Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.”
The announcement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that Washington was lifting the restrictions in a bid to regularize interactions between American and Taiwanese officials symbolized the strong partnership ties between Taiwan and the U.S., Presidential Office spokesman Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said.
The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on September 20, three officials told Reuters.
Azar said the U.S. has expressed its admiration for Taiwan's democratic success in tangible ways, such as signing legislation to strengthen the bilateral partnership and opening a new office for the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in 2018.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by signalling that the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West.
The U.S. death toll from coronavirus infections rose to 11 on Wednesday as new cases emerged around New York City and Los Angeles, while Seattle-area health officials discouraged social gatherings amid the nation’s largest outbreak.
Canadá, Estados Unidos y México firmaron el martes una serie de modificaciones al pacto comercial regional TMEC que busca mejorar el cumplimiento de derechos de los trabajadores y mantener bajos los precios para medicamentos biológicos, eliminando una disposición de patentes.
China and the United States have agreed to cancel in phases the tariffs imposed during their months-long trade war, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, without specifying a timetable.