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Thailand builds another field hospital for virus-hit Bangkok

Health authorities in Thailand raced to set up a large field hospital in a cargo building at one of Bangkok’s airports on Thursday as the country reported record numbers of coronavirus cases and...

Groups worry about tapping COVID relief for infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Organizations representing long-term care facilities on Friday urged lawmakers working on a bipartisan infrastructure plan to avoid dipping into COVID-relief funds to help pay for th...

Groups worry about tapping COVID relief for infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Organizations representing long-term care facilities on Friday urged lawmakers working on a bipartisan infrastructure plan to avoid dipping into COVID-relief funds to help pay for th...

Biden: What's good for families can also be good for economy

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — President Joe Biden pitched his proposed investments in families and education at an Illinois community college on Wednesday, telling residents of the swing district that wha...

US sends Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. sent 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Sunday, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning. ...

2.5 million Moderna jabs on way to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of 2.5 million Moderna vaccine doses will arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (June 20). The batch of vaccines departed Memphis, Tennessee, on a China Airlines cargo ...

US senators urge expedited shipment of 750,000 vaccines to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two top U.S. senators on the Subcommittee on East Asia on Wednesday (June 9) called on the Biden administration to expedite the shipment of 750,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Ta...

Taiwan president sees US' vaccine donation as confirmation relations are 'rock-solid'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 6) expressed gratitude to the U.S. for including Taiwan in its plan to share COVID-19 vaccines globally. Speaking at a meet...

US vaccine donation result of Taiwan's diplomatic efforts in recent years: DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said that the U.S.’ vaccine donation on Sunday (June 6) was the result of Taiwan’s diplomatic efforts under President Ts...

US senator announces donation of 750,000 vaccine doses to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth on Sunday (June 6) assured the Taiwanese people that America would not abandon the nation. Upon arriving in Taiwan for a brief visit with s...

US Senate delegation arrives in Taiwan, offers vaccine donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth, Dan Sullivan, and Christopher Coons have arrived in Taiwan to meet with government officials. The Senate delegation made the journey in a...

Three key US senators to visit Taiwan Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three United States senators, members of the Armed Services Committee and Foreign Relations Committee will arrive in Taiwan Sunday (June 6) for meetings with Taiwanese lea...

Water bill may open spigot for Biden infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rarely has a routine water resources bill generated so much political buzz, but as senators hoisted the measure to passage Thursday the bipartisan infrastructure legislation served a...

Afghanistan withdrawal draws concerns over abducted American

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. moves to withdraw its military from Afghanistan over the next five months, concerns are growing about one American who risks being left behind. Mark Fre...

Biden's disciplined agenda rollout tested by the unexpected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has taken tremendous pride in methodically unveiling its agenda, particularly the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief measure the president hopes to trumpet over t...