MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 10 Aug 2022 15:00:06 +0000 President Joe Biden Arrives in South Korea http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/1ffdea91d3814ba7925d697d2a663c18 President Joe Biden is opening his trip to South Korea with a focus on the U.S. tech sector, touring a Samsung computer chip plant on Friday. He's also set to go to Japan during the five-day tour. (May 20) 1ffdea91d3814ba7925d697d2a663c18 Fri, 20 May 2022 10:58:44 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:US NETWORK POOLOsan Air Base, South Korea - 20 May 20221. U.S. President Joe Biden walks down stairs from Air Force One, greets officials on airport tarmacHEADLINE: President Joe Biden Arrives in South KoreaANNOTATION: US President Joe Biden landed in South Korea on Friday. beginning a five-day, two-nation Asia tour. He'll also go to Japan.2. Mid of Biden greeting officialsANNOTATION: It's the first stop on trip meant to put a focus on Asia as war in Europe rages and tensions with North Korea grow.ANNOTATION: President Biden is set to tour a Samsung computer chip plant on Friday where he'll be greeted by South Korea's new president, Yoon Suk Yeol.ANNOTATION: The Samsung plant will serve as model for a $17 billion semiconductor factory that the Korean electronics company is building outside Austin, Texas.ANNOTATION: Foreign policy challenges are also on President Biden's agenda, including North Korean missile tests and risk of Chinese aggression against Taiwan.STORYLINE: U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in South Korea on Friday as part of a trip to Asia with a focus on the domestic tech sector.Biden will grapple with a multitude of foreign policy issues during his six-day visit to South Korea and Japan, but he has also crafted an itinerary clearly meant to tend to the concerns of his home audience as well. The president toured a Samsung computer chip plant later Friday that will serve as model for a $17 billion semiconductor factory that the Korean electronics company is building outside Austin, Texas.More than 75% of global chip production comes from Asia. That's a possible vulnerability the U.S. hopes to protect against through more domestic production and government investment in the sector through a bill being negotiated in Congress. The risk of Chinese aggression against Taiwan could possibly cut off the flow of high-end computer chips that are needed in the U.S. for military gear as well as consumer goods. Similarly, the hermetic North Korea has been test-firing ballistic missiles amid a coronavirus outbreak, a possible risk to South Korea's manufacturing sector should the brinksmanship escalate.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. President Joe Biden is opening his trip to South Korea with a focus on the U.S. tech sector, touring a Samsung computer chip plant on Friday. He's also set to go to Japan during the five-day tour. (May 20) President Joe Biden Arrives in South Korea