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Taiwan slams China for intervening in its diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has never ruled Taiwan and only the elected government of Taiwan can represent the people in the international arena and interact with other countries, the Ministry ...

Joint UK-NZ statement calls for Taiwan Strait peace and stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, issued a joint statement on Friday (July 1) stating their support for a free and open So...

New Taiwan-U.S. trade initiative to challenge Chinese practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The announcement of the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade poses a challenge to Chinese trade practices, The New York Times reported Wednesday (June 1). Taiwa...

US and China present competing visions for the Pacific

US President Joe Biden's inaugural visit to Asia in May was seen as a reminder that Washington's long-term foreign policy goals remain focused on Asia, even as the war in Ukraine currently tak...

Biden talks gun control, extremism with New Zealand's PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden praised New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday for her success in curbing domestic extremism and guns as he tries to persuade a reluctant Congress t...

The US took an oddly two-faced approach to Taiwan this week

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On March 31, the U.S. and Taiwan held high-level talks “on expanding Taiwan’s participation at the United Nations and in other international fora” is i...

In Asia, Biden pushes values he struggles to sell at home

TOKYO (AP) — Joe Biden spent his first trip to Asia as president strengthening economic and military commitments. He pushed new rules for the global economy and promoted democracy in launching a new t...

EXPLAINER: What's in Biden's proposed new Asia trade pact?

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden faced a dilemma on trade in Asia: He couldn't just rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership that his predecessor had pulled the U.S. out of in 2017. Many related trade dea...

Biden says recession not inevitable as he readies trade pact

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden promised “concrete benefits” would emerge from a new Indo-Pacific trade framework he’s launching Monday even as he warned Americans worried about high inflation that i...

In Japan, Biden to launch economic plan for region sceptical on benefits

President Joe Biden headed to Japan on Sunday to launch a plan for greater U.S. economic engagement with the Indo-Pacific, facing criticism even before the programme is announced that it will offer sc...

US, SKorea open to expanded military drills to deter North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded joint military exercises to deter the nuclear t...

The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — With world economies all suffering from more than two years of the coronavirus pandemic and global supply problems exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United States has an ...

Japan welcomes new US Indo-Pacific economic initiative

TOKYO (AP) — Japan welcomes a new U.S. economic initiative for the Indo-Pacific that President Joe Biden is expected to roll out during a visit to Tokyo next week because it demonstrates American comm...

Biden in Asia: New friends, old tensions, storms at home

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden hopes to use his visit to Asia to confirm his belief that long-standing friendships can afford to become even friendlier — and pay dividends. ...

Biden visits Japan, South Korea carrying warning to China

Joe Biden will visit Japan and South Korea on his first Asian trip as U.S. president, carrying a clear message to China, advisers and analysts say - don't try what Russia did in Ukraine anywhere i...