Secretary Austin Meets with Prime Minister Chan-o-cha

Plans joint military training and defense exercises. Secretary of Defense Austin wrapped up his visit to Thailand with a final meeting with Thailand’s Prime Minister and Minister of…

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President Declares Two Year Solar Tariff Exemption

Unfreezes imports after federal investigation. President Joe Biden issued an executive order on Monday, declaring a 24-month tariff exemption for solar panels from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.…

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Secretary Austin Welcomes Thailand’s Prime Minister

Announces first trip to Thailand as defense secretary. Thailand’s Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha paid a visit to the Pentagon on Friday, where Secretary Austin welcomed…

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President Hosts Southeast Asian Leaders

Will unveil new regional trade pact plan.  The leaders of eight Southeast Asian nations were hosted at the White House by the president this week for a two-day…

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Commerce Department Investigating Solar Technology Tariffs

Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia are under consideration.  The U.S. Commerce Department announced an investigation Monday into solar panels imported from Southeast Asian nations for potential circumvention of…

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Secretary of State Seeks to Strengthen Indo-Pacific Partnership

Says good relations will deter Chinese aggression. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Southeast Asia for the first time on Tuesday, giving a speech in Indonesia to mark…

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