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Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai
Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese parliamentarian Nobuo Kishi, a brother of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, visited President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei Thursday amid tension between...full story
updated 2016-05-05 07:24 PM
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Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese parliamentarian Nobuo Kishi, a brother of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, visited President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei Thursday amid tension between....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:24 PM

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of the 2016 race for the White House
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The candidates in the race for the White House are making the case to voters across the country in a fight to win the Republican....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:43 PM

Former Taiwan officials visit Taiping Island Former Taiwan officials visit Taiping Island

Central News Agency

A group of 20 former senior government officials from Taiwan, led by former Premier Hau Pei-tsun (郝柏村), visited Taiping Island in the South China....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:14 PM

Japan's Abe: Leaving EU could hurt Japanese investment in UK

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Britain will be a less attractive destination for Japanese investment if it leaves the European Union. Abe....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:01 PM

Disney CEO meets Chinese president ahead of park opening

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- The head of entertainment giant Disney had a rare official meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, a month before the....Fullstory

2016-05-05 08:22 PM

Cabinet OKs amendments to allow owners to bring pet meds from abroad

Central News Agency

The Cabinet passed amendments to the Veterinary Drugs Control Act, which will allow owners to bring medicines from abroad for their pets, during a....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:54 PM

Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman,....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:01 PM

Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences

Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The lives of nearly 400 death row inmates hang in the balance during oral arguments Thursday before Florida's Supreme Court, which....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:01 PM

The Latest: Republican criticizes Justice Department letter

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Justice Department's letter stating that Wednesday a North Carolina law that limits protections to LGBT people....Fullstory

2016-05-05 06:42 AM

Defender Adriano joins list of Barca players probed for tax

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Defender Adriano has joined the list of Barcelona players to be probed by Spain's prosecutors for alleged tax fraud. Prosecutor Ricardo Sanz-Gadea says....Fullstory

2016-05-05 06:01 AM

The Latest: Florida Supreme Court weighs death penalty law

Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the Florida Supreme Court weighing whether death row inmates' sentences should be reduced to life in prison after....Fullstory

2016-05-05 11:22 PM

Kaohsiung Port can accommodate U.S. aircraft carrier: MND

Central News Agency

Kaohsiung Port in southern Taiwan is capable of accommodating the American aircraft carrier, the USS John C. Stennis, but no assessment has ever been....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:15 PM

Pakistan arrests 13 for strangling, burning girl for 'honor'

Associated Press

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani police say they have arrested 13 members of a local tribal council who strangled a local girl and set her....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:01 PM

Myanmar anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyi

Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A head of a Buddhist nationalist group says a prominent anti-Muslim activist has been arrested for posting a provocative statement on....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:01 PM

Turkey eyes visa-free travel to Europe but hurdles remain
By DOMINIQUE SOGUEL
Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Visa-free travel to Europe may be finally within Turkey's grasp, but the remaining benchmarks it must meet by June are not easy....Fullstory

2016-05-05 08:22 PM

UK votes in local elections expected to deal blow to Labour

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. Voters are electing legislatures....Fullstory

2016-05-05 05:22 PM

How Trump broke the rules of modern politics, and won anyway
By NANCY BENAC
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can't be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it. Donald Trump took the rules of modern politics,....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:01 PM

Australia says most dangerous Australian IS operative killed

Associated Press

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The Australian government says Australia's most dangerous known Islamic State movement operative has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq. Attorney-General....Fullstory

2016-05-05 11:01 AM

APNewsBreak: New rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths
By MATTHEW DALY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, even....Fullstory

2016-05-05 06:01 AM

Taiwan's premier-designate visits legislature

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) Taiwan's premier-designate Lin Chuan on Thursday visited the Legislative Yuan to garner support from the legislature's Speaker Su Jia-chyuan and legislative....Fullstory

2016-05-05 12:00 AM

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