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Economics should be the thrust of Obama's Asia tour

That will reassure the region it is indeed a top priority of the US
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 06:00

US President Barack Obama begins his tour of Asia this week that will see him visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. Before Mr Obama could even set foot on Air Force One, news reports and commentators already hailed the trip as a signal of Washington's rebalancing or re-pivoting