President Obama’s First Tour of Asia – TIME

Follow President Barack Obama to Asia on his 8-day trip to Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea. TIME is one the scene (photos are updated daily). Above, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, left, Myanmar's Prime Minister General Thein Sein, Philippines President Gloria Arroyo, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, President Obama, and Thailand's Prime Minister Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva shake hands during the group photograph at the ASEAN-US leaders meeting in Singapore. A day-by-day look at President Barack Obama's weeklong trip to Asia: Thursday, Nov. 12: Departs for Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea, through Nov. 19. En route to Tokyo, Japan, stops at Elmendorf Air Base, Alaska, to speak to troops. Friday, Nov. 13: Arrives in Tokyo. Saturday, Nov. 14: Events in Tokyo. Travels to Singapore for the annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Forum. Sunday, Nov. 15: Attends APEC meetings in Singapore. Travels to Shanghai, China. Monday, Nov. 16: Events in Shanghai. Travels to Beijing. Tuesday, Nov. 17: Events in Beijing. Wednesday, Nov. 18: Events in Beijing. Travels to Seoul, South Korea. Thursday, Nov. 19: Events in Seoul. Returns to Washington. President Obama Visits Asia – TIME

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