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Biden's Asia policy

Harris to visit ASEAN in shadow of Afghan exit: 5 things to know

VP's trip to Singapore and Vietnam set to 'reassure' about US commitment to Asia

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to arrive in Singapore on Aug. 22, before moving on to Vietnam on Aug. 24.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE/HANOI -- Kamala Harris will start her first visit to Asia as U.S. vice president this weekend, with planned stops in Singapore and Vietnam.

She is expected to hold talks with leaders from the two countries on security and economic matters as well as COVID-19 recovery efforts -- all with China's growing regional presence in mind.

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