebuilding Effort

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Joe Biden praised the courage and resolve of the Japanese people as he visited areas devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Speaking at the airport in the hard-hit city of Sendai Tuesday, Mr. Biden said he was “humbled” by what he was seeing. He walked through some devastated areas and met […]

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Biden Promises Continued Help With Japanese Rebuilding Effort

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden discussed the progress on Japan’s reconstruction Tuesday ahead of a visit to view earthquake damage in the northeastern city of Sendai. At a morning meeting in Tokyo, Prime Minister Naoto Kan thanked Biden for the “enormous assistance” already provided by the United States, including the deployment of a naval task […]

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Biden Begins Visit to Japan

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 9:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is beginning a visit to Japan, the last stop on his Asia trip, which has already taken him to China and Mongolia. Biden will meet with Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan Tuesday for talks on cooperation toward rebuilding the areas of Japan that were hit by a devastating earthquake and […]

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Biden Visits Mongolia to Boost Trade and Encourage Democracy

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden praised Mongolia’s transition to democracy Monday during a 1-day visit that featured talks on closer economic and defense cooperation. Biden arrived in Ulan Bator after a 5-day trip to China. He is the first U.S. vice president to visit Mongolia since 1944, though former president George W. Bush made a […]

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Chinese Restaurant Enjoys Surge in Business After Biden Visit

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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China’s state media say a small family-run restaurant in Beijing is enjoying a surge in business after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stopped by for a lunch of steamed buns and noodles. The Global Times newspaper reported Monday that customers have been lining up to get into the restaurant since it was featured in reports […]