Tag: Donald Trump

US House votes to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments’

by Jerome CARTILLIER The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president pushed back at accusations of racism. Top Republican leaders rallied around Trump, but four members of...

‘Back on track’: Trump, Xi seal trade war truce

by Hiroshi HIYAMA / Sara HUSSEIN US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed trade talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as "far better than expected" and vowed to hold off on further tariffs as negotiations continue. "The quality of the transaction is far more important...

Trump heads for DMZ after inviting Kim to ‘Say hello’

by Jerome CARTILLIER / Claire LEE US President Donald Trump heads for the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on Sunday and a possible impromptu summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in what would be a remarkable diplomatic spectacle. Trump did not mention Kim...

Under Trump, currencies may become next global battleground

by Heather SCOTT President Donald Trump's renewed focus on what he calls "unfair" exchange rates could presage a new global battlefield that has the potential to do great damage to the world economy. Trump has spent two years attacking the underpinnings of the global trading system,...

Trump’s outburst on trade impasse complicates China’s investment abroad

Markets yesterday tumbled after US President Donald Trump threatened to increase China tariffs after trade talks ended in an impasse. But these outbursts and the lingering trade tension is not helping China's investments abroad while the continued trade dispute between China and the US will...

Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor

Activity has been detected at North Korea's main nuclear site, suggesting Pyongyang may be reprocessing radioactive material into bomb fuel since the collapse of a summit with Washington, a US monitor said Wednesday. The possible signs of fresh reprocessing activity last week come after a...

North Korean leader open to third Trump summit: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing meet with US President Donald Trump a third time if Washington comes to the table with the "right attitude", state media reported Saturday. Kim also said he would wait until the end of the year "for the...

Democrats demand Trump tax returns by April 23

Democratic lawmakers on Saturday gave the Internal Revenue Service a final deadline of April 23 to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was diligently considering. "I am aware that concerns have been raised regarding my request and...

Did Jho Low donate US$100,000 to US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign?

‘Six degrees of separation’ is a long-standing popular theory that everyone, or everything, is just six social connections away from each other. A few weeks ago a report was published from a US-based non-government organization saying that former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak hired American...

Trump scheduled to visit Japan for emperor inauguration and G20 summit

US President Donald Trump is set to visit Japan twice after the Vietnam summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. First, Trump will meet the soon-to-be enthroned 126th emperor of the world’s oldest monarchy, Crown Prince Naruhito, who is set to ascend the throne...