Obama arrives in Bangkok on Southeast Asia tour

US President Barack Obama arrives at Don Muang international airport in Bangkok
US President Barack Obama arrives at Don Muang international airport in Bangkok Credit: Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Bangkok, marking the beginning of a three-day tour of Southeast Asia.

While visiting Thailand, Obama will have a royal audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a private meeting with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a joint press conference and an official dinner.

The President will also visit Burma - referred to by the regime as Myanmar - and Cambodia in his first trip abroad since winning a second term.

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