Vice President Biden's 2013 Asia Trip

The Vice President is on a six-day trip to Japan, China and the Republic of Korea. In each country, the Vice President will meet with key leaders to discuss a full range of bilateral, regional and global issues. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. Vice President Biden speaks after visiting the DMZ in this final installment of his Instagram travel journal during his trip to Asia. #BidenInAsia
  2. Vice President Biden views the demarcation line in the demilitarized zone. #BidenInAsia
  3. Vice President Biden lifts off from Yongsan Air Base in Seoul en route to Camp Bonifas. #BidenInAsia 
  4. Vice President Biden takes a #selfie with Kye-young Park, winner of Embassy Seoul's "Meet VP Biden" social media contest, backstage after speaking at Yonsei University. #BidenInAsia
  5. "As we work together to build prosperity and security across this Asia Pacific, we have to do so on a foundation of the values that we share: Freedom of speech and assembly; freedom of religion; democratic principles. These are the values that will power success for countries in the 21st century. And it's what's allowed my country and yours to succeed." -Vice President Biden speaking at Yonsei University in Seoul.
  6. Vice President Biden and President Park Geun-hye hold a bilateral meeting at the Blue House in Seoul. #BidenInAsia
  7. Vice President Biden reflects on his visit with President Xi Jinping in the second installment of his Instagram travel journal. Follow along for more #BidenInAsia
  8. Vice President Biden and U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke having tea at Liu Xian Guan Teahouse in the Guo Zi Jian area of Beijing. #BidenInAsia
  9. Vice President Biden and Vice President Li Yuanchao have lunch at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. #BidenInAsia
  10. Vice President Biden and President Xi Jinping hold a bilateral meeting in the Great Hall of the People. #BidenInAsia
  11. Vice President Biden meets with Vice President Li Yuanchao in The Great Hall of The People. #BidenInAsia
  12. Vice President Biden arrives in China. #BidenInAsia
  13. Vice President Biden talks about Japan and the United States' enduring friendship in the first installment of his travel journal on Instagram. Follow along for more #BidenInAsia
  14. Vice President Biden, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Cathy Russell and U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy hold a roundtable discussion with business leaders to discuss the role of women in the Japanese economy and the challenges they face in the workplace. #BidenInAsia
  15. In Tokyo, Vice President Biden is joined by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Cathy Russell as they visit with employees at DeNA, an internet company focused on social network development, e-commerce and other web services, ahead of their roundtable discussion on women in the economy. #BidenInAsia