Published: Jun 24, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declared for the first time that the U.S. Constitution protects an individual's right to carry a handgun in public for self-defence, handing a landmark victory to gun rights advocates in a nation deeply divided over how to address firearms violence.
Published: Jun 23, 2022
With U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday calling for a three-month suspension of the federal gasoline tax to combat record prices, experts and motorists are saying they're unimpressed, even as opposition from lawmakers within Biden’s own party suggests the tax hiatus may never go into effect.
Published: Jun 03, 2022
Declaring "Enough, enough!" U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged Congress to ban assault weapons, expand background checks and implement other sensible gun control measures to address a string of mass shootings that have struck the United States.
Published: May 30, 2022
President Joe Biden tried to comfort families in the south Texas town of Uvalde on Sunday after the nation's deadliest school shooting in a decade as federal officials announced they would review local law enforcement's slow response to the attack.
Published: May 24, 2022
China has hit back at United States President Joe Biden's claims that Washington would militarily defend Taiwan, warning that no one should underestimate the nation's "firm resolve, staunch will and strong ability" to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Published: May 23, 2022
US President Joe Biden’s trip to Asia and his choice of South Korea as his first stop underscore Washington’s willingness to address global supply chain uncertainties largely posed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, along with efforts to counter dependence on China.
Published: May 13, 2022
US President Joe Biden opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders with a promise to spend US$150 million on their infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness, and other efforts aimed at countering the influence of rival China on Thursday.