Biden presidency a welcome change for Japan and South Korea - Asian Insider Ep 57

  • 14 Apr 2021

Asian Insider Ep 57: Biden presidency a welcome change for Japan and South Korea 16:34 mins Synopsis: Every Friday, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests. How would Joe Biden’s presidency affect Japan and South Korea? Correspondents Chang May Choon and Walter Sim tell Asian Insider what to expect with the change in Washington. They discuss the following: View from Seoul: US leadership change brings about new opportunities after 4 years of Trump (2:23) South Korean President Moon tweets congratulations to Joe Biden (3:26) View from Tokyo: Question marks over PM Suga’s foreign policy approach after Abe’s ‘personal diplomacy’ with Trump (6:00) Japanese PM Suga tweets congratulations to Joe Biden (10:11) Can US mediate historical issues between South Korea and Japan? (10:55) What does Japan hope for from US-China relationship? (13:23) Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh ( & ST Video team Edited by: ST Video team and Adam Azlee Subscribe to Asian Insider Podcast series and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: Apple Podcasts: Google Podcasts:  Spotify: Website: Feedback to: Discover The Straits Times Videos: Read Ghosh's stories: Follow Nirmal Ghosh on Twitter: See for privacy information.