Lawmakers vote closes down Philippines' largest TV network

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, one of the critical news agencies the president has repeatedly threatene...

Philippine lawmakers have voted to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, ABS-CBN Corp.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine lawmakers have voted to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, ABS-CBN Corp.

Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs

AL-HANABIYA, Yemen (AP) — When Issa Nasser was born late last year in a village in northern Yemen, his weight was about 3 kilograms, or 6.6 pounds. Now, the 7-month-old infant weighs nearly the same —...

CUHK Business School Research Finds Individuals With Diverse Skills More Likely to Form Startups and Succeed as Entrepreneurs

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 26 June 2020 - If you have ever been called a "jack-of-all-trades," you can rest assured the phrase "master of none" isn't far behind. At the very least, it is o...

Filipina journalist critical of Duterte convicted of libel

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An award-winning journalist critical of the Philippine president was convicted of libel and sentenced to jail Monday in a decision called a major blow to press freedom in an...

Philippine TV network fights closure with court petition

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' largest TV and radio network, which was shut this week by a government regulator, asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to allow it to return to the air amid ...

Philippine TV network’s shutdown amid pandemic sparks uproar

Philippine church and business leaders expressed alarm Wednesday (May 6) over a government agency’s shutdown of the country’s largest TV and radio network, which has been a major provider ...

Philippines' leading TV network ordered to halt operations

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine government agency has ordered the country’s leading broadcast network, which the president has targeted for its critical news coverage, to halt operations. The ...

Taiwan refutes Philippine claim that China has say in OFW's fate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (April 29) rejected a Philippine official's claims that China has any say over the fate of a Filipina care...

Philippines says fate of caregiver up to Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a bizarre mixup of geography and jurisdictions, the Philippine government on Wednesday (April 29) said that the deportation of a Filipina caregiver who made controversi...

Taiwan research team proposes alternative coronavirus cure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of researchers from the National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) has proposed an alternative method for developing a Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to prevent ...

Philippines says Chinese tests only 40% accurate, backpedals after China complains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday (March 28) announced that some Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits donated to the country by China were only...

Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...

Coronavirus might have saved more lives in China than it cost: Stanford researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of March 23, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed 3,270 lives in China, according to official figures from that country; but the lives saved by the reduction in air p...

Philippines media report I-Mei workers’ letter played role in end of Taiwan flight ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of a decision to overturn a travel ban on Taiwan motivated by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) Friday (Feb. 14) migh...