Vice President Joseph Biden arrives in Japan today on a trip to demonstrate the American commitment to the Asia-Pacific and defuse tensions over a Chinese air defense zone that drew criticism from the U.S. and its allies.
South Korean military leaders recommended purchasing 40 fighter jets with stealth capabilities and indicated Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 provided the best defense against North Korea’s growing nuclear threat.
Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou will sign a memorandum of understanding with Pennsylvania officials on an intention to invest in the state, according to a statement from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington.
Rescuers in the Philippines battled to deliver emergency aid to areas ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which may have killed more than 10,000 people, as blocked roads and constant rainfall hampered relief efforts.
Taiwan signed its biggest trade deal yet with a country that has diplomatic ties with Beijing, as the island tries to integrate its economy with the rest of Asia’s and to diversify economic allies beyond China.