Joe Biden

The 46th President of the United States
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Democratic politician Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States of America having served as the 47th vice-president of the United States under Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017.

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In addressing global warming and other issues, China’s president in a message no doubt aimed at the US stressed international rules should not be dictated by a single big power.
An agreement on tackling climate change shows that Beijing and Washington, despite relations having soured to their worst in decades, are able to set aside differences and work for the common good.
Working with Beijing rather than against it will bring mutual benefit and help resolve the world’s challenges.
The US has in recent weeks increased its official contact with Taipei and ramped up activities in the Taiwan Strait.
SCMP ColumnistWang Xiangwei
Beijing may have objected, but the trip by American emissaries to Taipei served the important purpose of sending a message to the island that it needs to handle cross-strait relations prudently. 
Developments in Biden’s first 100 days in office suggest a swift return to the pre-Trump status quo is unlikely. While the Biden team is conducting a thorough review of Trump’s trade actions, it is clear there will be a high degree of continuity.
Visit by envoy John Kerry offers chance for the world’s two biggest carbon-emitters to steer their relations back towards cooperation.
Other countries are watching as the United States aims to tax and spend in the wake of the crippling pandemic, and corporations that have ridden the gravy train for so long are facing payback time.
While the Trump administration had no problem ‘haggling over the price of chickens’ with Beijing, Biden’s team seems focused on the re-establishment of a broader US negotiating position.
The mainstream liberal press thinks it’s a newfound political virtue for Joe Biden’s disappearing act but his performance at his first presidential press conference last week should give people pause
SCMP ColumnistAlex Lo
While acrimony and accusations dominated the media coverage, Beijing and Washington were able to lay down markers and understand each other’s bottom lines.
SCMP ColumnistWang Xiangwei
US President Joe Biden wants to stop China from being the world’s ‘leading, wealthiest, most powerful’ country. He needn’t bother.
SCMP ColumnistAlex Lo
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