Highlights of Obama's trip to Asia

AP News
Posted: Nov 08, 2009 8:22 AM

A day-by-day look at President Barack Obama's 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.