US diplomat in Beijing as Chen’s custody unknown

Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell avoided reporters, and the US embassy declined to discuss his agenda.

N Korea rocket threatens security: US diplomat

US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell says the world is committed to discouraging future North Korean provocations.

Top US diplomat in China for NKorea talks

Kim`s death has sparked concerns over the stability of
the isolated, nuclear-armed nation.

US envoy meets with Aung San Suu Kyi

A top US official has expressed concerns about the legitimacy of the military-run country`s upcoming elections.

US envoy back to Japan for base talks

The top US diplomat for Asia will return to Japan next week for fresh talks in a brewing row over the relocation of a US military base, the State Department said on Wednesday.

US envoy urges Japan to stick to deadline for base row

A senior US envoy has warned that ties with Japan could be "affected in many fields" if Tokyo missed a May deadline for solving a dispute over an American military base, Japanese lawmakers said on Saturday.

US won`t be `dictatorial` in Japan base row

A senior US official has pledged to hear out complaints from Japan in a row over a military base but insisted that the current plan was the best option.

US needs to `intensify game` in Asia Pacific: Campbell

Acknowledging that China over the years has made itself more visible in Asia Pacific, a top Obama administration official has said the US needs to "step up its game" in the vital region.

US to begin engagement with Myanmar next week: Campbell

The United States will begin its engagement with Myanmar after a decade-long freeze next week by sending a top diplomat to Yangon, but said it will actively consult India along with China on its new strategy.

No lifting sanctions till situation improves in Myanmar: US

Even as the United States began a dialogue process with the military junta, the Obama administration has ruled out lifting of sanctions till Myanmar makes progress on restoration of democracy and human rights of its people.