Barack Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a Republican suggestion to use money Congress provided to fight the Ebola virus to combat the Zika virus and mosquitoes that spread it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama honored four people on Wednesday for risking their lives to protect Jews, warning that anti-Semitism is on the rise and an attack on any faith is an attack on all faiths.
The Obama administration is imposing new travel restrictions on certain Europeans who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in the past five years. But it is exempting certain travelers from the new restrictions, and some Republicans in Congress aren't happy about that. Key takeaways on...

Star Wars mania comes to the White House

Saturday, 19 December 2015 10:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has caught Star Wars mania. President Barack Obama began his year-end press conference Friday by letting reporters know their meeting wouldn't be the most important event taking place Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the United States would overcome a new terror threat that seeks to "poison the minds" of people here and around the world, as he sought to reassure Americans shaken by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts,...

Obama: Mali attack ‘stiffens resolve’

Saturday, 21 November 2015 11:06
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The latest on the attack on a hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako. (All times local): 2:45 a.m. President Barack Obama says the deadly assault on a hotel in Mali is yet another reminder that the "scourge of terrorism" threatens many nations. And...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Just a few miles from the gleaming venue hosting President Barack Obama and other world leaders sits Manila's slum of slums on a mountain of trash, a potent reminder to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation bloc that the globalization agenda it...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks are rapidly weakening U.S. support for bringing in thousands more Syrian refugees, as pressure grows in Congress and the Republican presidential campaign to reverse course and governors once open to resettlement try to shut their states' doors.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has told the White House he wants to know how many Syrian refugees have been placed in Louisiana. The Republican said he wants that and other information "in hopes that the night of horror in Paris is not...

Dirty Harry’s verdict: The Colour of Romney

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 11:32
So there you have it folks. The US elections are over for another four years, and we now know that America has chosen Barack Obama to lead them for another term. But are we any closer to truly discovering the true colours of money… remember...

HM the King grants audience to President Obama

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 16:17
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great grants an audience to US President Barack Obama at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Sunday, Nov. 18. This was Obama’s first foreign trip after winning re-election earlier this month.  (AP Photo/Royal Household Bureau)

Thailand, US agree to deepen partnership

Monday, 19 November 2012 12:48
BANGKOK, Nov 19 -- Thailand and United States have agreed to chart the way for a deeper bilateral strategic partnership and enhanced regional cooperation as Bangkok welcomed Washington’s policy of forging a stronger partnership with the Asia-Pacific region.

PM asserts no decision on signing of TPP

Monday, 19 November 2012 13:20
BANGKOK, Nov 17 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday asserted that the government has not made any decisions on the signing of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP).

Thai King grants audience to US president

Monday, 19 November 2012 12:29
BANGKOK, Nov 18 - His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej granted an audience to US President Barack Obama on his visit to Thailand Sunday, his first foreign trip after winning re-election earlier this month. Photo Courtesy:

Obama victory positive for Thailand, Asia

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 14:58
A senior Thai Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) official on Tuesday said the re-election of President Barack Obama will bring a positive economic impact to Thailand and Asia as a whole given the continuity of US policy.

Finance Minister: Obama policies may affect baht

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 15:01
US President Barack Obama’s policy will contribute to weakening the US dollar and will add significant pressure leading to the strengthening of currencies in the Asian region, including the baht, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong said today.
BANGKOK, Nov 9 -- Newly re-elected US President Barack Obama will officially visit Thailand November 18-19, becoming the first US leader to visit the kingdom in four years, according to Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Manasvi Srisodapol.

Second Vietnam forum focuses on ASEAN

Monday, 14 May 2012 13:24
The Vietnamese Embassy in the US and the Forum on Southeast Asia jointly held the second Vietnam Forum in the US on May 10.
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