Asian heads of state can’t seem to stop rolling out the red carpet for President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.

From golf and hamburgers to sampling soy sauce older than the United States and an exclusive dinner in the Forbidden City, Donald and Melania Trump have gotten the royal treatment as they power through Asia – even as Trump’s domestic approval ratings remain mired in historic lows.

In lieu of setting major policy goals, the leaders of Japan, South Korea and China have opted to cement their personal ties with the impetuous U.S. president. Their hospitality one-upmanship has featured as much pomp and circumstance as possible for visits that have lasted no longer than 72 hours.

via How Asian Leaders Fed President Trump’s Ego and Stomach — TIME