Zeta takes aim at a hurricane-weary Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana braced Wednesday for what is expected to be its third hurricane strike this year as Zeta, the 27th named storm of a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season, headed tow...

Biden faces challenges in quickly combating the pandemic

WILIMINGTON, Del. (AP) — If Joe Biden wins next week's election, he says he'll immediately call Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious-disease expert. He'll work with governors and local offic...

Wind a risk as California fires keep tens of thousands away

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California on Tuesday that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes even as another round of danger...

China: An unpopular winner in the year of the coronavirus

China has the pandemic under control. But is that also true of the collateral damage it has suffered on the international stage? Beijing faced massive international criticism for its nontransparent co...

XSD Partners with NEFIN to Power Up Its Plant with Solar Energy in Malaysia

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 27 October 2020 - Integrated papermaking specialist, XSD International Paper Sdn Bhd ("XSD") announced that it has entered into a power purchase agreement ("PPA") w...

Big power shutoffs in California as winds boost fire danger

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Large swaths of California had no electricity Monday as utilities tried to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires while the fire-weary state was buffeted by powe...

VOA reveals list of Biden’s potential advisors on China policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) has revealed a list of potential China policy advisors for U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, including many who were in the Obama administratio...

Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared Monday in his first policy speech as leader, outlining an ambitious agenda as the country struggle...

Philippines: Artificial white sandy beach could spell eco disaster

A stretch of coastline in the Philippine capital Manila has received backlash from environmentalists. The heavily polluted Manila Bay area, which had been slated for cleanup, has become the site of a ...

Vietnam readies mass evacuation as Typhoon Molave looms

Vietnam was preparing the evacuation of more than 1.2 million people on Monday as it braces for Typhoon Molave. The storm is currently gathering steam over the South China Sea and is forecast to stre...

Trump intensifies fracking assault on Biden in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a late gambit to win the battleground state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump and his GOP allies have intensified attacks on Joe Biden over fracking, hoping to drive a ...

Pompeo, Esper to push Trump's anti-China message in India

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week before November's election, two of President Donald Trump's top national security aides will visit India for meetings focused largely on countering China's growing global...

The Latest: Trump voting in Florida; Bon Jovi joining Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is casting his ballot Saturday morning, taking advanta...

Reid says Biden should end Senate filibuster after 3 weeks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Senate leader Harry Reid says if Democrats win the presidency and the Senate, Joe Biden should take “no more than three weeks” to test bipartisanship before ending the filibus...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Biden in their last clash on stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A more measured President Donald Trump does not necessarily mean a more truthful one. In the final debate of the presidential campaign, he was loose with facts on ...