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U.S. reviews China tariffs, possible pause on federal gas tax to curb inflation

President Joe Biden's administration is reviewing the removal of some tariffs on China and a possible pause on federal gas tax as the United States struggles to tackle soaring gasoline prices and ...

Biden, mulling tariff decision, will talk soon to China's Xi

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Saturday he plans to talk to Chinese leader Xi Jinping soon as he considers whether to lift some Trump-era tariffs on Chinese goods. Biden...

First Taiwan-US Initiative meeting set for June 27 in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Minister-Without-Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中) said the first U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade meeting will be held on June 27 in Washington, D.C., followin...

Today in History: June 17, South Carolina church shooting

Today in History Today is Friday, June 17, the 168th day of 2022. There are 197 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17...

China's trade rebounds in May as anti-virus curbs ease

BEIJING (AP) — China’s trade growth rebounded in May after anti-virus restrictions that shut down Shanghai and other industrial centers began to ease. Exports surged 16.9% over a yea...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 3 The New York Times calls for an independent investigation into the killing of journalist Shi...

Business Highlights: Twitter deal doubts, stocks end higher

___ Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal DETROIT (AP) — Elon Musk is threatening to end his $44 billion agreement to buy Twitter, accusing the company of r...

Biden orders emergency steps to boost U.S. solar production

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ordered emergency measures Monday to boost crucial supplies to U.S. solar manufacturers and declared a two-year tariff exemption on solar panels from Southeast As...

U.S. mulls lifting some China tariffs to fight inflation

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Sunday that President Joe Biden has asked his team to look at the option of lifting some tariffs on China that were put into place by former President Don...

U.S., Taiwan to launch trade talks after island excluded from Indo-Pacific group

WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - The United States will launch new trade talks with Taiwan, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, just days after President Joe Biden launched an economic plan for Asia inten...

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...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception...

Biden in Japan to launch regional economic plan to counter Beijing

President Joe Biden arrived in 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 s...

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...

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 ...