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Outging US ambassador says world must end Taiwan's exclusion

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a final swipe at China, the Trump administration’s outgoing U.N. ambassador tweeted that it's time for the world to oppose China’s efforts to exclude and isolate Taiwan, drawi...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, January 21, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns

Jack Ma’s 50-second video reappearance may have buoyed Alibaba Group’s shares, yet it has done little to resolve the Chinese e-commerce giant’s troubled relationship with regulators ...

EXPLAINER: What's next for WHO after US takes steps to stay

GENEVA (AP) — The Biden administration has taken quick steps to keep the United States in the World Health Organization and reinforce financial and staffing support for it — part of his ambition to la...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, January 21, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Fr...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, January 21, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Fr...

Biden administration calls China sanctions on Trump officials 'unproductive and cynical'

China’s move to sanction former Trump administration officials was “unproductive and cynical”, a spokeswoman for President Joe Biden’s National Security Council said on Wednesd...

The Latest: Fauci vows full US engagement with WHO

GENEVA — President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization and pay its financial o...

China hopes for cooperation, better relations under Biden

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday expressed hope the Biden administration will improve prospects for people of both countries and give a boost to relations after an especially rocky patch, while gettin...

Twitter locks Chinese embassy’s account over Uyghur tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twitter has locked the official account of the Chinese Embassy in the U.S. over a controversial tweet aimed at legitimizing Beijing's actions in the Xinjiang region. ...

Twitter locks account of Chinese embassy in Washington

The social media giant Twitter has suspended the account of the Chinese embassy in Washington following a tweet that defended China's policy towards Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang province, the compa...

China sends spy plane over Taiwan's ADIZ on day of Biden's inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China continued its "gray-zone" tactics by flying a spy plane into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Jan. 20), the same day Joe B...

Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaos

BEIJING (AP) — As a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be further emboldened by America's troubles at home. The disarray in America...

US ambassador reiterates support for Taiwan before leaving office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On her last day as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Kelly Craft once again called on members of the international community to stand up against China's attempts to iso...

Trapped worker dies as rescuers try to save 21 in China mine

BEIJING (AP) — A worker trapped in a Chinese gold mine for more than a week has died as rescuers try to clear debris and improve ventilation to save 21 others also stuck deep below ground, state media...