Biden pick for secretary of state backs closer ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden's reported pick for secretary of state is in favor of deepening relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Monday (Nov. 23), multiple media...

Biden expected to nominate Blinken as secretary of state

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning. Blinken, 58...

Pompeo touts Iran policy in Gulf ahead of Biden presidency

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended his tour of Gulf Arab states and the Trump administration's continued efforts to squeeze Iran, even as a new U...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's flailing effort resting on mendacity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's flailing attempt to cling to office after voters decisively chose to oust him has taken the country into a dark and fictional place. Accord...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump legal team's batch of false vote claims

Despite a lack of evidence of widespread irregularities or fraud, President Donald Trump’s legal team used a Thursday press conference to go through a laundry list of far-fetched, thoroughly debunked ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump legal team's batch of false vote claims

Despite a lack of evidence of widespread irregularities or fraud, President Donald Trump’s legal team used a Thursday press conference to go through a laundry list of far-fetched, thoroughly debunked ...

El Salvador taps new DC lobbyist in pivot to Biden

MIAMI (AP) — El Salvador has awarded a $780,000 lobby contract to a three-week old Washington firm set up to promote investment as President Nayib Bukele, a staunch Trump ally, seeks to pivot toward J...

Biden likely to break barriers, pick woman to lead Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a historic step and select a woman to head the Pentagon for the first time, shattering one of the few remaining barriers to women in the...

Joe Biden seeks a reset in US-South Korea relations amid North Korea challenges

Following the election of Joe Biden, South Korea looks like it is eager to leave behind the "America first" motto of outgoing President Donald Trump, along with Trump's brinksmanship in ...

Biden has room on health care, though limited by Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is unlikely to get sweeping health care changes through a closely divided Congress, but there’s a menu of narrower actions he can choose from to make a tang...

Can Joe Biden turn around Trump's China policy in the Indo-Pacific?

China will likely remain at the top of the US foreign policy agenda as US President-elect Joe Biden begins choosing prospective members of his administration and organizes the transition to the presid...

Biden's plea for cooperation confronts a polarized Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden feels at home on Capitol Hill, but the place sure has changed since he left. The clubby atmosphere that Biden knew so well during his 36-...

Biden's plea for cooperation confronts a polarized Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden feels at home on Capitol Hill, but the place sure has changed since he left. The clubby atmosphere that Biden knew so well during his 36-...

China Daily EU chief drops F-bomb in Twitter exchange with German minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Saturday (Nov. 7) congratulated President-elect Joe Biden for his 2020 U.S. presidential election victory via Twitter, prompting the ...

GOP presses ahead after election with Russia probe review

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may have lost his bid for reelection, but that hasn’t stopped Senate Republicans from pressing forward with their politically charged probe of the FBI’s Russia...