Politics

  1. Trump bans US transactions with Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat 

    Trump bans US transactions with Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat 

    President Donald Trump on Thursday issued executive orders that would ban the social media app TikTok and WeChat from operating in the US in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies. TikTok is threatening legal action against the US after Donald Trump ordered firms to stop doing business with the Chinese app within 45 days.

    Region:
    United States
    Category:
    Politics
  2. United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on an upcoming visit to the country, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

    U.S. plans first Cabinet-level visit to Taiwan in 6 years

     Alex Azar, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will visit Taiwan in the coming days, the first trip to Taiwan by a Cabinet-level U.S. official in six years, the department said Tuesday.

    Region:
    Asia
    Category:
    Politics
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    By Focus Taiwan
  1. UK PM 'squeezes the brakes' and delays easing

    Further easing of lockdown measures in England planned for 1 August postponed 'for at least a fortnight'.
    Boris Johnson has announced he will reverse a decision to relax a range of lockdown restrictions due to come into force on Saturday.

    Region:
    Europe
    Category:
    Politics
    UK PM 'squeezes the brakes' and delays easing