Tag: Trump

Trump appears to link China trade deal to HK demos

President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to link a trade deal with Beijing to the "humane" resolution of a standoff with Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters while seeming to suggest a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. "Millions of jobs are being lost in China...

Trump says minority congresswomen should ‘apologize to America’

by Frankie TAGGART US President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said." "I don't believe the four Congresswomen are capable of loving our Country," Trump tweeted...

Trump tells Congresswomen to ‘go back’ where they’re from

US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe. It is the latest controversial comment by Trump, who last year reportedly referred to countries...

Ivanka hails Trump’s ‘surreal walk in DMZ and relentless pursuit to make world a safer place’

On Sunday, Ivanka Trump became one of the few Americans who has ever step foot in the demilitarised zone called the DMZ between South and North Korea. She had the great opportunity to be there not only as the daughter of American President Donald Trump...

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...

Trump says reelection ‘easier’ if he is impeached

by Frankie TAGGART US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against him. Asked on NBC's "Meet the Press" whether he thought impeachment was good politics for him,...

New poll shows Biden with big lead over Trump

by Brian KNOWLTON A nationwide Fox News poll released Sunday shows President Donald Trump trailing former vice president Joe Biden and no fewer than four other Democratic contenders as early campaigning for the 2020 election begins to gain steam. A separate survey of key battleground states,...

North Korea demands US ends hostility one year on from Singapore

North Korea on Tuesday called on the US to "roll back its hostile policy", a day before the first anniversary of a historic summit between its leader and president Donald Trump. The first-ever meeting between a North Korean leader and a sitting US president took...

Man on a mediation mission: Japan’s Abe heads to Iran

by Sara HUSSEIN Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Iran this week on a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington. Tehran is locked in a bitter standoff with the US after president Donald Trump withdrew...

China threads carefully with the US dollar to avert Trump’s ire

The most powerful commodity the US possesses is neither technology nor a specific manufactured product, but it is the US dollar. How the dollar fares in the Chinese market, its competitiveness against the Chinese Yuan and the influence of its dominance will always be...