Biden backs Japan PM on holding ‘safe’ Tokyo Olympics

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:16:15 +0000

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday (Saturday in Manila) gave his support to Japan’s efforts to hold a “safe and secure” Olympic Games this year after talk of cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, meeting Biden as the US president’s first foreign guest, said his country was listening to […]

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Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:08:03 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden will withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan before this year’s 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, finally ending America’s longest war despite mounting fears of a Taliban victory, officials said on Tuesday. The drawdown delays only by around five months an agreement with the Taliban by former president Donald […]

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Power Infrastructure Prominent in Biden’s $2.25 Trillion Blueprint

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 16:04:41 +0000

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A major chunk of President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion transformational plan to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure is dedicated to re-energizing America’s power infrastructure. The initiatives garnered the industry’s approval—with notable exceptions. The “American Jobs Plan,” released on March 31, strives to jumpstart the U.S. economy, which drooped under burdens posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But […]

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‘Major’ pain: Biden’s dog involved in 2nd biting incident

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 04:37:06 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden’s younger dog Major this week was involved in his second biting incident of the month, the White House said on Tuesday. The dog “nipped someone while on a walk” on Monday, said Michael LaRosa, press secretary to first lady Jill Biden, adding that the dog “is still adjusting to his […]

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Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 07:03:14 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden and a top health official warned that too many Americans are declaring virus victory too quickly, appealing for mask requirements and other restrictions to be maintained or restored to stave off a “fourth surge” of Covid-19. The head of the CDC said she had a feeling of “impending doom” if […]

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Biden assails violence vs Asian Americans

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 16:15:11 +0000

ATLANTA: US President Joe Biden on Friday (Saturday in Manila) denounced the scourge of violence against Asian Americans, telling a community plunged into grief after this week’s Atlanta murders that the nation must not be complicit in the face of racism and xenophobia. After meeting with leaders of Georgia’s Asian-American community, Biden delivered a brief […]

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Biden, Suga meet over virus, climate woes

Credit to Author: Xinhua| Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 16:16:32 +0000

WASHINGTON, D. C.: US President Joe Biden on Friday (Saturday in Manila) met virtually with leaders of Japan, India and Australia over Covid-19, climate change and other regional issues. The meeting focused primarily on pressing global crises including Covid-19 and the climate crisis, Biden’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told reporters at a White House […]

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Biden to meet Australia, India, Japan PMs

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 06:46:08 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Joe Biden will hold first-ever joint talks Friday with the leaders of Australia, India and Japan, boosting an emerging four-way alliance often cast as a bulwark against China. It will be one of the first summits, albeit in virtual format, for Biden, who has vowed to revive US alliances in the […]

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From the White House to the dog house: Biden’s pooches sent home after ‘biting incident’

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 05:36:08 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has sent his two dogs back to his family home in Wilmington, Delaware, after the younger of the two German Shepherds was involved in a “biting incident” with a White House security agent, US media said on Monday. Three-year-old Major, whom Biden and his wife Jill adopted in November 2018 […]

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Huawei CEO hopes for ‘open policy’ from Biden administration

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:42:53 +0000

TAIYUAN: The CEO and founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei called on Tuesday for an open approach from new US President Joe Biden, after the firm was battered by sanctions imposed by Donald Trump’s administration. Ren Zhengfei said his “confidence in Huawei’s ability to survive has grown” despite its travails across much of the western […]

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