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.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden called on China as a rising economic power to act responsibly and said its escalation of a territorial spat with Japan had caused significant apprehension throughout Asia.
China offered Japan talks on the safety of aircraft in overlapping air defense zones after U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden urged Asia’s top two economies to set up channels for resolving their disputes.
Some $318 billion in federal stimulus money has been paid out to build new roads and help the jobless as part of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act that passed in February 2009. Since then, Vice-President Joseph Biden, asked by President Barack Obama to monitor the spending splurge, has feared a massive fraud case might undermine support for the program.
The window shades were lowered to block out the sunlight soaking lower Manhattan on a Friday afternoon in June as 14 students in Eric H. Kessler’s executive MBA class gathered in a conference room to present their analyses of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s leadership.